Phil Brown's Web Development Blog

Entries for October, 2008

jQuery AJAX Autocomplete with JSON data

I recently had a requirement to implement an auto-complete input box in a dynamic form. Since I was already using jQuery, I had a look at the available plugins. After sorting through a few, I decided on this one from Jörn Zaefferer. The only problem was, I wanted to use the wonderfully simple Zend Framework […]

Zend Framework Forms and magic_quotes_gpc

Introducing the bane of my existence – PHP’s magic_quotes_gpc. I won’t bore you with the details suffice to say that this is one of PHP’s greatest failings and I cannot wait until the world adopts PHP6 and this awful blight is removed forever. Until then, we’ll just have to deal with it. Now, there are […]