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oracle forms type app for php/mysql? - Hey everyone, Has anyone ever seen any type of applications for PHP/MySQL that works similarly to Oracle's forms app? We have a bunch of filemaker db's that we need to convert over to some other platform. And Oracle's forms app is great because it a Mark M. Jan 8, 2012 9:22 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Houston PHP Users Group January Meeting - Guys, Sorry for the late notice on this, but our speaker for this month's session won't be able to make it, and has requested a few days to reschedule. We are trying to set up the meeting for this month still, so I will be in touch when I know Joao Prado M. Jan 2, 2012 11:19 AM
Senior UI Software Developer at Alert Logic - user 3. Nov 15, 2011 4:55 PM
Re: [houston-php] Last Call: Workshop & Happy Hour - Only a few seats left! - Preview not available Iris Nov 8, 2011 12:04 PM
Last Call: Workshop & Happy Hour - Only a few seats left! - Preview not available user 7. Nov 8, 2011 11:53 AM
LAST DAY of Special Pricing for UX Fundamentals Workshop - Preview not available user 7. Oct 31, 2011 9:20 AM
LAST WEEK of Special Pricing for UX Fundamentals Workshop - Preview not available user 7. Oct 25, 2011 11:49 AM
Top 5 Reasons to Attend ZendCon 2011! - user 1. Sep 27, 2011 10:55 AM
Early Bird period for ZendCon ends this week! - Don’t forget that the Early Bird period for the user 1. Sep 7, 2011 11:27 AM
Meetup Series Cancelled: Houston PHP Users Group Monthly Meetup - Guys, I apologize for the late notice on this, but I just got word that the Zebec Center (the space that we were using for the past few months) is no longer available for the meetings as they are now going to be renting that space. I canceled t Joao Prado M. Aug 30, 2011 11:17 AM
Re: [houston-php] PHP Developer Opportunity - Hey so... Please forgive the ahole-ness of my response, but is this list mainly used for recruiting?  I'm actually interested in gleaning PHP dev related info, or at least some inspiration as I learn PHP. If I had good things to add at Blaine M. Aug 17, 2011 3:17 PM
Recall: [houston-php] PHP Developer Opportunity - Jennifer Gandy would like to recall the message, "[houston-php] PHP Developer Opportunity". user 1. Aug 17, 2011 2:47 PM
RE: [houston-php] PHP Developer Opportunity - user 1. Aug 17, 2011 2:46 PM
Re: [houston-php] PHP Developer Opportunity - We are looking for a joomla developer who can code, and develop Components, Modules, and Plugins. This is for the 1.5, 1.6, 1.7 versions. We have a lot of work, and can offer very good pay on contract. Please contact me for detai Christian D. Aug 17, 2011 2:38 PM
PHP Developer Opportunity - user 1. Aug 17, 2011 2:23 PM
Wordpress Development Opportunity - Preview not available Miguel M. Aug 10, 2011 9:12 PM
Thank You!!!! - user 1. Aug 9, 2011 5:03 PM
Discount on tickets to ZendCon 2011!! - user 1. Aug 8, 2011 9:26 AM
RE: [houston-php] Can you point me in the right direction? - user 1. Aug 4, 2011 9:24 AM
RE: [houston-php] Can you point me in the right direction? - user 3. Aug 3, 2011 10:41 PM
Can you point me in the right direction? - user 1. Aug 3, 2011 10:17 PM
Re: [houston-php] PHP 5.3 Reference Book suggestion? - Toby, Have you considered downloading the manual from php.net ? That way you have all the latest tidbits and you can print it out too. http://www.php.net/download-do­cs.ph user 1. Aug 2, 2011 8:14 AM
RE: [houston-php] PHP 5.3 Reference Book suggestion? - Thanks for that advice and to some extent I even took it. I ordered a PHP 5.2 reference book and the the differences between PHP 5.2 and 5.3 are not yet so severe, and thos user 1. Aug 1, 2011 9:10 PM
RE: [houston-php] PHP 5.3 Reference Book suggestion? - Checked with amazon as well. I ended up going for a PHP 5.2 reference book and everything else I need to know about PHP 5.3 I will look up online... user 1. Aug 1, 2011 9:08 PM
RE: [houston-php] PHP 5.3 Reference Book suggestion? - Hey Joe, thanks for the tip, but I already own a PHP4 reference book and would never trade it with anything else :) I deci user 1. Aug 1, 2011 9:07 PM
Re: [houston-php] Seeking developer for innovative site - Hey Mark ... Is this jewlikethis.com ? Got any takers on sweat equity yet ? Christian Christian Dominguez Custom Web Appli Christian D. Aug 1, 2011 7:16 PM
Seeking developer for innovative site - Hello, I'm looking for an up-and-coming developer who loves working on start-ups. This website will be a new type of dating site, changing the way things are done online, so you should have experience with features like free/paid me Mark F Aug 1, 2011 7:14 PM
Re: [houston-php] PHP 5.3 Reference Book suggestion? - Scanned with AntiVir MailGuard v[masked] AVE[masked] VDF[masked] user 1. Jul 31, 2011 10:42 AM
RE: [houston-php] PHP 5.3 Reference Book suggestion? - I have a copy of a book that might fit what you are looki Jose A B. Jul 30, 2011 11:28 PM
Re: [houston-php] PHP 5.3 Reference Book suggestion? - In my experience nothing is as good as PHP.net ...perhaps you could create a printable "Essential PHP.net Reference"...I realize it's not a book per se, but it'll James Jul 30, 2011 2:37 PM
PHP 5.3 Reference Book suggestion? - Hey everyone, I'm trying to find a reference book for PHP 5.3... It should have roughly 500 pages and not be aimed at beginners. So anything user 1. Jul 30, 2011 1:06 AM
Announcing ZendCon 2011! - Hi everyone, user 1. Jul 28, 2011 10:34 AM
Update on next week's meeting - Kalley Powell from Kapow Consulting will be doing a presentation on CouchDB, a very popular NoSQL open-source project. CouchDB is a powerful database/web/application server that has some interesting case studies under its belt for such a y Joao Prado M. Jul 27, 2011 5:40 PM
Re: [houston-php] Eclipse IDE and SVN repositories - A couple, currently I am working on an application that is a web frontend written in PHP. Most of the critical data comes from an application written in C#. For the PHP application, I have tried both the zend version of eclipse, as well as the PHP plug-in Clint V. Dec 18, 2010 11:20 PM
Re: [houston-php] Eclipse IDE and SVN repositories - Thanks I'll check it out. I'm not married to anything. After working in C++ and Java and a little in Objective-C for the past year, I've gotten used to working with IDE's. Ted S. Dec 17, 2010 11:13 PM
Re: [houston-php] Eclipse IDE and SVN repositories - org.tigris.subversion is the plugin, if your doing this right now though why not setup GIT instead. most shops are working on moving to GIT or are claiming to be " Clint V. Dec 17, 2010 10:31 PM
Eclipse IDE and SVN repositories - Ted S. Dec 17, 2010 8:24 PM
Re: [houston-php] CAPTCHA inquiry - I'll second ReCAPTCHA as being solid. It has a great interface and is easy to use. On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 10:01 AM, Joao Prado Maia < [address removed] > Clint V. Nov 22, 2010 8:38 PM
Re: [houston-php] CAPTCHA inquiry - Miguel, I recommend ReCAPTCHA: http://www.google.com/recaptcha. Works great and I've used it in many projects. --Joao On Nov 22, 2010, at 9:17 AM, Miguel Martinez wrote: > Greetings! > > I'm adding a CAPTCHA feature to a contact form fo Joao Prado M. Nov 22, 2010 10:01 AM
Re: [houston-php] CAPTCHA inquiry - This works great for me right out of the box.. compatible with CCK, webform and just about any other UI in Drupal.? http://drupal.org/project/capt­cha On Mon, Nov 22, Marla Nov 22, 2010 9:19 AM
CAPTCHA inquiry - Greetings! I'm adding a CAPTCHA feature to a contact form for a client. There is a number of PHP CAPTCHA, but I would like to know what you folks have used and what you recommend. -- Thank you, Miguel Martinez W Miguel M. Nov 22, 2010 9:16 AM
Re: [houston-php] MySQL Certification - For those trying to get started, here is an interesting read - it might be useful. http://www.aaronboodman.com/20­10/10/wherein-i-help-you-get-g­ood-job.html Miguel M. Nov 3, 2010 6:40 AM
Re: [houston-php] MySQL Certification - Is that it? Wow, UX Consultations run around $90+/Hour user 1. Oct 29, 2010 2:08 PM
Re: [houston-php] MySQL Certification - Ted S. Oct 29, 2010 2:00 PM
Re: [houston-php] MySQL Certification - My 2 cents... I have been writing software since late 80s and building Web applications since late 90s, both as a freelance consultant and a paid employee, and for large, medium, and small companies. One thing I have learned about compensation is t Miguel M. Oct 28, 2010 10:39 PM
Re: [houston-php] MySQL Certification - I meant design, development, etc. In most cases it a job where stuff been has developed, and it must be fined tuned and/or modified to do something the customer needs. On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 6:50 PM, Brandon Bissoon John P A. Oct 28, 2010 8:50 PM
Re: [houston-php] MySQL Certification - I've done UX Consultation but I've never heard of PHP/MySQL Consultation - How is it? Is it just telling the developers what they did wrong and can do right user 1. Oct 28, 2010 6:50 PM
Re: [houston-php] MySQL Certification - Any pointers on consulting fees. So far I've been playing it by ear, and trying to feel from customers what might be a good fee, but haven't seen a site that has information on reasonable rates, while not giving away the farm. I am talking about a John P A. Oct 28, 2010 5:35 PM
RE: [houston-php] MySQL Certification - I have certifications in Oracle (OCP - DBA), Lustre, and RHCE (RedHat). Todd Oct 28, 2010 9:40 AM
Re: [houston-php] MySQL Certification - I agree - the more real world the better, but you do occasionally get a hiring manager that throws a programming test. In those instances - the more book knowle user 1. Oct 27, 2010 3:51 PM
Re: [houston-php] MySQL Certification - I'm GM of CPAP.com and ran the software department before that. Instead of hiring when we have a specific role to fill, we've adopted an "always be hiring, be very picky" approach. To that end our team has interviewed a large number of candidates fo Johnny G. Oct 27, 2010 1:34 PM
Re: [houston-php] MySQL Certification - In my opinion certifications?just give you a starting point. The best experience you can get if you are not learning on the job is to work open source projects, for example Wordpress.?Try reverse engineering them, or adding extension/modules, or fixing bu Miguel M. Oct 27, 2010 12:19 PM
Re: [houston-php] MySQL Certification - Developers don't but hiring managers seem to. And yes, absolutely get your code out there. If you don't have published code they shall likely ask you to make some demo code or take a programming test. If you work on public project you are get Will B. Oct 27, 2010 12:03 PM
Re: [houston-php] MySQL Certification - From my own experience, many developers (especially those that have transitioned over into management positions) don't put much stock in certifications. I think the best kind of experience you can have is other quality developers or DBAs that can vouc Evan K Oct 27, 2010 11:46 AM
Re: [houston-php] MySQL Certification - Not any specific employer... yet, just trying to add some value to my work that I currently do as well as my resume.? So I guess I'd like to get certified for my own benefit. ? My background is ME and I'm trying to wor Jason B. Oct 27, 2010 11:11 AM
Re: [houston-php] MySQL Certification - Whom are you getting certifie Will B. Oct 27, 2010 10:46 AM
MySQL Certification - Hello Everyone, ? I'm still pretty much a noob when it comes to PHP and MySQL (~1yr experience).? I have recently been looking into the CMDBA 5.1 certification that is mentioned on the MySQL website.? However, when you go Jason B. Oct 27, 2010 10:31 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Houston PHP Users Group Monthly Meetup - Guys, I apologize for the somewhat late notice on this, but I need to cancel the November meeting as I'm going to be on vacation that week. I'll see you guys again in December! --Joao Houston PHP Users Group Mo Joao Prado M. Oct 26, 2010 3:41 PM
Re: [houston-php] What are good Houston PHP salaries? - I have a heavy graphic design background and this i user 1. Oct 25, 2010 7:04 PM
Re: [houston-php] What are good Houston PHP salaries? - To Melvin: Well, Melvin, I don't have an answer as I'm pretty much in the same boat (financialwise, jobwise, career, etc) as you, but I'd really be interested in answers too. I have a long history in graphics and what interests me right now is the dev Daniel Scott S. Oct 25, 2010 5:19 PM
Re: [houston-php] What are good Houston PHP salaries? - I have read many of these posts and find everything that you guys talk about quite interesting. I don't know if this is off topic but I have to ask. I've been doing web development for a short while and I would consider myself an "intermediate novic user 1. Oct 24, 2010 3:26 AM
Re: [houston-php] What are good Houston PHP salaries? - Ted, > What I learned is that while adopting PHP is free, it is not worth the risk. But PHP is **so** bad that spending hundreds of thousands of dollars JUST on ASP.NET infrastructure (SQL Server licenses, etc.) during the recession is worth it, becau Joao Prado M. Oct 20, 2010 9:47 AM
Re: [houston-php] What are good Houston PHP salaries? - That sounds like a story of an bad technology / management decision; not indicative of the entire Houston IT economy. High-paying PHP jobs are out there, but like most other high-paying jobs you won't find them on public job boards. Chris O. Oct 20, 2010 8:54 AM
Re: [houston-php] What are good Houston PHP salaries? - Ted S. Oct 20, 2010 8:19 AM
Re: [houston-php] What are good Houston PHP salaries? - I am going to push back on the idea that Houston doesn't have a tech scene. The last couple of post on this mailing list refutes that point. The scene might not be aIl that active, but nevertheless it does exist. I have seen some Clint V. Oct 20, 2010 12:47 AM
Re: [houston-php] What are good Houston PHP salaries? - If you we are adding topics t Will B. Oct 19, 2010 12:52 PM
Re: [houston-php] What are good Houston PHP salaries? - I like Will's list of requirements: Principles of Computer Science (basic programming); Eric S. Oct 19, 2010 12:39 PM
Re: [houston-php] What are good Houston PHP salaries? - After 15 years this IT stuff, Will B. Oct 19, 2010 12:29 PM
Re: [houston-php] What are good Houston PHP salaries? - PHP positions in Houston aren't heavy on enterprise level. I had a non-management position in .NET Share Point at age 20 making 65K. To be honest,regardles user 1. Oct 19, 2010 12:03 PM
looking for a job - I am looking for a job as a Business Analyst, desktop or Helpdesk Any help is appreciated. ?my resume is attached to the email.? ? Anouar Seljouki [address removed] user 8. Oct 19, 2010 11:45 AM
Re: [houston-php] What are good Houston PHP salaries? - One thought I had when reading Will's reply is that I am not sure I agree that IT staff can easily jump from tech to tech, and certainly I don't think the impression from the people doing the hiring is that. ?Take a look at just content management Eric S. Oct 19, 2010 11:41 AM
Re: [houston-php] What are good Houston PHP salaries? - I can't speak for PHP, but UN Will B. Oct 19, 2010 11:30 AM
What are good Houston PHP salaries? - Ted S. Oct 16, 2010 11:41 PM
Looking for freelancer/developer with CodeIgniter experience - Hi Everyone, I apologize for using the mailing list, but I figured it's the quickest way to reach out to everyone locally here in Houston. I'm the lone developer for a small web development company here Drew J Oct 16, 2010 8:51 PM
Re: [houston-php] Mix html with php vs php string. - It's very difficult to contend with an XKCD reference. -- Sean T. Dundon [address removed] user 4. Oct 15, 2010 2:44 AM
Re: [houston-php] Mix html with php vs php string. - Try doing #1 for the main template and #2 for the controls on the page. If you try to do your entire page via #2 your missing out on what PHP is about. What you dont want is.... <? if and and and and and ?& Clint V. Oct 15, 2010 12:04 AM
Re: [houston-php] Mix html with php vs php string. - I have a completely different suggestion. Learn a good framework like Symphony or one of the many others. It may seem like a lot to absorb now, but in the long run it'll be a big win. Sen user 6. Oct 13, 2010 10:46 PM
Re: [houston-php] Mix html with php vs php string. - Thanks for the all input guys. Given the response I believe option #2 will fit my situation more.?? On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 10:20 PM, Chris Oakman < chris.oakman@gm Jonny N. Oct 13, 2010 10:32 PM
Re: [houston-php] Mix html with php vs php string. - Chris you tha man - Now that's coding! user 1. Oct 13, 2010 10:27 PM
Re: [houston-php] Mix html with php vs php string. - This is how I would write it:�� http://pastebin.com/7ifj2Vh5 Major changes: Chris O. Oct 13, 2010 10:20 PM
Re: [houston-php] Mix html with php vs php string. - Hey Sean, I wrote a script that allows me to import my php scripts and it returns HTML markup with styling. This allows me to paste the php/markup in va user 1. Oct 13, 2010 9:55 PM
Re: [houston-php] Mix html with php vs php string. - Well, I really like Brandon's example, especially the coloring, which is something I'll have to figure out. Personally, for little widgets like that I like to keep things pretty simple, and I really don't like constructing html tags with PHP. It's st user 4. Oct 13, 2010 8:53 PM
Re: [houston-php] Mix html with php vs php string. - This is just a quick example <?php user 1. Oct 13, 2010 8:21 PM
Re: [houston-php] Mix html with php vs php string. - The example I gave you was to simple to address the complexity. Here is my real concern. <?php switch($item['type']):­ ??? case 1: /* ComboBox */ ?> ??? <select name='dyn<?php echo $item['name']; ?>'> Jonny N. Oct 13, 2010 7:13 PM
Re: [houston-php] Mix html with php vs php string. - Oh, absolutely mix the two of them. Even better, declare all of your variables and do your calculations at the top: Some people don't like t user 4. Oct 13, 2010 1:58 PM
Re: [houston-php] Mix html with php vs php string. - #1 There are cases when you want to use something like #2, but in general PHP code should look like PHP and HTML should look like HTML. -- Chris On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 5:50 PM, J Chris O. Oct 12, 2010 6:04 PM
Mix html with php vs php string. - I need your input regarding mix html with php or just create a php string. See example below. 1. Html mix with php <html> <head></head> <body> <h3><?php echo 'Hello World'; ?></h3> Jonny N. Oct 12, 2010 5:50 PM
Houston PHP Users Group Monthly Meetup Details - Guys, This month we will have a couple of guests from Comsys, a recruiting company, that will discuss a few job opportunities that they are trying to hire for a few local clients. They will also provide us with some snacks and drinks, so join u Joao Prado M. Oct 6, 2010 1:00 PM
[houston-php] Latest Project -Need the Group's Critique - How's it going group, I just launched dev beta for the Houston Museum of Natural Science's new website. I built it on PHP, MySQL + MsSQL, JQuery/AJAX. Rig user 1. Oct 2, 2010 9:18 AM
RE: [houston-php] In the market for new position - Because he wants critique on his program I use "Reply All" to welcome rebuttals and other inputs. We belong to a group, so everyone brings experience from vario user 1. Sep 22, 2010 12:23 PM
RE: [houston-php] In the market for new position - Perhaps you guys should start a private e-mail thread. Ther Todd Sep 22, 2010 10:22 AM
Re: [houston-php] In the market for new position - Yeah, that's my specialty. I started out in graphic design, then into programming for web applications and then over time I found a passion for bridging the 2 a user 1. Sep 21, 2010 7:35 PM
Re: [houston-php] In the market for new position - what is UX? user experience On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 7:07 PM, Brandon Bissoon < [address removed] > wrote: Jonny N. Sep 21, 2010 7:30 PM
Re: [houston-php] In the market for new position - I don't much comments on performance, I think it's sufficient and I can't tell true performance because it's only returning 6 records at the moment. I tend to r user 1. Sep 21, 2010 7:07 PM
Re: [houston-php] In the market for new position - Go ahead and give me some comments on it. I am new to php and eager to learn. Site is all database driven. Only the tab is hard-coded at the moment. Everything else can be change using the database(required fields, number of question what type of Jonny N. Sep 21, 2010 5:53 PM
Re: [houston-php] In the market for new position - Not bad functionality wise - But since you're working on, I'll save my comments until you're done. "A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man giv user 1. Sep 21, 2010 5:25 PM
Re: [houston-php] In the market for new position - Sort of. Check out a site that I am currently working on. ? Tomball.mine.nu/ticket On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 5:06 PM, Kerwin < Jonny N. Sep 21, 2010 5:18 PM
Re: [houston-php] In the market for new position - Thanks for the advice. I have a few clients from craigslist but they are no longer in need of my service. Job done to well LOL. On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 5:04 PM, Brandon Bissoon < Jonny N. Sep 21, 2010 5:17 PM
Re: [houston-php] In the market for new position - Dallas, Austin, Houston and College Station. All are GREAT market for telecommuters. Have a fool proof resume, a nice portfolio site and this market will litera user 1. Sep 21, 2010 5:15 PM
Re: [houston-php] In the market for new position - Brandon, which part of Craig List do you hit up? Kerwin Kerwin Sep 21, 2010 5:06 PM

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