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For professionals who bill on an hourly basis—lawyers, accountants, and so on—time tracking is a critical part of the billing process. The adage time is money is almost literally true in these cases: The hours these professionals work correlate directly to the revenue they earn. And so a time-tracking tool that allows them to easily enter work hours and obtain summary reports at the end of the week or month is of critical importance. In this tutorial, I walk you through the process of building a simple time-tracking tool and deploying it on IBM Cloud. Along the way, I'll introduce…
Apr 16, 2018
Read and write Excel data with PHP
Build a PHP app that uses GPS data from an IoT device
Build a custom web application with IBM Cloud, PHP, and MySQL
Add user authentication and management to your application without starting from scratch
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Jul 17, 2017
Learn how to use PHP, MySQL, and IBM Watson IoT Platform rules to process incoming data streams from devices and transmit data back to the cloud in real time.
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Oct 10, 2018
The example application in this tutorial series allows users to search for movies and TV shows by name, then add selected items to a personal watchlist. Title information and other metadata is retrieved from The Movie Database (TMDb) API. Behind the scenes, the application uses the IBM Cloud Cloudant service,…
In this second part of a two-part series, you integrate a Cloudant database with your watch list app and deploy it on IBM Cloud.
In this first part of a two-part series, build the basic application skeleton and integrate the Movie Database API.
Sep 25, 2018
This article describes a simple custom script that uses this Ping utility to monitor the availability of a list of IT resources (that support ICMP packets) by polling their IP addresses at a regular frequency. Their ping statuses are captured as events and are notified as email, SMS, and slack…
Sep 12, 2018
The Zend Framework is an MVC-compliant framework for building robust, scalable PHP Web applications. It includes a Zend_Soap component that allows developers to quickly and efficiently add SOAP-based Web services to their applications. This article examines the Zend_Soap component in detail, illustrating how you can build a SOAP Web service…
Feb 18, 2018
This tutorial demonstrates how to use the Workload Scheduler service on the IBM Cloud platform to automatically schedule process execution for your IBM Cloud applications.
Nov 14, 2017
Want a build a simple mobile app to create and manage your to-do lists? It's easy with the Slim PHP micro-framework, jQuery Mobile, and the Google Tasks API. I'll show you how I did it.
Sep 13, 2017
Get started building a PHP-powered, IBM Cloud IoT application that subscribes to location data that connected devices send to the IBM Watson IoT Platform.
Jul 24, 2017
This two-part tutorial shows you how to quickly add user authentication to your IBM Cloud application using an external service without writing any custom code.
Jul 23, 2017
Part 2 explains how to develop a customized user management dashboard for your application with support for adding, modifying, and deleting users; protecting access to application resources based on user role; and implementing password recovery workflows.
Apr 18, 2017
Streamline theme customization in the IBM API Connect Developer Portal.
Aug 26, 2010
Learn how to use the XML support in PHP to read the data from the XML exported from Microsoft Excel 2003. Also, learn to export data from your PHP application as Excel XML so your users can see their data in a real spreadsheet.
Jul 14, 2008
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Often it is difficult to make the transition from procedural scripting to object-oriented programming. This article explores how to reuse knowledge from PHP, Bash, or Python scripting to transition to object-oriented programming in Python. The article also briefly touches on the appropriate use of functional programming.
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