Here’s a little example sMash app showing how to authenticate with Twitter using OAuth. If you’re not familiar with OAuth, here’s a good introduction (part II is especially useful).
I couldn’t find a simple example that explicitly shows how to connect to DB2 from sMash, so I put one together. You can grab the resulting example sMash application using the zero command line like this:
zero modulegroup addurl http://soal.org/sMash/repo/ zero create db2App from soal:db2App
(On a side note, notice how I’m hosting a zero repository containing my app right here on soal.org! Continue reading “Accessing DB2 from sMash”
DPC ended last weekend, so I’m a little late with my write-up. However, the event was sufficiently memorable to still be fresh in my mind. 🙂
Like the vast majority of attendees, I was massively impressed by the superb selection of talks and the attention to detail inherent in every aspect of the organisation of DPC ’09. Big thanks to the Ibuildings folks for this. One example of the love they poured into the event is the conference introduction video, which was played on a large screen before the opening keynote. It included customized avatars for every speaker, including me… even though I was a very late addition to the speaker list!
Don’t hesitate to come chat with us between the talks, particularly if you’re curious about running PHP on the Java Virtual Machine or integrating PHP and Java code.
I now have a few sMash apps sitting on my VPS, running on different ports. I wanted to be able to access each of them on their own subdomain – like this :
It took less than an hour to get this blog up and running on WebSphere sMash on a Virtual Private Server, starting from nothing at all. Here’s how you can get started too:
Continue reading “Getting started with sMash on a Virtual Private Server”