Posted: February 14, 2009 Filed under: Applications, MediaWiki, Technical Notes | Tags: applications, cloud computing, Computers, MediaWiki, servers
Here’s a useful site for Mediawiki tweaks: http://mywiki.ncsa.uiuc.edu/wiki/MediaWiki_Servers
Posted: October 12, 2008 Filed under: Applications, Linux, Technical Notes | Tags: applications, bibliographic software, cloud computing, Computers, RefDB, Research, servers
is a powerful, open source, bibliographic database program and server developed by Markus Hoenicka with some assistance from others, including me. It can import and export references in a variety of formats, including bibtex. TEI
P4 and P5 XML
, Docbook, RTF
(export only), and various flavours of MARC
(import only). It is broadly similar to Refworks
in functionality and capabilities. In my experience RefDB is much
faster (and of course adaptable and free); Refworks has more polish (as you would expect from a commercial house). Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: April 2, 2007 Filed under: Applications, Linux, PHP, Technical Notes | Tags: cloud computing, Computers, PHP, servers
I have read a large number of tutorials on Object Oriented PHP
, but for some reason I wasn’t quite getting it.
The principles seem straightforward enough. In layman’s terms—that is to say terms somebody like an English professor with no Comp. Sci. but a lot of XML
and procedural PHP
experience might understand—Objects are basically groups of related functions and variables.