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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.

Getting Started with ImpressPages - Bruno Škvorc

Content management systems (CMSs) are among the most used web tools nowadays. Users range from designers and developers, to bloggers and project managers. However, even with a wide range of products on the market, users often neglect...Show More Summary

PHPNG binaries for Debian/Ubuntu - Zeev Suraski

Want to take PHPNG for a spin but don't the time or inclination to build it?You're in luck!  That is, at least if you're running Ubuntu 14.04 or Debian testing/unstable for now.We published builds of the latest PHPNG-enabled codebase...Show More Summary

Stop Fighting - Stefan Koopmanschap

I posted this on Facebook about an hour ago, but this is not limited to Facebook. It should not be. So I’m reposting it here. Today was a day like any other, except that it wasn’t. It was an official day of mourning in The Netherlands. Show More Summary

Enable .phar handling in your web server - Christian Weiske

PHP allows us to pack up whole applications in a single.phar file, but no web server software today lets PHP handle.phar files, giving you a download dialog or displaying the text contents of the file. mod_php on Apache Debian Open /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/php5.conf...Show More Summary

Best Practices REST API from Scratch – Implementation - Bruno Škvorc

We ended the first part of this tutorial with all the basic layers of our API in place. We have our server setup, authentication system, JSON input/output, error management and a couple of dummy routes. But, most importantly, we wrote the README file that defines resources and actions. Show More Summary

External auth patches for ownCloud 7 - Christian Weiske

I have an ownCloud installation on my server for several reasons: ownCloud has desktop client applications that sync files automatically onto the server and back between multiple clients (like dropbox). It provides a caldav server for...Show More Summary

Recent PEAR package releases - Christian Weiske

I wasn't idle since the release of PEAR 1.9.5 but did a bit of work on my PEAR packages. Net_WebFinger version 0.4.0 now supports the final WebFinger RFC 7033. On pfefferle's request I made both Net_WebFinger and its dependency XML_XRD...Show More Summary

Getting to Know Zend Server 7 - Bruno Škvorc

Zend Technologies is the company which funds the development of the Zend Engine (the engine PHP is based on), as well as Zend Framework and some other projects like Apigility. They also build proprietary software of high professional...Show More Summary

Best Practices REST API from Scratch – Introduction - Bruno Škvorc

The current internet ecosystem has literally been invaded by APIs, and for good reasons. By using third party APIs in your products or services, you have access to a ton of useful features — such as authentication or storage services — that can benefit both you and your users. Show More Summary

7 More Mistakes Commonly Made by PHP Developers - Bruno Škvorc

Back at the end of June, TopTal, the freelance marketplace, published a post about 10 Most Common Mistakes PHP Programmers Make. The list wasn’t exhaustive, but it was well written and pointed out some very interesting pitfalls one should...Show More Summary

On ethics and optimism - Anna Filina

It really annoys me when people say that discussing ethics on social media doesn’t change the world. That is just cynical and pathetic, and these people want to drag others into inaction. Discussing allows you to question your morals and refine your opinions. Show More Summary

Vagrantfile Explained: Setting Up and Provisioning with Shell - Bruno Škvorc

In the first part of this article, we showed you how to create a Vagrant base box, installing the latest Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in the virtual machine to use it as the guest operating system. In this part you will learn how to setup a development environment using Vagrant, which you can use and reuse in your development. Show More Summary

Common PHP Mistakes - Anna Filina

I was recently asked by one of my readers to give feedback on the following article he read: 10 Most Common PHP Mistakes. It is well written and very thorough. Most of the tips are specific to PHP, others are about web programming in general or database performance. Show More Summary

Social Network Authentication: Twitter and Facebook - Bruno Škvorc

In the previous parts of this series, we created our initial interfaces, set up our Google+ login functionality and talked about how we can merge our accounts together. In this article, we will integrate Twitter and Facebook within our application. Show More Summary

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