Monthly Archives: May 2010

WordPress 3.0 and PHP 4 – What’s the deal?

I know that more and more wordpress developers are complaining about that coding policy to support PHP 4 in wordpress. Yes, you’re right, it’s pretty much useless these days. And it makes things complicated. But WordPress Development is not done … Continue reading

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Nette Latte

About a week ago I blogged about a Ctemplate influenced template language called mustache. It is naturally implemented in PHP. Now I stumbled over another PHP implemented and Ctemplate influenced template language again. It’s called Nette Latte and it is … Continue reading

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Tweak Internet Explorer 6 for todays use

I didn’t knew this great Setting for years: As describben in the MSDN, with a simple registry tweak you can disable stylesheets in Internet Explorer 6. Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main Name: Use StyleSheets Value-Type: REG_SZ Possible Values: no or yes Set … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Genius Programmer

A talk by Brian Fitzpatrick and Ben Collins-Sussman on the 2009 Google I/O Conference: A pervasive elitism hovers in the background of collaborative software development: everyone secretly wants to be seen as a genius. In this talk, we discuss how … Continue reading

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Cheap Hack/Worm Protection for your WordPress Blog

This on its own might be only security done half, but I thought the idea is not that bad to spread the word. It can be normally setup in seconds on the various linux based hostings out there: disable eval. … Continue reading

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Must-Use Plugins and Drop-Ins

Just two simple questions: What are must-use (mu) plugins and what are drop-ins? I’ll answer both right away: Must Use Plugins The MU or Must-Use Plugins is a principle that has moved from WordPress MU into WordPress core long before … Continue reading

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