Fast price count down on javascript

If you need simple price count down for your web site it’s easy realized on javascript. We can use setInterval() function for this purpose. But if you need fast count down, e.g. decrease high price for 1 cent per step that time interval for setInterval() function will be too small. So we have two trouble with small time interval (less then 200 ms). First is…

phpdaemon installation, configuration and usage tips & tricks

If you own a website with too many AJAX requests like autocomplete or real-time features like auction bidding that require quick response and you also use Zend Framework or any other PHP heavy library/framework on your backend, then you end up with way too many HTTP requests to the backend each of them requires framework bootstrapping. You can launch any PHP profiler like xdebug to…

Using Zencoder with Zend Framework

Zencoder is an API-based online video and audio encoding service. Zencoder converts videos from your website, application, or video library into formats that are compatible with web playback, mobile phone, or any other device you need to support. Zencoder have friendly API and php library. We can use this library with Zend Framework after some modifications. Click here to download modified library.

Zend_Gdata_Youtube and disallowing commenting/embedding of video

Even in the latest ZF stable release 1.11.4 there is still no support of new Youtube API accessControl element. The framework is still using yt:noembed option and has no support for disallowing commenting at all. As I tried yt:noembed – it wasn’t working, so we need to add support to ZF of this feature. First we need to understand how Youtube feed needs to be…

Website Screen scraping using Zend Framework

ZF is a component-based framework, so we can only use some of its packages for a specific task. For example, if we don’t need to build a site and don’t need MVC, dispatchers, routers and so on, we can include only necessary packages for the task. Assume we need to build a screen-scrapper for a site or group of sites. We’d need Zend_Dom_Query with its…

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