UD/USDA Lima Bean Data Interface

Developed a data interface, in collaboration with Dr. Nicole Donofrio et al. (University of Delaware).  The Lima Bean Data Inteface is part of a USDA funded multi-institution lima bean research grant.  The interface provides capabilities for disseminating the work of the plant and soil scientists to stakeholders, such as processors and growers and other scientists.  The interface allows visualization,…

cakephp controller save from scaffolded “join table” relationship, non-conventional primary keys

When I build interfaces on top of a pre-established database schema, I usually can’t change schema properties.  That’s a problem when working with a “convention over configuration” MVC Framework like cakephp. After baking/scaffolding a CRUD interface based on a “join table” (HABTM) class, that issue came into focus, once again.  I have had run into…

with the php domdocument class was getting the following error: Warning: main() [function.main]: unterminated entity reference 64-bit this error was occurring when trying to set the name of an anchor element … the same error popped up when setting both within the constructor and through the nodeValue method. I haven’t tested the solution via the…

I was getting the following error on my web browser: “The directory name is invalid.” I assumed this was a PHP error, and indeed is probably related in some way to PHP, but realized that this was coming up instead of a 404 error … I’m not sure why. I just typed the correct URL…

having problems with your pear install on a drive other than c (d?) on iis? you must run the pear install .bat from the cmd prompt referencing the pear install .bat on that drive. otherwise, pear is configured to run on the c drive, and therefore doesn’t work. this tip from the cml dba, karl…