14 11 2013
PHP streams are still lacking in documentation and are rarely used compared to other PHP features. This is a shame because they can be really powerful and I have used them to gain a lot of performance when doing things such as processing log files.
20 08 2013
This is going to be a post I’ve been wanting to write for a long time, it’s a subject that I’m passionate about and enjoy working on the most and I believe it’s one of the more misunderstood aspects of PHP development.
23 03 2013
I’ve been upgrading a large vbulletin 3.x site to 4.x. I like to do a dry run and make sure everything is working locally before doing the real upgrade in production.
5 03 2013
This is a follow up post from my previous post “How to Tell if Your PHP Site has been Hacked or Compromised“. This post will discuss some the first steps you should take when you have identified that your site has been compromised. The first sections discuss a few points that are not relevant to […]
2 03 2013
A friend of mine recently had their site compromised, they were running an older version of IP.Board that is vulnerable to a local file inclusion vulnerability. This post won’t be about IP.Board or any specific php code, it will show you how to locate potential malicious php code hosted on your servers and how to […]
28 02 2013
On the latest ubuntu/mint installs, .as files show up as a file type of Applix Spreadsheets. The following instructions will add an actionscript mime type and set up syntax highlighting for gedit in gnome3 and cinnamon.