- Flash I know
- PHPObject is pretty trivial.
- PHP is uncharted territory for me, but is pretty easy to wrap your mind around.
- MySQL is even further uncharted than PHP.
- Mambo has been working much harder on the user-experience than the programmer experience. Doing things like getting the current user and logging the user in are fairly hairy.
Thankfully, I spent $5 on FlashChat, which integrates with PHP, SQL, and Mambo pretty seamlessly (along with a buncha other content managers like PHPNuke). They broke out the Mambo code into a small source file that does about everything I need.
But it's still slow going. MySQL is next. Whee.