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phpBB Weekly



A live podcast covering everything about the phpBB bulletin board software, hosted by phpBB experts Douglas Bell and David Lewis. Check out phpBBWeekly.net for more info. This Podcast was created using www.talkshoe.com



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Transitioning to uStream

Sun, 16 Aug 2009 12:00:00 -0400

This is a reminder to phpBB Weekly listeners to update their feed subscription, as we will no longer be using the podcast feed managed by TalkShoe going forward. Details about our uStream transition are on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-257405.mp3




phpBB Weekly #118: From Pixels to Podcasts

Sat, 08 Aug 2009 11:50:05 -0400

Tom Beddard (subBlue), designer of the subSilver and prosilver styles for phpBB, joins us on this episode. David and Douglas also discuss the long-term relevance of community bulletin boards and phpBB Weekly's upcoming move to uStream. Check out full show notes at phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-227446.mp3




phpBB Weekly #117: The Announcement Heard Round the World

Sat, 01 Aug 2009 11:50:34 -0400

Discussion of the recent Development Team announcement describing changes to phpBB's release strategy and its impacts on the entire phpBB community. Full show notes on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-227445.mp3




phpBB Weekly #116: Plug It In, Plug It In

Sat, 25 Jul 2009 11:58:06 -0400

A recap from OSCON and OSCONvasion, a look at the 1.0.0 gold release of UMIL, and a thorough look at developing CAPTCHA plugins for phpBB 3.0.6 and the MOD Team's Best CAPTCHA Plugin Competition. Full show notes are on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-227444.mp3




phpBB Weekly #115: Live from OSCONvasion 2009

Thu, 23 Jul 2009 21:46:29 -0400

Listen in to our "Berties of a Feather" session at OSCONvasion 2009 as phpBB team members, OSCON attendees, and an online audience discuss phpBB and tips on how to create a community using phpBB. See phpBBWeekly.net for show notes, and find more info, video (coming soon), and photos at phpBBWeekly.net/OSCONvasion/.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-238071.mp3




phpBB Weekly #114: Come In, We're Open Source

Sat, 18 Jul 2009 11:47:57 -0400

In this episode, we discuss open source software and its importance, and do a final preview of the OSCON conference and our OSCONvasion phpBB meetup happening in San Jose this week. For full show notes, visit phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-227443.mp3




phpBB Weekly #113: A Future Feature Presentation

Sat, 11 Jul 2009 12:01:45 -0400

phpBB 3.0.6 development progress and new features for phpBB 3.0.x, as well as fundraising details for OSCONvasion 2009. Full show notes on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-227442.mp3




phpBB Weekly #112: Paamayim Nekudotayim and You

Fri, 03 Jul 2009 17:00:00 -0400

On this special non-live episode, we talk about the Support Toolkit, the upcoming CAPTCHA plugins, and the awesomeness of Object-Oriented Programming, and more. See full show notes on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-242354.mp3




phpBB Weekly #111: WP-United We Stand

Sat, 27 Jun 2009 11:51:27 -0400

John Wells (Jhong) joins us to talk about WP-United, an integration project between WordPress and phpBB3. And Micheal gives us a glimpse of the new Support Request Toolkit RC. Full show notes are on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-227441.mp3




phpBB Weekly #110: I Wish To Be Converted

Sat, 20 Jun 2009 11:48:34 -0400

Expansions of the Junior Developer Team, a tutorial on converting to phpBB and an overview of developing convertors, an update on OSCONvasion 2009 details, and Micheal tries to share some malware code. Full show notes on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-212062.mp3




phpBB Weekly #109: Do You Know the Way to Quick Reply?

Sat, 13 Jun 2009 11:55:39 -0400

David and Douglas discuss the new features announced for 3.0.6, and Douglas unveils the details of OSCONvasion 2009. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-205501.mp3




phpBB Weekly #108: A Day At the Races

Sat, 06 Jun 2009 11:54:47 -0400

phpBB 3.0.5 is released with some new features/fixes, some significant new changes coming to SVN for 3.0.6, and a somewhat interesting interpretation of the phpBB Code Swarm. All this and full show notes on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-205500.mp3




phpBB Weekly #107: The Front Fell Off!

Sat, 30 May 2009 11:47:50 -0400

The grand return of David and Francis, an awkward interview with an Australian senator, plenty of technical difficulties, and much more on this episode of phpBB Weekly! Find full show notes on phpBBWeekly.net before the front falls off.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-205499.mp3




phpBB Weekly #106: No Slap Like a Security Slap

Sat, 23 May 2009 11:54:38 -0400

Douglas and Micheal are joined by Paul Sohier (Paul), now on the Support Team, who talk about injections that aren't really injections and about some trojans crawling the web that hack websites via FTP. Find full show notes on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-220256.mp3




phpBB Weekly #105: Better Late Than Never

Sat, 09 May 2009 11:56:42 -0400

Douglas, Micheal, and Yuriy discuss the third RC of UMIL, the QA release of phpBB 3.0.5 RC-1, as well as the creation of a new MOD Team policies page. Full show notes available on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-205498.mp3




phpBB Weekly #104: Chicken Soup for the phpBB Supporter

Sat, 18 Apr 2009 11:47:28 -0400

On this episode, Yuriy Rusko (Marshalrusty) joins Micheal and Douglas to talk about things that those interested in helping support phpBB should know, as well as a preview of the phpBB Support Toolkit. Head over to phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-203736.mp3




phpBB Weekly #103: April Fools and Security Fools

Sat, 04 Apr 2009 11:54:42 -0400

Douglas and Micheal recap some of the crazy internet April Fools jokes and comments on false claims of phpBB3 security exploits. Head to phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-203734.mp3




phpBB Weekly #102: BBGourmet - Cooking for Your Community

Sat, 28 Mar 2009 11:50:20 -0400

Douglas pulls out the cooking equipment on this April Fools edition of phpBB Weekly. See phpBBWeekly.net for show notes, photos, and recipes of this tasty episode.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-189932.mp3




phpBB Weekly #101: The Bertie Affair

Sat, 21 Mar 2009 11:55:16 -0400

On this short episode, Micheal and Douglas discuss how many forums you should have on your bulletin board, and take a look into the world of Bertie, particularly from Micheal's unique standpoint. Check out phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-189931.mp3




phpBB Weekly #100: Securing Our Centennial Celebration

Sat, 14 Mar 2009 11:58:01 -0400

Douglas and new temp. co-host Micheal Cottingham celebrate phpBB Weekly's 100th episode and discuss security. See full show notes on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-189930.mp3




phpBB Weekly #099: Solo on a Soapbox

Sat, 28 Feb 2009 11:54:46 -0500

Douglas discusses some points of good etiquette for moderators to follow, shares his opinions on eliminating age stereotypes on your board and in your board's staff, and also overviews some of the upcoming and in-planning events from the phpBB.com Events and Meetings forum. Check out phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-175390.mp3




phpBB Weekly #098: Singles and Spammers Awareness Day

Sat, 14 Feb 2009 11:51:53 -0500

David and Douglas celebrate Valentine's Day/Singles Awareness Day by marking the return of phpBB.com and continuing coverage of the cracked 3.0.4 CAPTCHA, along with going over about a dozen MODs available to help protect boards from spambots. Go to phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes and links.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-175388.mp3




phpBB Weekly #097: Full Coverage of phpBB.com Outage and Cracked CAPTCHA

Sat, 07 Feb 2009 11:53:22 -0500

David, Douglas, and many other phpBB team members discuss the hack and crack that took down phpBB.com this past week as well as the sudden spike in spam registrations resulting from a crack of the phpBB3 CAPTCHA. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-168836.mp3




phpBB Weekly #096: Of MODs and Men

Sat, 31 Jan 2009 12:04:17 -0500

David is joined by Paul, Handyman, and mtotheikle, who discuss the releases of MODX 1.2.2 and AutoMOD 1.0.0 beta 2 and a number of other MOD-related topics. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-168835.mp3




phpBB Weekly #095: A Post-Inauguration Situation

Sat, 24 Jan 2009 11:53:14 -0500

Douglas and David discuss the upcoming MODX 1.2.2 release, the recent blog post on fighting CSRF, a new CAPTCHA committed to Subversion for phpBB 3.0.5, and the creation of the Junior Development Team. Full show notes on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-166720.mp3




phpBB Weekly #094: Anything Goes with the Spokane Clan

Sun, 11 Jan 2009 22:30:00 -0500

Francis Lewis and Michael Williams join us to go into detail about integrating websites with phpBB3, a conspiracy theory leads to discussions about Net Neutrality, and Douglas finds a sponsor for a phpBB2 obituary. Full show notes are on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-180921.mp3




phpBB Weekly #093: A New Year and a New Retirement Plan

Sat, 03 Jan 2009 11:51:34 -0500

On this episode, David and Douglas discuss the now-official retirement of and end of support for phpBB2, cover the features of our new website, and discuss various upcoming phpBB meetings and events in 2009. See full show notes on the brand new phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-166719.mp3




phpBB Weekly #092: Best of 2008

Thu, 01 Jan 2009 12:00:00 -0500

This year-end clipshow episode features some of our favorite clips from the phpBB Weekly episodes in 2008. Links to these episodes and other show notes are on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-177221.mp3




phpBB Weekly #091: 2008 in Review

Sat, 27 Dec 2008 11:47:51 -0500

David tells us about the release of AutoMOD 1.0.0 beta, and then David and Douglas review phpBB's milestones during the year 2008. Check out the detailed show notes on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-164754.mp3




phpBB Weekly #090

Sat, 20 Dec 2008 11:56:31 -0500

David and Douglas review the phpBBHacks.com Awards winners, discuss what UMIL is, and have some pre-Christmas/holiday fun. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-156884.mp3




phpBB Weekly #089

Sat, 13 Dec 2008 11:54:09 -0500

David and Douglas celebrate the one-year anniversary of the phpBB 3.0.0 Gold release, and cover a myriad of phpBB news along the way. See phpBBWeekly.net for links and full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-156883.mp3




phpBB Weekly #088: Guest Dave Rathbun (drathbun)

Sat, 06 Dec 2008 11:51:20 -0500

Dave Rathbun joins us to tell us about phpBB2Refugees, his new phpBB2-focused community that launches on December 9th. Full show notes on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-156882.mp3




phpBB Weekly #087

Sat, 29 Nov 2008 11:53:06 -0500

David and Douglas talk about a number of random topics and take a peek at some new stuff showing up in the development of phpBB 3.2 Ascraeus. Full show notes are on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-151412.mp3




phpBB Weekly #086

Sat, 22 Nov 2008 11:53:11 -0500

David and Douglas give an update on the upcoming retirement of phpBB2, and give a tutorial about creating Custom Profile Fields in phpBB3. Go to phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-151411.mp3




phpBB Weekly #085

Sat, 15 Nov 2008 11:51:58 -0500

On this episode, we discuss the release of phpBB 3.0.3, and chat with new Support Team leader Yuriy Rusko about his promotion. As part of our series on Building a Successful Community, we discuss how to recruit and maintain quality staff members. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-151410.mp3




phpBB Weekly #084

Sat, 08 Nov 2008 11:51:42 -0500

On this episode, we discuss the promotion of Yuriy Rusko as Support Team Leader and the upcoming phpBB 3.0.3 release, plus we announce the final results of our President Bertie contest and inaugurate the new president. Check out phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-151409.mp3




phpBB Weekly #083

Sat, 01 Nov 2008 11:49:23 -0400

On this episode, we discuss phpBB's new Management Team and some of the other reorganizational changes that the teams are making, and a panel of guests analyzes the Bertie Mons campaigns and how the candidates in our contest are doing. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes, and don't forget to vote!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-143002.mp3




phpBB Weekly #082: Bertie Mons Presidential Debate

Sat, 25 Oct 2008 11:47:16 -0400

The four candidates in our President Bertie Election Contest join the show to debate what they would do as the next president of Bertie Mons. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes and StarTrekGuide.com's President Bertie Contest forum to participate in the contest.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-143001.mp3




phpBB Weekly #081

Sat, 18 Oct 2008 11:52:29 -0400

David and Douglas discuss how phpBB supporters handle support requests and some of their tips for users interested in helping out in the support forum as well. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-143000.mp3




phpBB Weekly #080

Sat, 04 Oct 2008 11:49:55 -0400

David and Douglas introduce phpBB Weekly's "President Bertie" Election Contest, and talk about things you should include in your board's guidelines. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-142999.mp3




phpBB Weekly #079

Sat, 20 Sep 2008 12:05:57 -0400

David is joined by Cullen (Brainy) of the Moderator Team and Francis Lewis (Handyman) of the MOD Team, and talk about moderating, CAPTCHAs, and upcoming features in Ascraeus. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-135639.mp3




phpBB Weekly #078

Sat, 13 Sep 2008 11:54:04 -0400

This episode covers the release of MODX 1.2.1 and an in-depth look at the new phpBB Code Wiki. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-133578.mp3




phpBB Weekly #077

Sat, 06 Sep 2008 11:53:42 -0400

We recap the MOD Authors Convention, discuss CAPTCHAs and phpBB, and discuss what you need to know to plan out a brand new community in this episode. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-133577.mp3




phpBB Weekly #076: Live from the MOD Authors Convention

Sat, 30 Aug 2008 11:52:44 -0400

Douglas, David, and Paul report live during the MOD Authors Convention and recap the highlights from the event. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-133576.mp3




phpBB Weekly #075

Sat, 23 Aug 2008 11:47:23 -0400

On this episode, Douglas and David cover a whole slop bucket of phpBB news from the past week, and then David gives a tutorial on how to optimize SEO for phpBB3. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-126177.mp3




phpBB Weekly #074

Sat, 02 Aug 2008 11:50:13 -0400

This episode covers news regarding the phpBB discussion forums, a new feature coming in phpBB 3.0.3, and some further discussion on the relationship between the MOD team and the community. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-126176.mp3




phpBB Weekly #073: Londonvasion Wrap-up

Sat, 26 Jul 2008 11:49:21 -0400

David and Douglas are joined by Yuriy Rusko and Paul Sohier to discuss and wrap-up Londonvasion 2008. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-120250.mp3




phpBB Weekly #072: Live from Londonvasion!

Sun, 20 Jul 2008 10:47:33 -0400

This episode features the Q&A panel discussion session from Londonvasion 2008 as was streamed live on phpBB Weekly.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-133575.mp3




phpBB Weekly #071

Sat, 19 Jul 2008 11:46:27 -0400

In this episode, Douglas covers the latest news and schedule from Londonvasion, gives an update on the phpBBHacks.com Idol, and discusses the MOD Team's latest blog article. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-110618.mp3




phpBB Weekly #070

Sun, 13 Jul 2008 19:00:00 -0400

On this episode, David and Douglas discuss the release of phpBB 3.0.2, the new phpBB Blog, the documentation provided by the MOD team, and phpBB Weekly's finalized plans for Londonvasion. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-132284.mp3




phpBB Weekly #069

Sat, 05 Jul 2008 11:47:01 -0400

It's been almost two years since MODX replaced the Text Template as the standard for phpBB MOD distribution, and finally, the MOD team have something to show for it with the release of EasyMOD 0.4.0 for phpBB2. Besides Douglas' excitement to get to talk about phpBB2 again, we'll take a closer look at what's new in the release, and Douglas will review the new version of EasyMOD after testing a variety of Text and MODX installations. And of course, we'll look ahead with a status update of the MOD Team's Package Manager ("Blinky") for phpBB3. Plus, phpBBHacks.com has a very exciting contest for MOD and Style authors under way right now with some awesome prizes up for grabs! Our good friend Patrick O'Keefe will join us to tell us more about what he calls the "phpBBHacks.com Idol." It's going to be "Focus on the MODs" Day once again on this episode of phpBB Weekly!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-110615.mp3




phpBB Weekly #068

Sat, 28 Jun 2008 12:11:22 -0400

On this episode, David Lewis and some team members discuss SQL Injections, how to purge phpBB3's cache, and the latest news with Londonvasion. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-106358.mp3




phpBB Weekly #067

Fri, 20 Jun 2008 21:00:00 -0400

On this episode, David and Douglas wrap-up on last weekend's Joomla!Day Vancouver and review the recently-released schedule for Londonvasion. For full show notes, go to phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-126605.mp3




phpBB Weekly #066: Live from Joomla!Day Vancouver

Sat, 14 Jun 2008 14:16:34 -0400

On this episode, phpBB Developer Nils Adermann (naderman) talks a bit about phpBB's relationship with Joomla! and other recent phpBB news, and then David joins in live from the Joomla!Day event in Vancouver. For full show notes, see phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-106357.mp3




phpBB Weekly #065

Sat, 07 Jun 2008 12:10:11 -0400

David is joined by Paul (of the MOD team) on this episode to talk about MODX 1.2.0, the new Styles Database/Demo, a wrap-up of BertieZilla's posts on LinuxTag, and a preview of Joomla!Day Vancouver. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-120275.mp3




phpBB Weekly #064: Guest Jeff (JKThinking) of the phpBBIreland Podcast

Sat, 31 May 2008 11:48:01 -0400

On this episode, Jeff (JKThinking), co-host of the phpBBireland Podcast, joins us to talk about his show and the Stargate Portal for phpBB3, which the folks at phpBBireland develop. For full show notes, see phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-106356.mp3




phpBB Weekly #063

Sat, 24 May 2008 11:46:16 -0400

We had been expecting an appearance from Matt Mullenweg (of WordPress/Automattic fame), but he was unable to make it. Instead, David and Douglas pass the time on this episode talking about a number of things. For full show notes, see phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-105503.mp3




phpBB Weekly #062

Fri, 16 May 2008 22:00:00 -0400

On this episode, Douglas and David cover some of the latest developments with Londonvasion, the Package Manager (codenamed Blinky), Sphinx for phpBB, the phpBB3 Styles Database, and vBulletin 3.7. For full show notes, see phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-117677.mp3




phpBB Weekly #061: Guest Patrick O'Keefe

Sat, 10 May 2008 11:50:57 -0400

Patrick O'Keefe rejoins us on this episode to talk about his recently-released book, plus we close out our listener survey by doing our giveaway drawing. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-103158.mp3




phpBB Weekly #060

Sat, 26 Apr 2008 11:58:24 -0400

On this episode, David is joined by his brother, Francis Lewis, replacing Douglas while he takes another test. They talk a bit more about the phpBB2 "End of Life" announcement, and more about how it will benefit the teams and phpBB in the long run, along with additional updates on the latest phpBB news. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-103157.mp3




phpBB Weekly #059

Sat, 19 Apr 2008 11:55:19 -0400

This episode of phpBB Weekly covers the recent phpBB2 End of Life announcement in detail, including the reasons for it and the effects of the announcement. For full show notes, see phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-103156.mp3




phpBB Weekly #058

Sat, 12 Apr 2008 12:20:10 -0400

On this episode, David is joined by other team members to talk about the phpBB 3.0.1 release and other news and updates. For full show notes, see phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-103155.mp3




phpBB Weekly #057

Sat, 05 Apr 2008 11:49:47 -0400

This news-filled episode covers some of the past week's April Fools jokes, news on the phpBB development front, and a short debate on the remaining lifespan of phpBB2. Then, we chat with Yuriy Rusko (Marshalrusty) about the upcoming Londonvasion 2008 conference. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-98009.mp3




vBulletin Weekly #056

Sat, 29 Mar 2008 13:17:18 -0400

As a special April Fools Day surprise, David and Douglas co-host an episode of "vBulletin Weekly," in which they try their best to seriously introduce users to vBulletin and how it works. For full show notes, see phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-95248.mp3




phpBB Weekly #055: Guest Scott Stubblefield

Sat, 22 Mar 2008 11:50:57 -0400

On this episode, popular phpBB style author Scott Stubblefield joins us to talk about his experiences writing styles for phpBB and what it's been like to move from phpBB2 to phpBB3. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-95247.mp3




phpBB Weekly #054

Fri, 14 Mar 2008 22:00:00 -0400

This special non-live episode features a rather funny look at various phpBB issues and non-issues, as well as coining a strange new term for a strange new phpBB team. For full show notes, go to phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-100187.mp3




phpBB Weekly #053

Sat, 08 Mar 2008 11:46:23 -0500

On this episode, we'll cover a topic that we've been asked to cover many times. What makes phpBB different from other bulletin board programs? Why do we think that you should opt for phpBB over other options? Douglas and David will go over some of the things that phpBB does differently from the other popular bulletin boards out there, and we might even offer an example or two of some things that other bulletin boards do better than phpBB. And, if you're familiar with other bulletin boards, we invite you to join us and share some of your comments. Then, Douglas will introduce the new listener survey and prize giveaway that we will be launching, and you will be the first to find out about what we have planned!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-89843.mp3




phpBB Weekly #052

Sat, 01 Mar 2008 12:04:36 -0500

While Douglas is away to take the SAT, David and MOD Team Member Paul talk about the Moderator Control Panel in phpBB3 and the various tools available to moderate your board. For full show notes, see phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-85481.mp3




phpBB Weekly #051

Sat, 23 Feb 2008 12:08:11 -0500

David takes the reins for this show during Douglas' absence for his self-proclaimed "MOD Team Takeover" episode. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-85480.mp3




phpBB Weekly #050: Guest Patrick O'Keefe of phpBBHacks.com

Sat, 09 Feb 2008 11:49:01 -0500

For our fiftieth episode celebration, we are joined by Patrick O'Keefe, administrator of the iFroggy Network and phpBBHacks.com, among other websites for communities. For more info about this show, see the show notes on phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-81245.mp3




phpBB Weekly #049

Sat, 02 Feb 2008 11:47:30 -0500

After looking at evidence suggesting upcoming releases of phpBB 2.0.23, phpBB 3.0.1, as well as the emergence of the MODs Manager in the phpBB Code Forge, David and Douglas give a short tutorial on BBCode: why it exists and how to use it. For more show info, see phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-73416.mp3




phpBB Weekly #048

Sat, 26 Jan 2008 11:50:49 -0500

Due to an unfortunate mishap with the editing of last week's show, Douglas recaps what was covered last week regarding the new features coming in phpBB 3.2 "Ascraeus." Also, he examines the recent announcement regarding the move to Subversion and the opening of a new phpBB Code Forge, along with examining some of the hints that the announcement may pose for the future of the phpBB project. For full show notes, see phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-73415.mp3




phpBB Weekly #047

Sat, 19 Jan 2008 11:47:19 -0500

Following a week off, Douglas and David both return to phpBB Weekly to talk about phpBB 3.2. According to David, the Development Team has already been working earnestly on phpBB 3.2 development in a super-secret FBI-protected Bertie-Army-secured location, and there's lots of great stuff coming in the new version. In this phpBB Weekly exclusive, David will be sharing the top new features on the way in 3.2 for the first time, and he will be joined by MOD Team member Josh W. (A_Jelly_Doughnut) and Development Team member David M. (DavidMJ), who will be assisting in the presentation! Be the first to know about what's coming up in 3.2 by joining us on this episode of phpBB Weekly!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-73414.mp3




phpBB Weekly #046

Sat, 05 Jan 2008 11:49:12 -0500

In this episode, Douglas takes another look at the age-old question: Should you install phpBB2 or phpBB3? Douglas last addressed this question in episode #018, but a number of things have changed. Douglas addresses these changes and updates his opinion regarding phpBB3 over phpBB2 in this episode. For full show notes, go to phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-68262.mp3




phpBB Weekly #045: 2007 in Review

Sat, 29 Dec 2007 11:47:12 -0500

On this episode, Douglas takes a look back at all of the phpBB news and major events from the year 2007 and also look ahead into the various things to look out for in phpBB's 2008 future. He also recaps phpBB Weekly's highlights from the year. For full show notes, visit phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-68261.mp3




phpBB Weekly #044: phpBB Weekly's Best Of 2007

Mon, 24 Dec 2007 18:30:00 -0500

For our special holiday treat, phpBB Weekly brings you a collection of some of the best moments of 2007. Follow us as we look at how the show has grown in the past 43 episodes, and also as we retrace the steps of some of the biggest phpBB news in 2007. For more details and a full list of clips, check out phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-77796.mp3




phpBB Weekly #043: phpBB3 Gold Release; Guest Johan Janssens of Joomla!

Sat, 15 Dec 2007 11:48:51 -0500

For our last episode before the holidays (and David's last show of the year), Johan Janssens, project manager and lead developer of Joomla!, joins us to talk about the upcoming RokBridge integration of phpBB3 and Joomla!, and why the two projects are working together. Plus, phpBB3 has been released, and we celebrate and take a look back at the process that got us here, and where the teams and the community go next. For full show notes, check out phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-66063.mp3




phpBB Weekly #042

Sat, 08 Dec 2007 11:53:11 -0500

phpBB 3.0.0 "Olympus", the gold release, is fast approaching, as evidenced by some weird things that have been happening during the past week, such as gold team member avatars, "phpBB Heists", and countdowns to countdowns. We take a look at what it all means and how close we really are to a true phpBB3 gold release. Douglas also shares what has been going on with phpBBWeekly.net and what listeners can do to help. For full show notes check out phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-56183.mp3




phpBB Weekly #041

Sat, 01 Dec 2007 11:50:36 -0500

In this episode, we take a look at phpBB3 Release Candidate 8, released just a few hours before the recording of this episode, and also at the phpBB.com MOD Database cleanup. Then, David gives a mini-tutorial (which turned out to not be so mini) about phpBB3 registration settings and usergroups. For full show notes, see phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-56182.mp3




phpBB Weekly #040

Sat, 24 Nov 2007 11:48:01 -0500

This post-Thanksgiving Day episode takes a look at the up-and-coming release of phpBB 3.0.RC8, along with a number of other interesting discussions. See phpBBWeekly.net for full show notes.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-50590.mp3




phpBB Weekly #039

Sat, 17 Nov 2007 11:52:59 -0500

This episode covers another look at phpBB3 permissions and at the three-years-ago release of phpBB 2.0.11 and the Santy worm. For full show notes, see phpBBWeekly.net.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-50589.mp3




phpBB Weekly #038: Guest DavidMJ of the Development Team

Sat, 10 Nov 2007 12:01:49 -0500

On this episode, after recovering from a failed attempt at using Skypecasts, we welcome phpBB Developer DavidMJ to the show to talk about his experiences in phpBB Development and also answer user-submitted questions about phpBB3.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-50588.mp3




phpBB Weekly #037

Sat, 03 Nov 2007 11:52:45 -0400

Although David will miss this episode (catching a flight), Douglas will finally return to the show live. This will be a fairly open episode as we continue the countdown until the final release of phpBB3. What do you like about phpBB3? What's your favorite feature in phpBB3, or perhaps what's the biggest thing that you wish was in phpBB3? Is there something that you'd like to learn more about or are unsure about in phpBB3? On this episode, we will be focusing on the comments from YOU, the audience, as the phpBB3 excitement builds. If you can't be there in person on Saturday, leave your comments on the phpBB Weekly forum: http://www.startrekguide.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=118&t=3851


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-50587.mp3




phpBB Weekly #036

Sat, 27 Oct 2007 11:54:59 -0400

Since Douglas has to get away pretty soon after this episode, this will be a shorter episode where we'll cover the latest phpBB news, answer a few questions, do the MOD and Style of the Week, and wrap it up.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-45609.mp3




phpBB Weekly #035: Guest Francis Lewis (Handyman)

Sat, 20 Oct 2007 11:51:12 -0400

Douglas is away to take a test starting at 8 AM (yes, on a Saturday, very cruel), so David's brother Francis Lewis (better known as Handyman) will be filling in as guest host. They will be chatting about SEO (Search Engine Optimization) for phpBB3. How can you make your phpBB3 board friendly and accessible to crawlers and bots like Google, etc.? What should and shouldn't you do? David will also take a more in-depth look at why the RC-7 release was necessary so soon after RC-6, and why the RC-6 update caused such a major impact on phpBB3 MODs and Styles. Be sure to join them for this informational (and hopefully shorter) episode of phpBB Weekly!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-45608.mp3




phpBB Weekly #034

Sat, 13 Oct 2007 11:49:08 -0400

phpBB Developer DavidMJ was going to join us on this episode, but due to some communication issues (mostly David and Douglas' fault), that didn't turn out. However, on this episode we talk about a number of things, including phpBB security, the question of private message privacy, and the future of MODding and the MOD Database. Although this episode did not go at all according to plan, it still was a very worthwhile show with a lot of good information.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-45607.mp3




phpBB Weekly #033

Sat, 06 Oct 2007 12:00:00 -0400

Maybe it's about time that we just get an update on where phpBB3 is going? Agreed. Our phpBB3 field expert David Lewis will fill us in on what's the latest with the phpBB3 development project, including recent changes to the CVS for phpBB 3.0.RC6-dev and the phpBB3 codebase security audit. We'll also welcome the five new members of the Moderator Team, and then we'll also take a look at the malware attack that was behind phpBB.com's unexpected outage last weekend. If you're impatient over phpBB3, this episode should give you more reasons to be patient. And, if you have any questions about phpBB3, feel free to hop on the live stream and join in!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-45606.mp3




phpBB Weekly #032: Guest Eric Faerber (wGEric)

Sat, 29 Sep 2007 11:50:24 -0400

phpBB MOD Team Leader Eric Faerber joins us once again to talk about the MOD team and phpBB MODding with David and Douglas, and this show will hopefully go better than Eric's last appearance on the show from 8 months ago. And of course, call or join in on the show and Eric will be here to answer your questions about MODding. Be sure to join us for this special episode of phpBB Weekly!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-40535.mp3




phpBB Weekly #031

Sat, 22 Sep 2007 11:48:36 -0400

Douglas is back on phpBB Weekly after spending time last week helping to clean up the Bay Area. He'll talk about a couple of the, erm, interesting things he discovered. Then, he will be talking about ban controls, what they're for, how the different controls work, and how to utilize them in phpBB2 and phpBB3. And, as always, David and Douglas will be taking your calls and answering your questions on this episode of phpBB Weekly!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-39177.mp3




phpBB Weekly #030

Sat, 15 Sep 2007 11:54:36 -0400

Douglas steps away from phpBB Weekly for the first time and lets David take the helm.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-38197.mp3




phpBB Weekly #029: Guest Yuriy Rusko (Marshalrusty)

Sat, 08 Sep 2007 11:50:25 -0400

David and Douglas will be joined by special guest Yuriy Rusko (Marshalrusty), phpBB Support Team member and an administrator on the phpBBHelp Unofficial Support Forum, who joins us to talk about giving phpBB support, both before and after he joined the Support Team. He will also be answering questions from the live participants! We also will spend some time remembering the contributions of a couple of MOD and Support Team members who have stepped down to resume their personal lives. Be sure to join us for this interesting episode of phpBB Weekly!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-35065.mp3




phpBB Weekly #028

Sat, 01 Sep 2007 11:49:16 -0400

We're back from a two week break with another live episode of phpBB Weekly! A fifth release candidate of phpBB3 has been pushed out, and Acyd Burn has mentioned that he hopes it will be the last RC before gold. Are we in the home stretch of conquering Olympus Mons, and how much longer to get there? Plus, the MOD Team asks for MOD Database Feedback--our local MOD team expert (David, obviously) will recap some of the suggestions and we'll probably throw some more their way. That, plus the MOD and Style of the Week, your calls and questions, and potentially much more!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-35064.mp3




phpBB Weekly #027

Sat, 11 Aug 2007 11:48:32 -0400

phpBB3 introduces a brand new backbone for itself, called modules. Everything you see in the User, Moderator, and Administration Control Panels are a collection of modules, and if you plan to write or install MODs which affect any of these control panels, youâ??re going to have to be able to know how to add, edit, and write modules for phpBB3. Fear not! In this episode, David will be going through the ins and outs behind modules so that both phpBB administrators and MOD authors can learn how to use them. And, of course, the MOD and Style of the Week, and answers to your questions, live on the show!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-31530.mp3




phpBB Weekly #026: Guest Micheal Cottingham (Techie-Micheal)

Sat, 04 Aug 2007 11:49:10 -0400

In this episode, we will be joined by Micheal Cottingham, the phpBB Support Team Leader! Micheal and David will have a conversation about phpBB3's security features and programming, and of course we'll ask Micheal some questions about the Support Team and phpBB in general. (Plus, Micheal has plans to stump Douglas with a question or two, but that's supposed to be a surprise...) And of course, call in live (or come in the chat room) and Micheal will be here to answer your questions as well! Be sure to join us for what is sure to be a lively episode of phpBB Weekly!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-30175.mp3




phpBB Weekly #025

Sat, 28 Jul 2007 11:50:19 -0400

Following our relaxing break, phpBB Weekly is once again live on TalkShoe! We're all awaiting the announcement of whether or not phpBB wins SourceForge's Community Choice Award. The announcement will be made at their 7/26 party, and posted online on 7/30, and we'll be sure to report the results if we receive any news! However, we have an even bigger announcement: our own David Lewis is the newest member of the phpBB MOD Team! We'll be celebrating for David and talking a bit about what this will mean for our show (it WON'T mean insider team info). Furthermore, smithy_dll and the MOD Team have announced a new refresh of MODX (dubbed MODX1.0.1). Douglas goes over what's new and what you need to know. Then, David will talk about the process of adding/editing modules in phpBB3. It's an intimidating process, but it's going to become a necessary part of installing phpBB3 MODs. Join us for this packed return episode of phpBB Weekly!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-29432.mp3




phpBB Weekly #024

Tue, 17 Jul 2007 19:30:00 -0400

This special non-live episode of phpBB Weekly was originally planned to be numbered as #023SE, but we had such a great discussion that it turned out to be a full show! This episode welcomes back David Lewis (Highway of Life), this time as our new co-host. We have a very extended discussion about the release of phpBB 3.0.RC3, David's appearance on an SEO and Internet Tips Talkcast here on TalkShoe (and his mention of phpBB Weekly), and about Douglas' trip this weekend to WordCamp, along with doing a loose comparison between phpBB and the WordPress blogging platform. Enjoy this special episode, and join us on July 28th as we return to our regular live episodes of phpBB Weekly!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-35069.mp3




phpBB Weekly #023

Sat, 07 Jul 2007 12:17:03 -0400

In this episode, we will officially induct our new co-host, David Lewis (Highway of Life)! Fresh from the MOD Authors Convention with the latest info, Douglas and David will be talking about the new MODX Template from the phpBB MOD Team, including what it's about, how it works, and how to write a MODX-compatible MOD by hand or convert a Text Template MOD over to the new format. Have any questions about the new MODX format? This is the show to ask them, so feel free to call in!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-27608.mp3




phpBB Weekly #022

Sat, 30 Jun 2007 12:01:08 -0400

Going further down the road to the Gold Master release, phpBB3 RC-2 was released this week with no less than 113 features, changes, and bugfixes in the changelog. We will be looking at and examining the new version, and covering the best way to update to RC-2 (since we haven't had an officially supported phpBB3 update before!). In addition, the MOD Authors Convention will be going on during the episode recording. We will be covering all of the highlights from the convention in #phpbb-mod, including live updates of the discussion on phpBB MODding Documentation taking place while the show is being recorded. Plus, we might even have a MOD Team member join us on the show! Join us to talk about RC-2, MODding, and any other things you want to discuss during this jam-packed episode of phpBB Weekly! Today's show doesn't start until Noon Eastern, but we'll be opening up a pre-show an hour early today to cover the previous session of the MOD Authors Convention.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-26222.mp3




phpBB Weekly #021: Guest David Lewis (Highway of Life)

Sat, 23 Jun 2007 12:01:29 -0400

phpBB.com member Highway of Life has been working with phpBB3 and its code for over two years, and is the author of a number of phpBB3 MODs currently in development. He will join us to talk about phpBB3 MODding and also tips on how to build a website around phpBB3, and will also answer many questions about phpBB3. In addition, Douglas will offer a preview of what to expect from the 6/30 MOD Authors Convention.


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-26221.mp3




phpBB Weekly #020

Sat, 16 Jun 2007 12:01:00 -0400

What are you always encouraged to do before installing a MOD, or a style, or updating phpBB, or even just using phpBB on a day-to-day basis? Back it up! Douglas covers the various procedures (and a couple of helpful tools) for effectively backing up your database and your files, whether you're using phpBB2, phpBB3, or any other web-based application. And, as always, Douglas will be answering questions and discussing phpBB with the live audience. Hope you can join in!


Media Files:
http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-12418/TS-19810.mp3