Closing choices on Book name - Take your Pick

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What should our community written book be titled?

The Developer Network's Guide to PHP
44
48%
PHP - By The DevNetwork Community
13
14%
PHP: Installation to Application
11
12%
PHP for Anyone
6
7%
PHP Unraveled
17
19%
 
Total votes : 91

Postby seodevhead » Thu Feb 01, 2007 4:03 pm

How bout:
    Water Cooler PHP Confessions
or
    The PHP Book That Is Banned in 29 States
I don't know about you, but if I saw a php book with these names on the shelf, ain't no way I wouldn't pick it up.
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Postby Luke » Thu Feb 01, 2007 4:12 pm

seodevhead wrote:How bout:
    Water Cooler PHP Confessions
or
    The PHP Book That Is Banned in 29 States
I don't know about you, but if I saw a php book with these names on the shelf, ain't no way I wouldn't pick it up.

:lol: haha... nice.

Anyway, is this project dead? What's going on with it?
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Postby RobertGonzalez » Thu Feb 01, 2007 4:30 pm

I don't think it is dead. I do think it has gotten a little lost in the shuffle. I was in the wiki about a month and noticed that there were not many changes since the last time I was in there.
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Postby Chris Corbyn » Thu Feb 01, 2007 4:56 pm

I haven't got time to do anything with this at the moment and don't see that changing in the next few months. I suggested a while back that somebody with more time takes over the reigns :) It's an open-source dea after all :D
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Postby matthijs » Fri Feb 02, 2007 1:30 am

It's not dead, only slow. Isn't it? Please? :)

I already find the wiki very useful and check it out now and then to read and learn stuff.

You now what, maybe there's a tiny piece I can fill in myself. Was the echo 'Hello World' part already written?
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Postby Luke » Fri Feb 02, 2007 3:23 am

I know why it's slow... I can't even find the wiki... I just searched the boards for a good 10-15 minutes and came up with nothing. I found that huge thread but am too lazy to look through it. Can I get a link?
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Postby matthijs » Fri Feb 02, 2007 4:08 am

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Postby Maugrim_The_Reaper » Fri Feb 02, 2007 4:12 am

Which reminds me it will be offline for a day or two this weekend as I move that domain to a another host...;).

My time got soaked up on other things for the moment too. If it's any comfort it's not exclusive to the book, the http://www.patternsforphp.com site has not been updated since the Autumn either.
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Postby RobertGonzalez » Fri Feb 02, 2007 11:26 am

Is the Wiki broken? This page (http://phpbook.quantum-star.com/doku.php?id=contentlist) seems to be showing code where it is not supposed to and the formatting of the page is totally wonky.
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Postby Jonah Bron » Mon Dec 17, 2007 8:48 pm

Ah! finally a link. I would look over the other topic about the book, but browsing the phpdn is such a pain with dialup. Only about 2kbps (of course, silly xp & vista both persist that I have 28kbps). To hard to search that many pages. I might like to help, too!

Haha. "... that's banned in 29 states" sounds like a bad book. (not bad as in low quality, bad synonyms: cool, awsome, mean, etc.)

Wonky. I like that. British term, correct? Yup, the link doesn't open for me either.
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Re: Closing choices on Book name - Take your Pick

Postby furanku00 » Tue Jan 05, 2010 11:17 am

i vote for PHP for everyone... because i am not a programmer but i learn only PHP in the net and i want them to publish a book not just for developers but for everyone
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Re: Closing choices on Book name - Take your Pick

Postby Live24x7 » Wed Jun 13, 2012 12:45 pm

A thread started in 2006 and its now 2012.

The book should now be titled:
"book by too may cook "
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Re: Closing choices on Book name - Take your Pick

Postby axxo1 » Sun Aug 25, 2013 5:26 am

It would probably have been a useful resource for people like me looking for PHP solutions across PHP forums, shame it didn't go anywhere.
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Re:

Postby basementclev2 » Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:52 am

seodevhead wrote:How bout:
    Water Cooler PHP Confessions
or
    The PHP Book That Is Banned in 29 States
I don't know about you, but if I saw a php book with these names on the shelf, ain't no way I wouldn't pick it up.




What's going on with it?
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