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Apache httpd server 2.4.10 and PHP-FPM 5.6 in Fedora 21 - Remi Collet

Since the update in Fedora 21 of httpd version 2.4.10 and php 5.6.0RC3, you can avoid using mod_php. php-fpm works "out of the box", with default provided configuration. Installation: # yum remove php# yum install php-fpm httpd Services: #...Show More Summary

Fixed Point Math in PHP with BCMath, precision loss cases - Bruno Škvorc

When dealing with fixed point numbers, you have to be very careful - especially if you develop with PHP and MySQL. In this article, obstacles and subtleties of working with the PHP BCMath extension, MySQL fixed point expression handling and persisting fixed point data from PHP to MySQL are described. Show More Summary

FluentDOM 5 - Thomas Weinert

FluentDOM 5.0.0 is now released. Up to version 4.1, FluentDOM was an implementation of the jQuery Traversing and Manipulation APIs in PHP. Version 5 is a complete rewrite and adds a secondary focus. FluentDOM now provides extended variants of PHPs DOM classes, too. Show More Summary

PHP 5.6.0RC3 is available - PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of the third release candidate of PHP 5.6. As we entered the feature freeze with beta1, this is a bugfix-only release. All users of PHP are encouraged to test this version carefully, and report any bugs in the bug tracking system. Show More Summary

New Oracle Technology Network PHP Forum URL - Christopher Jones

The Oracle Technology Network (which promotes the development community) is upgrading its software platform and reorganizing some content. The PHP Oracle forum is now at The...Show More Summary

Introducing InvoiceNinja: Self-hosted Invoicing - Bruno Škvorc

For a freelancer, nothing is more important than time. Tracking invoices or doing paperwork can quickly become tedious and occupy a large portion of that. In March, I showed you FusionInvoice, a tool to keep track of your clients and invoices. Show More Summary

4 Features That Make Me Choose NuSphere PhpED - Bruno Škvorc

In the last survey on the best PHP IDE for 2014, my longtime favorite PhpED was missing. I didn’t act on it then, but what better way to spread the love than to devote an article to it. I’ve spent the first part of my programming career without a real IDE. Show More Summary

New PHP Videos on - Lorna Mitchell

I am delighted to announce that I have new video titles available! I'm delighted for two reasons: selfishly, because these things take a lot of prep and I am pleased they are done; but also because I think it is very good news that a...Show More Summary

PHP News You May Have Missed – July 2014 - Bruno Škvorc

A handful of news cropped up again that didn’t really get the attention they deserved, so I’ll use this opportunity to rehash some of them and explain others. The “news” here are usually less than brand new - instead, they’re bits of...Show More Summary

PECL/mysqlnd_ms: how failed XA transactions get fixed - Ulf Wendel

XA transactions are an open standard for distributed transactions. A distributed or global transaction can spawn multiple databases. XA transactions come handy, for example, when data sets are sharded over multiple servers and a business transaction affects multiple shards. Show More Summary

Understanding OpCache - Bruno Škvorc

The PHP in version 5.5 comes with a caching engine build-in - OpCache - which stores precompiled script bytecode in the memory. If you’re familiar with APC or Xcache, you will already know how such engines work. As each PHP script is...Show More Summary

Diffbot: Crawling with Visual Machine Learning - Bruno Škvorc

Have you ever wondered how social networks do URL previews so well when you share links? How do they know which images to grab, whom to cite as an author, or which tags to attach to the preview? Is it all crawling with complex regexes over source code? Actually, more often than not, it isn’t. Show More Summary

MVC – a Problem or a Solution? - Bruno Škvorc

Repositories, Adapters, MVC with all it cousins, SOLID, RTFM… As a (PHP) developer, those words are thrown at you from every corner of the web. And I hate it, I’ve had enough. Stop telling me what to do and show me those kittens instead. Software solves problems We don’t just write software. Show More Summary

Bad conduct: the root of the problem - Anna Filina

More and more tech events are publishing codes of conduct. Although I think that it’s a good idea, I find it sad that we need to tell people things as basic as “treat others like you want to be treated”. I would like that in addition to treating the symptom, we understand and treat the root cause. Show More Summary

Using Guzzle with Twitter via Oauth - Bruno Škvorc

In a previous article, we found out about Guzzle and how it can aid us in the task of establishing communication with third party API’s over HTTP. We used it to get the output of a random number generator and basic interaction with Github’s API. Show More Summary

PHP Core Developers versus Facebook: Round 3 - The PHP Specification - PHP Classes

PHP Core Developers versus Facebook: Round 3 - The PHP Specification By Manuel Lemos Recently Facebook developers played on another episode of a saga that seems to antagonize Facebook and PHP Core developers. This time they announced...Show More Summary

PHP 5.4.31 Released - PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.31. Over 10 bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.4 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version. For source downloads of PHP 5.4.31 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 5.5.15 is released - PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor

The PHP Development Team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.15. This release fixes several bugs against PHP 5.5.14. All PHP users are encouraged to upgrade to this new version.For source downloads of PHP 5.5.15, please visit our downloads page. Windows binaries can be found on The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

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