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development environments (IDEs) for, libraries to use with, or products based upon the PHP language.

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Cross platform JS/PHP editor software with FTP support and code hinting

For my web development purposes, I am looking for a code editor. In my case, it's mostly for JavaScript and PHP. Here are my requirements: Must have Syntax highlighting, Must have Code hinting (...
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Free Good PHP editor with FTP support for both Windows and MacOS

I'm a PHP developer and now I'm using a "free" version of Dreamweaver, I know that this one has the things I'm looking for, but its expensive. I've looked into some softwares like Aptana, Notepad++, ...
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Very lightweight minimalistic PHP (compatible with 5.2.14) framework useful for implementing a RESTful API

Here are the requirements: Must be compatible with PHP 5.2.14 Lose coupeling for maximum performance For comparison: Code Igniter needs 1500 ms for the "hello world" application on the target system....
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PHP/MySQL based forum with Facebook/Twitter/Google+ logins

I am in lookout for a forum that gets installed on an Apache-based server (like WordPress does). The following features are desirable: No ads Fully customisable or an option to choose from various ...
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Library to generate ODT (OpenOffice.Org) documents

My company is looking into exporting data from our web application into familiar, usable formats for end users. We're evaluating producing ODT (OpenOffice.Org Writer) files and I'm looking for a ...
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PHP editor with live view for Mac

I'm a rookie PHP programmer and want to find the easiest way to use PHP editor that has a live preview functionality built in. I have a server where I currently test out my new found skills, but ...
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PHP OCR library

Looking for a OCR Library to integrate into a PHP/JS/HTML5 Web Application. PHP is preferred however any language can be made to work via exec so if a non-PHP option is faster or high quality I'd like ...
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PHP contact form program

I'm looking for a PHP contact form program that fits the following requirements. Free Secure No attribution required Works with PHP5 + Very little or no CSS styling included in program Allowed to ...
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PHP Framework for User Login & Registration

Probably 99% of web applications have a login module and a database with the table of registered users. I think this is the very bare minimum of any web app. I was wondering if there is a sort ...
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PHP live support chat software

I'm looking for a php script that allows my users on my site to chat with a support agent. I'm looking for something like this but without being so expensive. Context: I am running a Minecraft ...
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Drop-in replacement for PHP-based image gallery “Gallery”?

Does anybody know a good alternative to Gallery, as that project is under hibernation? It would be nice if there is/was an active project which has the same feature-set. From Wikipedia: Gallery ...
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CMS with many out-of-the-box modules and friendly learning curve

I'm asked to recommend and possibly set up a CMS (or similar system) for a small community. We have typical Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP shared hosting where this should run. With the exception of perhaps a ...
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Visual HTML 5 Editor and Development tool

Currently I am using Microsoft Web Expression 4 SP2. It has some great features; like visual HTML 5 editor and a Microsoft Word similarity. But its an outdated software, 2012 and a deprecated one. You ...
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PHP/JS library for PDFs: marking, annotating, commenting

I am looking for a PHP/JS library with that would allow my users to: view a PDF file mark text (selecting) mark document fragments (let's say, with a semi-transparent rectangle or circle) add ...
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Is there a tool to convert PHP from higher version to lower version?

Is there a converter to convert PHP code from a higher version (e.g. dropdown-select PHP 5.7) to a lower version (e.g. dropdown-select PHP 5.2)? This would extremely useful for compatibility with ...
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Free PHP IDE with (zero configuration) debugging (for Windows)

I always seem to have trouble configuring NetBeans with Xdebug on a new machine. Is there a free Windows or cross-platform PHP IDE where debugging just works "out of the box"? Frankly, I do not care ...
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HTML to PDF Batch Mode Converter (or Library) that Respects CSS @font-face?

NOTES: My request covers software or libraries, hence why I'm posting here. I also checked the similar threads here, but they asked for something subtly different. I have the following HTML page: &...
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Which tiny open source CMS for a single page website?

I am making a small one-page website, consisting of 3 sections and a contact form. I want to allow the client to edit each of the sections/blocks using WYSIWYG. Preferably they should be edited in-...
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PHP verify .doc/.docx document respects template

I am now writing a PHP web application which manages theses and I only have one problem left: I have to verify if the submitted document respects a given format/template (e.g. LNCS). Could you suggest ...
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Admin / Dashboard starting point?

Anyone know of a good Dashboard or Admin Interface that I can use as a starting point to integrate all my code into? I have a bunch of administration forms to link to but am migrating away from the ...
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QR Code Generator Library (no web service)

I am looking for a QR Code generator library. It should be possible to use it in a .NET application. Free or paid (Open or closed source) Active maintenance of the library (there are some inactive ...
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Any text editor where I can collapse (fold) PHP array?

Are there any PHP text editors where I can expand or collapse multi-level arrays? In Notepad++ I can do it with comments or if constructs but not with array variables. Does there exist a program like ...
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Malware scanner for websites code?

I have multiple Linux CentOS servers that are scanned with the Google Webmaster Tools and when it finds some malicious code on my servers (shared/dedicated), the ranking of those site drops. What I ...
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Stable, well supported PHP framework with possibly form builder and graphs, charts

I haven't done any PHP coding for a few years and I have not, as yet, used a framework. Now I have a new project in mind and think that a well tested framework would save me a lot of the time that I ...
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I need a Joomla/Drupal calendar widget/extension

I am in the process of redesigning a PHP web site using Joomla or Drupal. I haven't quite decided on which I will use, so, I've been playing around with each. The current site allows our users to ...
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WordPress donation plugin that includes a list of donors

I need a plugin for WordPress that accepts donations and includes the possibility of giving a list of the donors and their comments. This plugin must have as many kinds of payment gateways as ...
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Looking for a Ruby/PHP file explorer

I'm looking for some fancier replacement of apaches directory listing. It should be a webbased fileexplorer which just displays the files inside a specific subfolder. It would be great if it also ...
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PHP web software for displaying a collection

I'd like to display a collection of physical items on the web. I have a web host (Bluehost) that uses PHP/MySQL. I'd like to display many photographs of my collection, and perhaps tag entries with ...
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Laravel package for visual page editor

I have a PHP website with Laravel 4 framework. I would like to find a visual page editor tool to integrate at front-end website that admin can edit content both of text and image like the Visual ...
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WordPress framework for actual developers

I've recently started looking for a theme or framework created for an actual developer. I'm not looking for a theme that has hundreds of options designed for the average joe to get the most out of ...
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Simple HTML5 drag/drop uploader WITH registration

I'm looking for a simple HTML5 drag/drop file uploader script. There are many out there, but would like to have people adding their email address, and after this they can upload files and submit their ...
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PHP library to transform Excel .xls .xlsx to OpenDocument .ods

I want to automatically convert Excel files (.xls, .xlsx) to OpenDocument spreadsheets (.ods) Is there a PHP library for that? Or at least a command-line utility that I could call from PHP?
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Opensource PHP reporting tool

We are using an application developed by our internal team from last 2 years. It is ERP like application. Now the data is increased to such extent that we can't figure out the analytics from data. So ...
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Fast CMS for Community website

I'm looking for a CMS which is fast and lightweight (probably enriched with ajax) easy to code, extend and maintain (maybe built on a framework such as Laravel). I am a pure php programmer but would ...
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PHP CMS for admin'ing content

I'm looking for a CMS with the following features and the flexibility to upgrade easily. I'm only interested in the admin side of it; I'm not looking to admin a website. The end-goal is to have a site ...
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open-source PHP webapp for hierarchical chore todo list

I want a web app that my son and I can use for tracking his chores. Each chore should be extensible for adding corresponding columns for key=>value pairs, such as payment amount for completing chore, ...
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BBCode parser for PHP

I am searching for a BBCode parser for PHP. I tried many but none of them fit exactly what I want. I will take the example of [quote] to explain what I need: All I want to do is to parse: [quote]...
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Free alternative to Oracle Maestro PHP Generator

I need to create a PHP page, that allows me to create/edit database entries. I have a table, with several entries, I need users to go on a web page, and then, see and edit entries, and this need to ...
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Read LaTeX preamble

Can someone suggest me a library/tool/webservice/api used to read and process the preamble of a LaTeX file? I would prefer it in PHP, but any back-end language will suffice. I just need to check if a ...
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PHP library to parse markdown and generate HTML/PDF

I'm looking for a lightweight php library that can load a markdown file (it doesn't matter what flavor of markdown) and generate the corresponding HTML. I also need to be able to generate PDFs from ...
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Recommended software for an Intranet?

We're on a governamental organization with about 150-160 users. This organization is spread between a central office, and 10 small delegations, with 4-5 workers on each delegation. We're looking for ...
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Automatically Backup MySQL Database and PHP Files on localserver

I have a web application that runs locally (in a local network). The application is PHP based and I am using WAMP server. The computer where WAMP is installed is always running. Is there any free ...
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HTML, CSS, PHP Portable Editor

I am looking for an HTML, CSS, PHP portable Editor, with FTP connection plugin, to connect my website using my flash memory drive, with all cache and connection data on it. To be correct, I want ...
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PHP file-based notebook

I am looking for a tiny PHP script which allows web-based note taking. I do not want a database, so notes should be stored in files. I even do not need a hierarchy. One PHP file would be great but ...
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PHP CRUD helper without MVC

I'm used to build a high amount of small PHP apps to do many little things, usually involving no more than a couple of database tables. Since those small PHP apps are for myself, I don't even need an ...
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Flat-file PHP issue tracker

I need a self-hosted issue tracker that is written in PHP, doesn’t require a database, and is free/libre/open source. Required features An issue can have a category ("bug", "feature request", "...
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What technology stack is needed to scale my app and find a balance between performance and productivity?

I have a social mobile app which works with Phonegap on the client side and PHP on the server side. I chose to use these technologies (Phonegap, Framework7 (front-end framework), Apache & MySQL) ...
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PHP library to download the HTML of a completely loaded webpage including AJAX-added parts

I need some piece of PHP script (or function) that can load a complete webpage including AJAX parts and images, I mean by giving the URL it returns me a complete HTML. Up to now i have used "...
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What is a good PHP image gallery shopping cart?

I am building a website and I need to have an image gallery which viewers can use to look at photos. Furthermore, I want people to be able to click on an image and then purchase prints. Is there a ...
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Recommendation about PHP OAuth plugins

I would like to find an OAuth plugin for vanilla PHP that is easy to use and well documented with examples. I have spent several days reading tutorials and articles as well as trying to implement ...