[Info] Useful Links for phpBB Users

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[Info] Useful Links for phpBB Users

Post by Stefan Koopmanschap »

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So you are using phpBB or planning to use phpBB? but you're looking for useful information about things like apache, mySQL, php etc because you want to install it locally to test your stuff ... well, this topic is where we offer you a list of recommended websites concerning everything indirectly related to phpBB. We don't offer support on any of the products mentioned, but we can of course tell you where to get it. So here is the list:


http://httpd.apache.org - the official apache webserver website, note that only 1.3.x works with phpBB


http://www.mysql.com - the official MySQL database server website


http://www.us.postgresql.org - the official PostgreSQL database server website


http://www.php.net - the official PHP website
http://php.resourceindex.com/Documentation/ - guides on php; including how to install it, an FAQ, and list of php books and tutorials.


http://www.hotscripts.com - a huge collection of links to free and commercial scripts
http://sourceforge.net - the biggest open-source host for all kinds of scripts
http://www.dhtmlshock.com - free javascript and dhtml code.
http://www.dynamicdrive.com/ - free dhtml scripts.
http://php.resourceindex.com/Complete_Scripts/ - free php scripts.

script tutorials

http://www.devshed.com - well-written articles on php, mysql and other server-related topics
http://www.webmonkey.com - great articles on php and mysql
http://www.zend.com/zend/tut/ - long and well written php tutorials for both advanced and basic users.
http://www.newbienetwork.net/sections.php - tutorials on various aspects of MySQL and php.
http://www.webmasterbase.com/subcats/53 - tutorials on php and MySQL.
http://www.thefreecountry.com - has not only php/mysql related things but nearly every language commonly used and some not so common (such as fortran and cobol), they have a php/apache/zend install tut as well as code examples and tutorials.
http://www.phpbuilder.com/columns/ - Excellent tutorials on PHP programming. Aimed at the advanced or intermediate programmer.
http://www.php.net/manual/en/ - Offical PHP docs

free hosting

http://www.spaceports.com - offers free webhosting including php and mysql
http://www.tripod.lycos.co.uk - offers free webhosting including php and mysql
http://www.multimania.com - french host, offers php and mysql

recommended paid hosts

http://www.myacen.com - Prices are very reasonable and support is great.
http://www.solidinternet.com - A branch of MyAcen designed mainly for personal use also with very reasonable prices.
http://www.jdn-internetdiensten.nl - for dutch people. good service and not too expensive
http://www.intrahost.com - US company offering good and not too expensive webhosting
http://www.hosttoday.co.uk - UK hosting company that offers cheap hosting
http://www.hosteurope.de - German host
http://www.puretec.de - German host
http://www.featureprice.com - US host, servers are fast and worth the price
http://www.phpwebhosting.com - US host, OC12 connection, fast, friendly tech support
http://www.hostway.com - US host, not cheap but fast and phpBB works well on thier servers
http://www.alwayswebhosting.com - american, feature-packed host
http://www.interland.com - US host, not cheap
http://www.phpbbhacks.com/hosting - the hosting plans by phpbbhacks.com

recommended dedicated server/colocation hosts

http://www.ttlhost.com - US host, offers dedicated servers and colocation only
http://www.pwebtech.com - US host, offers shared and dedicated
http://www.rackshack.net - US host, offers cheap dedicated servers

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Last edited by Stefan Koopmanschap on Sat Jan 25, 2003 12:52 pm, edited 4 times in total.

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