Monthly Archives: April 2010

mustache — Logic-less templates.

Another minimalistic template lanugage I stumbeled over: mustache. It’s so reduced it has the tagline “logic-less templates” and really, it is reduced. Reduced in features but not in implementation languages: Advertisements

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phpSysInfo

Phpsysinfo is a PHP script that displays information about the host being accessed. That are things like Uptime, CPU, Memory, SCSI, IDE, PCI, Ethernet, Floppy, and Video Information.

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WordPress 3.0 Beta Test on wordpress.com [UPDATED]

According to the last weeks developer chat, some tests of WordPress 3.0 have been run on a subset of sites on wordpress.com (and still ongoing). A number of plugins and themes were run on WP-3.0 as well.

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Living With Legacy Code by Rowan Merewood

Rowan Merewood uploaded slides from his PHP Benelux ‘10 Presentation “Living With Legacy Code”. Legacy code is a hard to handle topic, that’s why normally we as developers would like to walk around that.

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FluentDOM Usage: The id() Problem

There is a node-set function called id() in xpath. It might be the case that it does not work on your data if you load in HTML documents into FluentDOM / DOM-XML. The result is that you do not get … Continue reading

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WordPress 3.0 Release Schedule Changes

Please take note of this Report as well: WordPress 3.0 released (June 17). The last wordpress 3.0 planned release date for May 1st has been postponed again according to the official development schedule. Wording changed from release to first RC. … Continue reading

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PHP Barcamp: May 1 and May 2, 2010 in Salzburg

For those this is not too short in time: On May 1 and May 2, 2010 in Salzburg / Austria in central Europe there will be a PHP Barcamp. It comes with a superb list of featured speakers:

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WordPress Single-Sign-On Preview

I’m currently working on a more detailed article related to wordpress and single-sign-on. It is a nice topic and because of that I started to create some concept art now that should picture the whole thing. That is a sample … Continue reading

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Guessing how WordPress works #736: Hotfix via HTTP-Reflection

Is redirect_canonical() the hotfix for wp->query()? Two are candidates for a refactoring anyway.

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Classic and Default Theme for WordPress 3.0

Some days ago I wrote about that Classic and Default themes have disappeared for wordpress 3.0. This might me a pitty for you if you use a theme that extends the one or other of those. You won’t get any … Continue reading

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Bubbles

Was there a security Issue or wasn’t there for that what many wordpress users have been recently experienced in the beginning of April? Google is still full of in that way hacked wordpress sites.

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A Primer for PHP 5.3’s New Language Features

Matthew Weier O’Phinney, a guy in the Zend Framework 2.0 developing team, has published an article called A Primer for PHP 5.3’s New Language Features I’d like to link to: For the past month, I’ve been immersed in PHP 5.3 … Continue reading

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Themes gone.

It just came to my attention that WordPress 3.0 (see also WordPress 3.0 now Feature-Freeze) not only ships with a new theme but also will lack of the Classic and previously Kubrick based Default theme. They both have been burried … Continue reading

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Nwire Eclipse PHP Plugin Review

I’ve seen nWire announcing their plugin on some blogs and they offer a free trial for it. Since I’m a Eclipse PDT userette I wanted to give it a testdrive. Here we go:

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PHP Mess Detector

Another tool for maintaining and control PHP sourcecode is PHPMD – PHP Mess Detector. A spin-off project of PHP Depend: What PHPMD does is: It takes a given PHP source code base and look for several potential problems within that … Continue reading

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GIT: Homepage GIT Introduction Video: Linus Torvalds on git GIT Online Book: Pro GIT CSS: CSS Tips and Tricks HTTP Cache / Accelerator Varnish Cache HTTP XSS Control: HTTP access control HTTP ENCODING: Understanding Character Encoding In Java Webapps With … Continue reading

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WordPress Administration Hell

Friday night was a little longer yesterday. I had to migrate and upgrade three wordpress 2.3.x based blogs to a new server. When you look at the version number you can be pretty sure that all those three moves and … Continue reading

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Nginx front-end proxy cache for WordPress

A how-to by Dan Collis-Puro “geek of all trades” on optimizing your WordPress MU install, using Nginx as a front-end proxy cache for WordPress: We put an nginx caching proxy server in front of our wordpress mu install and sped … Continue reading

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International PHPUnconference 2010 announced

In a recent interview done by the german PHP Hates Me Blog author Nils Langner, Judith Andresen and Markus Wolff from the (at least in germany) well known PHP Usergroup Hamburg have announced the first PHP Unconference aiming for an … Continue reading

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Mozilla Jetpack

If you’re a webdeveloper you sometime might have dreamed about creating your own Firefox extension. But you might never wanted to learn all the Details of XUL and XPI. Well, no need to do so any longer with the Mozilla … Continue reading

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