Usando PHP desde la linea de comandos en Linux y UNIX

Nos mandan un artículo sobre como invocar comandos de shell desde PHP y dan la referencia a otro artículo titulado Command-line PHP? Yes, you can!:

Learn how to better integrate scripts with command-line tools. Examine using shell_exec(), exec(), passthru(), and system(); safely passing information to the command line; and safely retrieving information from it. See how to integrate closely with underlying shell commands and folding any return values into your interfaces and processes.

Creando tu primera aplicación para Android

Nos mandan un artículo introductorio al desarrollo de aplicaciones en Android…

Android, a complete operating environment based upon the Linux V2.6 kernel, promises to be a market-moving open source platform that will be useful well beyond cell phones. In this article, learn about the Android platform and how it can be used for mobile and nonmobile applications, then build your first Android application. This simple first app you build will get you started quickly, but beleive me, you’ll want to do more after that.

Best practices in securing a Web Server

Securing a Web Server and your hosted applications is indeed a daunting task, but it’s not an impossible one. As a public resource, your Web Server is like “bloody shark bait” for some. But it doesn’t have to be: Learn to guard against the serious threats to your public Web Servers with a heavy dose of prevention.

Municipio 2.0

Mesa de trabajo sobre portales municipales en los tiempos actuales.

Infotec, un centro de investigación del Conacyt especializado en Tecnologías de la Información, está convocando a una mesa de trabajo denominada “Municipio 2.0”, la cual tiene como objeto definir la arquitectura tecnológica de lo que debería ser un portal municipal, no sólo como un sitio para trámites gubwernamentales, sino como un facilitador y generador de comunidades dentro de esras entodades.

La cita es mañana miércoles 22 de abril en las oficinas de Infotec. Más información aquí.

La entrada es libre y todas las ideas son bienvenidas. Es muy probable que este ejercicio se repita periódicamente y que se genere mucha información sobre gobiernoelectrónico municipal y redes sociales municipales, así que hay que estar pendientes.

Obteniendo alertas en tiempo real usando Ajax Chat

La gente de IBM nos manda un artículo interesante de como implementar alertas utilizando Ajax Chat:

Wish you could have a dedicated, open source Web chat pop up in response to a system event that lets you know what’s happening in real time. Your search is over with Ajax Chat, an application that’s implemented in JavaScript, PHP and MySQL. You can get that function and much more with Ajax chat, a pop up chat perfect for system adminstrators. Learn how to change configurations, and add as many alert channels as you want. Put this in your Admin toolbox, and become aware of system problems faster.

Empezando a usar frameworks de PHP

Nos mandan una serie de ligas a varios artículos que tratan sobre el uso de tres “frameworks” populares en PHP: Zend, symfony y CakePHP:

These 5 articles on PHP frameworks will get you quickly familiar with Zend, symfony, and CakePHP. This series is designed for PHP developers who want to start using a PHP framework, but have not examined the available frameworks in detail. You will examine their similarities and differences while building and extending a sample application. using Ajax and by integrating external tasks.

Usando PHP para convertir la salida de Twitter a RSS

Nos mandan un artículo de como tomar la salida de Twitter y alimentar un RSS usando PHP:

This article explains the underpinnings of Twitter – specifically, what the REST API exposes, and shows PHP developers how to use public libraries to extract status from their own and their friends’ timelines and convert it to other formats, most notably RSS. After reading this, you will have the skills to build your own Twitter and PHP applications and utilities.

Como hacer una aplicación a la Twitter con PHP

Nos mandan un artículo de como implementar una aplicación tipo Twitter usando PHP:

Learn how to use PHP to add a Twitter-like interface to your applications. Specifically, we show you how to allow users to add posts, disseminate those posts to other users who want to receive them, and allow users to choose to follow the posts of other users. With any luck, you can take what you will learn here, add it to your application, and tailor it to your needs.