jgmdev blog

02
Mar 2014

PHP Beyond the Web

PHP Beyond the Web
While doing some casual reading at the news site slashdot, I stumbled at an article that got my attention titled "Free (Gratis) Version of Windows Could Be a Reality Soon". As always, the user comments are really fun to read so I was ready with my bag of popcorn for ...
02
Mar 2014

Forums Back Online

Forums Back Online
Today I took some time to write a small sqlite_* compatibility layer for phpbb3 that uses new PDO in order to access the database. I converted the old database from version 2 to version 3 of sqlite and everything seems to be working just fine. This compatibility layer was needed because ...
06
Feb 2014

Visualization of Development

Visualization of Development
Getting a little bit bored of day to day work I found about the Gource project (a tool to visualize a code repository). I got really curious as how wxPHP development would look after visualizing it with this tool. So I did some ffmpeg x11grab and put it together on ...
27
Dec 2013

New 3.0.0.0 Release!

New 3.0.0.0 Release!
Happy holidays to everyone! I spend some time these days working on wxPHP and finally I'm happy to announce the 3.0.0.0 version which is based on wxWidgets 3.0.0 as you can notice on the version scheme. So for those people still interested on doing some PHP GUI development here is a ...
24
Dec 2013

ArchLinux PKGBUILD

ArchLinux PKGBUILD
These holidays some work has been ongoing in wxPHP and one of this is support for building the extension under archlinux. The PKGBUILD script was uploaded to the ArchLinux User Repository which you can find on: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/php-wxwidgets-git/ To install it you can use a package manager that supports aur like yaourt yaourt ...
06
Jul 2013

New Developer and Mac OSX Bundle

New Developer and Mac OSX Bundle
New developer I welcome Thomas Sahlin to the team who did various contributions for the past days to improve and fix some of the issues he found on wxPHP. Also he started porting the samples from wxWidgets into wxPHP. Here is some of the work he has done already: Modified code_generator ...
24
Dec 2012

Happy Christmas! Version 2.9.4.1 Released

Happy Christmas! Version 2.9.4.1 Released
First of all Happy Christmas to all! On the past days I took some time to make some builds with the most recent changes and tag them as 2.9.4.1 on the github repository. I added builds for Raspbian (the official linux distribution for the raspberry pi), Ubuntu 12.10 and Microsoft Windows (based ...
22
Dec 2012

PEG a php extension generator

PEG a php extension generator
Recently I started working on a generic extension generator for PHP based on the current wxphp one. The actual wxphp generator was heavily modified by me from older versions to support many new features (like templates) as be more easy to work with. Still the code isn't friendly at all, but ...
01
Oct 2012

PHP 5.4 Version Uploaded (dll only)

PHP 5.4 Version Uploaded (dll only)
Hi everyone! After several request to build wxPHP for PHP 5.4 on windows I took the time and did it on a hurry :D I forgot to change internal version from 2.9.4.0 to 2.9.4.1 since this build includes latest fixes for windows as some other minor improvements. Later I will try to ...
05
Jun 2012

Code Completion Interface File

Code Completion Interface File
Today I created a php scrip that generates an interface wxwidgets.php file that can be used by any IDE with code completion support like Eclipse, NetBeans, etc... You would just need to drop the interface file on your projects root directory and you will get code completion for wxWidgets constants, functions, ...