Saturday, 7 April 2012

Building Apache Shindig for PHP

Apache Shindig is an opensocial container to host Opensocial apps with the help of gadgets and reference implementation of  backend API.

Shindig is available for two language : JAVA and PHP
Here we'll discuss about Building Shindig in PHP.
  • Firstly, download Shindig-PHP version from
  • Enable Apache mod_rewrite module.
  • Enable json, curl, simplexml and mcrypt extensions in PHP.
  • Create a directory named "Shindig" in 'www' (in Windows) or var/www/html(in Linux) directory.
  • Now check  php/config/container.php file. Change 'web_prefix' constant value to '/shindig/php'.
  • Now you can run following url.  

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