drupal with active directory (ldap)

Getting drupal authenticating logins against active directory can be intimidating, at first. I certainly felt that way. A few hints You will need PHP installed with the ldap extension. Use phpinfo(); to check if it’s there. Without that you can’t even begin. The ldap_integration module for drupal is fantastic, but the configuration is confusing if […]

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Web development languages in use in NZ

Today I ran a poll on the NZWEBDEV email list, and asked members to indicate which server side languages they regularly use in their work. Results are below but you’ll need to click on the image for a legible version.   PHP is the clear winner. I’m surprised that the microsoft languages were not more […]

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automatic iframe height

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I’ve been forced to use an iframe in an app I’m developing, for long and boring reasons. One of the perennial problems that iframes presented was that their height needs to be specified upfront, and if the content within turned out to be too long then too bad; a nasty scroll bar would appear in […]

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beautiful, just beautiful

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I present to you, The Internet, how it was back in the good old days! That site is still in use. Check out the ‘last updated on’ messages at the bottom. Have a read on ‘my web philosophy’ at the bottom of the home page…

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