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Sending email from PHP on Windows using IIS
The blog engine I’m writing for the WinPHP Challenge is really getting shape. At certain points in the application I would like to send an email. Luckily SMTP is supported by IIS. Here’s a small how-to to get it up and running and send an email from your php app using IIS. Setting Up and Configuring IIS Start by going to the ServerManager on you Server. Most often this is the server you’ll be running your php website on. Go to Add features in the Features summary section. Check SMTP Services in the ......

Posted On Sunday, May 31, 2009 9:52 AM

Using Microsoft Ajax in PHP
Introduction For my entry for the WinPHP challenge, my personal Blog Engine “BlogSnor”, I wanted to make use of Ajax to retrieve posts, comments, color data and more from the server. I’ve used Microsoft Ajax in ASP.NET before, so why not try that in PHP too. Here’s how… Installing For the simplicity of this tutorial I make the assumption you have php 5.2 or higher running in iis7 and that your localhost points to c:/wwwroot/inetpub. (If you have not, and you have questions about this, just send me ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 19, 2009 11:40 AM

How to get data from Microsoft SQL Server using PHP
Intro For the blog engine I’m writing for the WinPHP contest I needed a place to store data. Because windows specific features need to be used, Microsoft SQL Server is the logic choice. Getting data from the database isn’t as easy as making that choice. The extension that comes with PHP worked well with SQL Server 2005, but failed when running on a Windows Server 2008 machine with SQL Server 2008. Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to get it to work on SQL Server 2008. Installation First, download ......

Posted On Friday, May 8, 2009 3:55 PM

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