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Doing translation in an application is a tough task.  I wrote the following perl script to help the process along a bit using google translates v2 api.  This script was written in 10 minutes and isn’t perfect but it did my whole project so I decided top share it here for others that may need it. This perl script requires...

If you’ve used Cart66 before then I’m sure you realize it’s pretty lacking in features.  In fact to really get a store going you have to do a lot of manual intervention and hacking.  It just doesn’t seem very clean.  The idea that you have to make a post or page your self for every product seems very kludge and...

Life is great, you have your very own WordPress site.  Your own soapbox to stand on and rant to the world!  Then one day your hosting provider gives you a tragic new, ‘Your site has been hacked!’   Your whole world is crushed, your privacy on your public facing blog is gone! So your WordPress site got hacked, now what?...

With CakePHP 2.0 the authentication system has been completely redesigned to allow for extending the Auth component to allow other methods of authentication and authorization.  I finally sat down last weekend and updated my LDAPAuth component to work with the new version.  While I was doing it I added a few new features that people had been asking for. Also...

There have been many times where I need to have some sort of revision ability in my cake apps.  I’ve looked through the bakery and never found a very good clean solution.  I thought about it for a bit and it seems like a pretty simple thing to do, so I made a light weight simple behavior that provides this...

It official WordPress eCommerce is for every one now. Update: 3/3/2012 Packages have been updated, ecommerce-feeder is now available via WordPress plugins I just finished up another Migrate Plugin.  The new plugin allows users of Zencart to migrate to WordPress eCommerce with just a few clicks.  To make things even better, this time around I added support for Order History.  So...

Everybody Plays Guitar, few play well! WordPress or WP as I call it went viral long ago, with 54% or all CMS systems using WP it’s obvious it’s not a fad.  But with that many people using the code, you also have lots of people now vulnerable to a whole slew of attacks.  Because WordPress is so easy to use, many...

So I’ve been spending the last several months working with the WordPress eCommerce team on developing a really awesome new eCommerce shopping cart for wordpress.  I’ve been mainly working on the 3.8-dev branch helping get the bugs out, cleaning code, adding in some feautres here and there etc.  Alas I’ve been burning the candles at both ends because on top...

This is just a list of awesome resources I’ve found for doing creating art on the web. Graphics General Free Icons http://freeiconsweb.com/icons.html Adobe Photoshop http://photoshop-freebies.com/ Great Tutorial on Cutting out / Masking objects http://www.melissaclifton.com/tutorial-pentool2.html Smooth Gradient Tutorial http://tutorialblog.org/smooth-gradient-header/ Web 2.0 Design Kit http://www.photoshoplab.com/web20-design-kit.html Web 2.0 Style Tabs http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/design-a-web-20-tab-with-photoshop/ Free Brushes http://getbrushes.com/ More Awesome Brushes http://www.brusheezy.com/brushes?p=3 Illustrator Free Vector Art http://www.freevectors.net...

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