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Arduino Traffic Lights #1: Introduction

Introduction January will be my last month working at Ibuildings. During my time at Ibuildings I have worked on a lot of interesting challenging projects, made a lot of new friends, learned a lot from my co-workers and hopefully they … Continue reading

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PhpRestService: Simple PHP5 REST framework

Once again I started another open source project. This project focuses on setting up RESTful webservices with PHP. The REpresentational State Transfer (REST) protocol is a set of architectural principles for designing RESTful webservices. The term representational state transfer was … Continue reading

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Dutch PHP Conference 2011

Last weekend I went to the Dutch PHP Conference 2011 (DPC11) in Amsterdam.  The first day, Thursday, was the tutorial day, where you could choose between four workshops. On Friday and Saturday talks were given by speakers from all around … Continue reading

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PlugWeb: Creating the driver

In the previous post I introduced the concepts for the PlugWeb application. In this blogpost I will cover developing the driver for the plugwise network. The plugwise network The plugwise network consist of a set wireless devices communicating with each … Continue reading

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Visited the monthly PHPBenelux monthly meeting

Last Tuesday I went to the monthly PHPBenelux meeting after work. This time the meeting was held at Enrise located in Amersfoort. Look on the PHPBenelux agenda for more information about when and where the meetings are. The first talk … Continue reading

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PhpTaskDaemon: Configuring, starting and monitoring the daemon

Last post I talked about the defining Tasks using the abstract Task class of the PhpTaskDaemon project. I also provided a simple example task implementation. This time I will go into how the daemon can be started, stopped and monitored. … Continue reading

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PhpTaskDaemon: Defining Tasks

Last blog posts I introduced the PhpTaskDaemon project and provided a current state of alternatives for running php in the background. This time I will provide the basic concept for creating PhpTaskDaemon. First of all I start with some (useful) … Continue reading

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PlugWeb: System architecture overview

PlugWeb goals The first goal of this project is create a component which is able to communicate with the plugwise devices in a linux environment. After this goal has been achieved it is time to use the component to create … Continue reading

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PhpTaskDaemon: An introduction

PHP is most often used for developing web based applications. But PHP can also be used for developing starting scripts using the command line. Scripts can easily be run as cron jobs, daemons, gearman workers and some other techniques to … Continue reading

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PlugWeb: An introduction

This is the first blog post in a series about developing a web application called PlugWeb. This first post is an introduction to the project. The goals and requirements for this project will be defined. The last part contains an … Continue reading

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