Google Maps Geocoding with JSON and PHP

When using maps on a website, Google is clearly the service to go with. If you are using JavaScript only, parsing a JSON response from Google shouldn´t be difficult, but how to use the response in PHP? In this article, I´ll describe how to use Zend Framework...

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Converting a MySQL database to UTF-8

I just spent about 2 days to convert my old MySQL database from latin1 / latin1_general_ci to UTF-8 character encoding. There are about a gazillion pitfalls, especially when you work on old PHP code mixed with ZF code, on a live site of a client. The first tip is......

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Typo3: Installation on a shared hoster

Pls. note: these articles were published 2005, and might be outdated I did some work for a German online magazine for designers and programmers. Those articles might be, or sure are, outdated, but might as well provide some useful information still. If you can either...

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