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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…
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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,…
Aug 21, 2019
This code pattern is a PHP web application for a conceptual health records system, designed to showcase how Kubernetes-based microservices modernize a traditional application using the OpenShift Source-to-Image toolkit.
Mar 13, 2019
In this beginner tutorial, walk through some common use cases for using serverless PHP code.
Mar 07, 2019
This two-part tutorial series shows how to build a cloud application for people with asthma to monitor and analyze peak flow meter readings.
Mar 06, 2019
In this first part of a two-part series, you create the application skeleton, add an input form for meter readings, and save those readings to a Cloudant database running in the cloud.
In this final part of a two-part tutorial, you add functions to the application, integrate it with a weather data service in the cloud, create HTML5 charts and graphs from the data, and then deploy the result to the cloud using a CloudFoundry PHP buildpack.
In this first part of a two-part series, build the basic application skeleton and integrate the Movie Database API.
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.
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 20, 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 25, 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.
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.
Apr 20, 2017
API Connect experts share five tips they learned from their work with clients who needed help with themes.
May 23, 2011
Data managementData stores+
Learn how to set up and use the universal database connection technique known as Open Database Connectivity in conjunction with the Web development language PHP.
Jan 11, 2010
Learn how to quickly and efficiently code a dynamic Web site using CodeIgniter.
Oct 27, 2008
These seven habits will help you get started in the transition between procedural programming and OO programming.
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.
Mar 12, 2007
Examine the strengths of PHP as a shell scripting language unto itself.
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