Open Source

Cloud9 IDE: My first impression

After I could gather some experience with Cloud9 IDE today, I’m in the process of customizing it to my needs. For example, the run and preview buttons seem useless when using Cloud9 as editor only: Most PHP/JavaScript Web apps are constantly running in another tab anyways and usually don’t require compilation (as a developer, I…
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Howto: Install Cloud9 IDE on CentOS 6.3 / Linux

There is an interesting (and free) alternative for those who are sick of (re-)installing Eclipse, Aptana, Zend Studio, PhpStorm, NetBeans or other IDEs on each new computer they use – or for those who don’t have 1 GB of RAM left to waste just to run a source code editor. I used to work with…
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How to contribute to JavaScriptMVC 3.0

If you are reading this, I can safely assume you know what JavaScriptMVC (JMVC) is, what its features are, and what components it consists of, namely: FuncUnit (the test framework) DocumentJS (the documentation engine) jQuery (JavaScriptMVC uses a special fork with added bugfixes) JavaScriptMVC  (the core framework) Steal (the code manager / script loader; sometimes…
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JavaScriptMVC 1.5 released

A new stable release of the JavaScriptMVC framework was released yesterday :) Justin Meyer developed it, while working with us on a new Web application. Some features like the new custom events are direct results of this project. He did an excellent job! New features include: Env.js/Shrinksafe based compression: A custom env to simulate the…
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JavaScript Components

My blog was a calm place for a while now, because I’m terribly busy with writing code (like it should be…). With this posting, I want to present the prototype of JavaScript Components, which are comparable to Swing Components in Java. They make use of the Composite Pattern. That means every Component can act as…
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Updated version of Zend_Db_Adapter_Odbtp_Mssql

As people start asking me about that ODBTP adapter for Zend Framework, I will publish it as attachment to this post now. It should work with the latest version of Zend Framework (as reported by a developer). If you want to use it, just copy the files to your include path (make sure the path…
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