Tuesday, January 19, 2010

New Version 2.0.2 of JS Auto Form Validator was released.

The new version 2.0.2 of JS Auto Form Validator is available now for downloading. There are some bugs fixed and also new additions and improvements.

The JS Auto Form Validator is an easy-to-setup form validation script which enables you to handle the whole form validation process without writing any JavaScript code.

Here the main additions and improvements:

* Feature: [added] new language translation - German
* Feature: [added] new type check "s": SSN (social security number)
* Feature: [added] new type check "m": telephone numbers
* Feature: [improved] language translation
* Bugs fixed

To view a Live Demo click here.

To download new version click here.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

How to find the Best DataGrid in PHP. Top 10 of PHP DataGrid Components and comparative analysis.

I decided to write this post, because I wanted to get a full picture of what's going on with datagrid components in PHP.

Also I want to compare prices, functionality and other features for the major PHP datagrid components. I understand, that this is not professional investigation, but I hope I could make good enough and useful.

Ok, so... let start and check them!

After 15-minutes check and search, using Google, Yahoo and Bing (I hope it's enough :))
were found following datagrid components (with different order):

Top 10 Datagrid components (my version):
1. ApPHP DataGrid AJAX Enabled from http://www.apphp.com
2. phpGrid from http://www.phpgrid.com
3. KoolGrid http://www.koolphp.net
4. PlatinumGrid http://www.platinumgrid.com
5. RGrid for PHP from http://www.phpguru.org
6. Eyesis Data Grid from http://www.eyesis.ca/projects/datagrid.html
7. PHP DataGrid from http://sites.google.com/site/coolstuffsupport/
8. phpMyDataGrid 2007 from http://www.gurusistemas.com/
9. AmbiGrid from (http://www.x-code.com/ambigrid.php)
10. Lightweight PHP Ajax Datagrid from Jared L (http://webscripts.softpedia.com/script/Development-Scripts-js/Lightweight-PHP-Ajax-Datagrid-33299.html)

And here are we go... This is what happens, tabular presentation:

KoolGridphpGridPlatinum GridPHP DataGridApPHP DataGrid
Free Version AvailableNNNYYes
Demo Version AvailableYYYYYes
Price min.$89$79$129/ Year$49.99$24.95
Price max.$229$899$1200/ Year$239.99$37.89
Open sourceNCost $YCost $Yes
Milti-Site LicenseCost $Cost $YCost $Yes
Updates?NY/ Included in subscription?1 Year Free/ Lifetime $

Ok, I hope you can proceed and add more information to this table. Any opinion is accepted.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

New Version 2.0.1 of PHP Tabs was released.

ApPHP Tabs - PHP script for generating multilevel tab menu control.

The ApPHP Tabs is a simple PHP script that generates multilevel tab menu control which consists of nice-looking tabs. It may be useful for web developers who appreciate their time and do not want to waste it on boring work but instead focus on really challenging tasks. It takes you only few seconds to add or remove a tab. You can use the script to organize your website navigation system. It was written according to object-oriented principles and is very simple to install, implement, use and modify.

A Short List of Features

* Multi-Level tabs hierarchy
* Infinite amount of levels
* Possibility to enable/disable tabs
* Embedded CSS templates
* Simple and readable code for developers
* Object-oriented programming

To view a Live Demo click here.

To download new version click here.

Saturday, January 09, 2010

New Version 2.0.5 of PHP EasyInstaller was released.

The new version 2.0.5 of PHP Easy Installer is available for downloading from here. There are some changes in this version. Read carefully Getting Started.

There are some important changes and additions in this version:

• Feature: [added] blocked autocomplete for textboxes by autocomplete='off'
• Feature: [added] possibility to allow encoding for SQL dump files and type of encodding and collation in settings.inc.php
• Feature: [added] possibility to define password encryption (AES|MD5)
• Bugs fixed

To view a Live Demo click here.

To download new version click here.

Sunday, January 03, 2010

The new version 2.0.2 of PHP DataForm was released.

The new version 2.0.2 of PHP DataForm is available now for downloading. There are many bugs fixed and also some new additions and improvements. This version requires full re-installation, if you work with one of previous.

PHP DataForm (PHP DF) script is a simple tool for creating HTML Forms with ease. It was especially designed for web developers, who do not want to spend excessive time on creating Forms in HTML or through PHP, but want to use a first-class OOP backend. Expandable structure, wise usage of common PHP-Patterns and continuous support make this a must for your PHP-swissarmy-knife.

Here the main additions and improvements:

* Feature: [added] possibility to edit record from Preview Mode by "edit"=>true in $dform->SetModes($modes);
* Feature: [improved] blocking in Demo Mode
* Feature: [improved] translation for all languages
* Bugs fixed

To view a Live Demo click here.

To download new version click here.