I’ve noticed recently when using MAMP to test PHP 7 that changes are not shown right away when looking at the browser. Sometimes it can be a few seconds before the changes are updated. That can be misleading if you don’t reliase it’s cached.
Turns out from PHP 5.5 opcache is turned on my defaultContinue Reading
PHP 7 release is not far aware PHP 7.0.0 RC5 is the most recent beta release now is a great time to test your applications and ensure they run smoothly on PHP 7.Continue Reading
PHP Code Snippets, is a members based site. Anyone can join and add their own code snippets, Snippets links can easily be shared across social media accounts, and commented on. Each user has their own profile with the option to link back to their social media accounts and website.Continue Reading
Today I came across unheap.com a fantastic site featuring 980 jQuery plugins (at the time of writing), The site itself is beautifully designed, and fully responsive. The plugins navigation is displayed in a intuitive menu on the left on hover opening to show sub categories.Continue Reading
HashiCorp the company behind the hugely successful portable development environments software Vagrant releases a successor Otto There is a growing need for VM software when it comes to web development to meet the needs of the ever growing different server configurations, types of servers and software needed.Continue Reading
I’ve just finished reading Building Secure PHP Apps by Ben Edmunds.
A security ebook very well written it’s not a huge book, spans 5 chapters the topics are covered in details and with a wealth of information to digest and research more on the topics should you choose to do so.
What I really liked about this book was the to the point of practical security issues and how to solve them. Most chapters start with a short story illustrating problems that are plausible setting the scene for each chapter.Continue Reading
PHP recently announced the released: PHP 7.0.0 Beta 1, PHP 5.5.27 & PHP 5.6.11.
As with any beta version it’s not suitable to be used for production, test these out on a development server, find any bugs reports them on PHP’s Bug Tracker
The next beta is expected to be relased on the 23rd of July 2015Continue Reading