Using Eclipse for PHP Development

Eclipse is a powerful Integrated Development Environment (IDE) associated most with Java. However, using a powerful plug-in by Zend called PDT we can transform Eclipse into a great IDE for PHP.

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Free E-Book: The Blogger Template Book

I’m pleased to announce that one of our authors, Amanda Fazani, has allowed us to offer her wonderful E-Book on building Blogger templates to everyone for free. She’s done a fantastic job with this book. If you’ve been thinking about building Blogger templates, or are simply looking to refine your skills, I highly recommend that you read it. It goes into the details of choosing, uploading, and customizing themes.

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Installing WordPress Manually

This is part of a series of articles covering the basics of installing and using WordPress aimed at new-comers to WordPress and to CMS usage also.

In this tutorial, we will:

  • Upload the latest WordPress release via FTP to our webhost.
  • Create a database to store our posts.
  • Create a username with permissions for your database.
  • Install WordPress.

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