Frédéric G. Marand's blog

Site upgrade on 2013-05-01

The PHP-GTK community site was upgraded from Drupal 5 at long last, after it got hacked with minimal damage in April. That long overdue upgrade was an occasion to update both Drupal core and contrib code and the site custom code to more recent versions and higher quality/security levels. It is always humbling to revisit one's code 5 years later and see how what seemed like a good idea one day may appear like something one would never have written, in retrospect.

Damage and recovery

Glade v3.4.1 for windows!

Glade 3.x screenshot on Win32 The prolific though anonymous author of the PHP-GTK2 Cookbook just mentioned an early build of the latest Glade for Win32 : Glade v3.4.1 for windows!

After giving the 3.x versions a spin, I can only suggest PHP-GTK2 developers already using Glade try it too, as the single-window UI improvement definitely changes impressions regarding the usability of Glade.

The results of the 2007 IDE poll are in !

Following a two-weeks poll, a first for the community site, the results for the development environment used by PHP-GTK developers are in.

Results for the sprint 2007 IDE poll on php-gtk.eu

Unsurprisingly, Eclipse and Zend Studio come ahead of the IDE pack (most PHP developers seem to favor the Zend-led Eclipse PDT over alternative plugins), with a major difference over the smaller players (from 25% for Zend Studio down to 4% for the next choice) Surprises are elsewhere:

New RPC services and documentation

Starting today, the community site exposes a new XML-RPC service offering access to its daily statistics, in addition to the existing geo_nick API.

New reference pages are available about these:

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