BCS Ubuntu Internet Server

There are those times when you are required to produce an active internet server to support delivery of web content and relational database management systems services.  My first choice is the Ubuntu headless server.  This server allows enough flexibility to support Apache, Java, Grails, Ruby on Rails, PHP, Yii, Action Message Format (AMF) Flash Builder […]

BCS Install Eclipse Mars SDK

There are those times when you would like to install the Eclipse Software Development Kit (SDK) Integrated Development Environment (IDE). The Eclipse SDK project’s code name is Mars. I have chosen Mars because it supports all Domain Specific Languages (DSL), PHP and practically all the mobile interfaces in a single IDE. The MVC approach is […]

BCS Yii Populate Array With Database Content

To fetch an array containing database values the Yii active record facility offers a nifty solution for achieving the desired overall effect. [codesyntax lang=”php”] $sql = ‘SELECT * FROM slnk t order by t.lkn’; $query = Yii::app ()->db->createCommand ( $sql )->queryAll (); foreach ( $query as $row ) {                ?> // […]

BCS Eclipse Mars IDE

Well folks Eclipse has done it again. The newest release Mars is available. I have used Mars for the first three milestones and I could not be more pleased. I initially downloaded the Eclipse Mars M3 Packages beginning with the IDE for Java EE Developers. The initial install can be located at the link below. […]

BCS Eclipse Luna SDK 4.4

The new Eclipse SDK Luna became available earlier last month and of course I procured a 64 bit copy and began tailoring it for production use. Python 3.x is enabled flawlessly for utilization of all Python applications. Groovy and Grails Tool Suite (GGTS) 3.4.0, Grails 2.3.6, Groovy 2.1.9, JVM 1.7.0_11 mixed mode, jquery 1.11.0, groovy […]

BCS Yii's Pear Considerations For Test Driven Development (TDD)

Verify correct installation of pear by invoking a command prompt and typing pear and the following output should appear in the command. [codesyntax lang=”text”] Commands: build Build an Extension From C Source bundle Unpacks a Pecl Package channel-add Add a Channel channel-alias Specify an alias to a channel name channel-delete Remove a Channel From the […]