Drag & Drop page Order for wordpress

One feature that is not in latest wordpress is tha ability to sort content pages easily. The PageMash plugin is the best option to convert Wordperss to one of the best CMSes you'll find on PHP opensource. Imagine a 5minute installation that provides bloggin tools, including SPAM management (ASKIMET) plus Content Management with Wysiwyg and custom fields : that's wordpress with PageMash !! PageMash uses AJAX to implement a draggable hierachical page tree that allows administrator to manage the parent pages structure from administrative interface with an option to toggle the page to be hidden from output. Impressive.

Jquery picasa album scroller

Is it necessary to build an alternative picasa viewer when picasa itself provides nice flash gallery viewers ? for webmasters it turns out that sometimes it can be necessary to hide picasa details, and thanks to picasa itself providing various remote server access, you can use your albums within any kind of rss or json enabled application. We provide here an example of a JSON - jquery powered slideshow that takes input from any picasa album. The advantage of using picasa over hosted or specific applications such as famous menalto's gallery of coppermine is that picasa does resizing jobs for you, and offers up to 1 GB of free online image storage which largely enough for any small website presentation.

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Code generators for Flex

You've heard about Flex technology, have done your best with PHP Mysql and Javascript, would like to implement CRUD (Create Read Update Delete) generation for RIA (Rich Interface Applications). Here is a review of several posts that publish code generation FLEX.

  • flexamfphpgenerator is built on top of AMFPHP, Cairngorm, PHP and Flex 2.01
    it reads Mysql's information schema data and foreign keys and generates in place validators, datepickers, checkboxes and textinputs on our forms and generated full Command/Event/Model/Controller classes.
    Google Code Download is here
  • This tutorial uses POG (PHP Object Generator) , plus Flex and AFMPHP
  • FCG is an AIR application which primary goal is to automatically provide the base code for your RemoteObject based Flex applications. Basically, it means that it reads some code from the server side, and creates a bunch of MXML and AS files to boost your productivity. Its goal is not to create a ready-to-use application, but to provide the tools you need to do so as quickly as possible.

WordPress plugin : wp-link

The WP Link Directory is the first and the only one link directory plugin on the Internet for WordPress admin to store and maintain a set of links in classified categories. Useful for building content and getting other webmasters involved in your site's content development.

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Quick Ajax Point and click development with WaveMaker

WaveMaker Visual Ajax Studio is an easy-to-use visual builder that enables the drag & drop assembly of scalable, web-applications using Ajax widgets, web services and databases. WaveMaker Studio will look and feel especially familiar to client/server developers who are used to working with visual tools such as Visual Basic, WEBDEV, or even Access. Relies on JAVA Spring and Hibernate framework, DOJO, JAX WS.

more @ http://wavemaker.com/

Flash CMS goes opensource with SILEX GPL

Is full wyisiwyg still possible in a world of multiple technology convergence ? Working with Flash has many drawbacks among which HTML Search engine optimization is one of the most important. Silex CMS tackles with that issue and many more. And this opensource GPL FLASH CMS provides more than just content management via Flash based interface.

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WordPress parse posts for images

If it hadn't been there we'd have invented it.  Writing articles with inline images is a long job for a blogger, noone needs more time-consuming image presentation tasks. WP-Post-Banners is a standalone script / wordpress plugin that can mine your WordPress posts or any other data and look for images suiting a given dimension and generates ‘featured’ section for your site using the found items. The featured section, includes a resized image (banner) with the label, description and link of the related post or data.

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Concrete5, a new kind of framework based cms

New kind .. not really.. What is new with concrete 5 is that it takes all the best from best cms applicatins all over the planet : just like silverstripe, a powerful framework is the foundation of this user oriented cms. Just likie Typo3, you can easily browse the site and click edit to change some details of the content and / or structure... I haven't had the time to go around it yet but will talk about it more deeply soon. In the meanwhile let us know what you think. http://www.concrete5.org/

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FlexCrud, automatic PHP database administration

This nice project should fulfill expectations of Mysql administrators and content managers with high expectations : FlexCrud is an Automatic generator of all ActionScript, MXML, and PHP code necessary for a system based on:

1) Flex 2.0
2) PHP
3) amfphp 1.9+

Uses PHP Doctrine as the database ORM tool (http://www.phpdoctrine.org/trac), and generate all required files with PHP and XTemplate (http://www.phpxtemplate.org/HomePage).

more @ http://flexcrud.riaforge.org/

Phototype, yet another image manipulation tool

Browser based image manipulation tools are getting wiser as javascript libraries get widespread. 2 Dutch students have set up the  Ajaxorized blog that features examples of automatic transition effects (scriptaculous based), 3d image reflection with javascript,  but also a javascript / PHP GD image manipulation tool that can rotate, resize, flip, and write on images with javascript functions !! Phototype is the name of this nice prototype based javascript library.