Monthly Archives: June 2010

Twitpic does not like it’s users to use a computer

Via TechCrunch: Twitpic Blocks Posterous’ Import Tool Read on: EFF Seeks to Protect Innovation for Social Network Users Advertisements

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phpRack

phpRack is a light framework for automation of integration tests. By integration tests software module run in the production environment to validate configuration and applications setup. Read On: phpRack Documentation

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WordPress Bugrate Stats Reprise

Dan Cole has some kind of update to my WordPress Bugrate Post I’ve created in January. I was not aware of this otherwise I would have blogged about this earlier: Already in April this year he published a series of … Continue reading

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WordPress Emergency Access Updated

A short notice: Joost de Valk has just updated the emergency.php script. It’s handy for emergency WordPress access to deal with user issues and such.

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WordPress 3.0 Memory Requirements: 256 MB

Note: The information in this post applies to WordPress 2.7 to 3.1. Starting with WordPress 3.2, the memory limit will be configurable again.   WordPress officially needs 256 Megabyte of Memory. Even this is quite a high value, this is … Continue reading

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Plugin Portability: Basename of your Plugin

Plugins in wordpress are to be identified by their so called “plugin basename”. That is basically the filename of the plugins PHP-file if it is placed directly inside /wp-content/plugins or the subdirectory and the PHP-filename. This basename is important to … Continue reading

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Apache 1.3 Default 300-307 Server Responses

I had run a testscript (see below) that is a bit whacky but working to gather server responses somehow automatically to get a servers default answers. It is written in PHP and needs curl to be available and a server … Continue reading

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Eclipse Helios and PDT 2.2 [UPDATED]

On 23 Jun 2010 PDT 2.2 has been released. PDT is a PHP development environment within Eclipse, a full featured IDE. Eclipse PDT is available to donwload on it’s project site.

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Better HTTP Redirects 1.0 released

I just have released a new wordpress plugin called Better HTTP redirects. Well I know the name is not very creative and having “better” in a title does not make it even better. The plugin aims to add more HTTP … Continue reading

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wordpress HTTP and header related tickets

I’ve done some massive HTTP stuff lately which included a full re-read of some (all?) HTTP releated RFCs – some of them I first studied years ago. It’s not that simple as it was back those years, but it’s good … Continue reading

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Test: Firefox’s new Plugin Container Process

With the latest / since Firefox 3.6.4 plugins are run in their own process. That’s great news because it will help to gain more stability. And it opens a lot of new possibilities. For example you can create your own … Continue reading

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PePePe

Peep: #13971

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Congrats Solar Designer!

And the winner is: Solar Designer in the Month of PHP Security 2010 with his article “How to manage a PHP application’s users and passwords” (Full Listing). Solar Designer’s phpass password hashing algorithm is used in wordpress. It has been … Continue reading

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Links 2010-07-19

My blog did not had a links-post so far. This is what I collected so far, hopefully there is something interesting for you. Other blogs do that somehow better than me:

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HTTP Status Codes in Use

This is a collection of HTTP Status Codes references by the IETF that are currently in use

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WordPress 3.0 released

Rev 15272, 2010-06-17 17:59:07 UTC The longer awaited version 3.0 has just been released. The official release announcement is still pending (UPDATE: WordPress 3.0 “Thelonious” – Matt Mullenweg) but the wordpress 3.0 zip download is already available and the donwload … Continue reading

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Enhancing Feeds: Slash Comments

In my Enhancing Feeds Series: If you would like to add the number of comments a post have as metadata to your feeds consider the Slash Comments Plugin:

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WordPress Answers: Commitment

The upcoming WordPress Answers Q&A Site over there in Area 51 went into the Commitment state just this day. Clearly showing it’s potential and having some traction lately. Now users are called to show commitment to it.

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HTTP/HTML: Missing HTTP-Body/HTML on Redirect

This bothers me often: unfriendly redirects.

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PHP: Curly Brackets Substring Access

I just have another lighter PHP specific Code Smell: Curly Brackets Substring Access. If you’re coding PHP since a longer time you might not only know but also have used curly brackets for index-/char-based substring access.

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