Yahoo Term Extractor

A recent project I was working on cause me to stumble over the Yahoo Term Extractor. Something I had previously never heard of – it is a very underrated tool.

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KB_CAPTCHA – CAPTCHA Image Generation in PHP


KB_Captcha is a simple PHP script to generate reasonably safe CAPTCHA image to secure any public facing web application.

KB_Captcha offers the user a whole selection of options;

Protoculous – Prototype and

An unknown Frenchman did a great job at combining and compressing Prototype & into one ultra-small single Javascript file.

At the time of writing he is on version 1.0.2 which includes Prototype 1.5.1 and Scriptaculous 1.7.1 beta 3
The Protoculous file size is 54.6KB

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Nicer Pagination with ADOdb

Or should that be Nicr? To follow in an annoying theme.

Olavo Alexandrino wrote a nice well rounded class for record set pagination in ADOdb. If you’ve ever used ADOdb’s version, you will know it is not very good, to say the least.

Although Olavo did a fantastic job on the logic, the presentation left a little to be desired from my perspective.
I am providing my modifed version for download below, it provides a few logic updates and better presentation.

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Idiot Proof Lightbox

I’ve just made some modifications to my Gallery code which is part of i9000’s small site CMS software.
It adds some client side logic to make sure the images Lightbox 2 creates fit the users screen perfectly. Previous to this some customers were complaining that the images they uploaded were too big for their visitor’s screen.

This allows us to present the largest possible image to the user without scrolling around the page.

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