Older blog entries for cnb (starting at number 2)

Net_Dict: Interface to the DICT Protocol

This class provides a simple API to the DICT Protocol handling all the network related issues and providing DICT responses in PHP datatypes to make it easy for developers to use DICT servers in their programs.

Psudo Root!

If you wonder about safely allowing a user to run a program on your Unix box requiring root privileges and feel uneasy about options like sharing the root password or using setuid bits then this article shows how sudo is the program for you.

1 Sep 2003 (updated 1 Sep 2003 at 21:46 UTC) »
RSS Feeds for Dummies

If you've always wanted your favourite website's headlines on your web page and found parsing RSS too difficult. Here's how you do it in two lines using the PEAR XML_RSS package.

New Advogato Features

New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.

Keep up with the latest Advogato features by reading the Advogato status blog.

If you're a C programmer with some spare time, take a look at the mod_virgule project page and help us with one of the tasks on the ToDo list!