PHP – MS SQL Server – Greek Encoding

This is a guide that will assist you display Greek letters while exporting data from an SQL Server Database using PHP. I recently had to develop an application that will show the reserved University halls according to the timetable. The data were stored in an MS SQL Server 2012 database with Greek_CI_AI Collation.

PHPUnit Installation Tips regarding tests in Zend Framework

Hi there, I spent quite a bit of time trying to figure out how to install PHPUnit and run tests with it. All the buzz comes from the fact that XAMPP can contain PHPUnit in its php\pear folder.  First I would recommend to uninstall the PHPUnit under your PEAR folder, so open command prompt from […]

How to install Zend Framework 2 on XAMPP

Hey guys, I spent quite a bit of time trying to find a proper way of how to install Zend Framework 2 on XAMPP. Here are my tips about how to tackle and get started with Zend Framework 2.   1)      Go to C:\xampp\apache\conf\extra and modify httpd-vhosts.conf Insert lines like: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName zf.localhost DocumentRoot […]