Monthly Archives: January 2011

CiviCRM and WordPress

That’s what I call nice feedback: CiviCRM just announced that they plan some WordPress integration. On the blog it’s written that this has become possible for them after the WordPress core team has defined the license terms being GPL v2+ … Continue reading

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Milestones of WordPress: Early Project Timeline (ca. 2000 to 2005)

Know the roots. If you want to learn about the general development of WordPress over time and you haven’t been with the project on from it’s very beginning and before, it looks like you’ve reached the point where it’s time … Continue reading

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Ddccontrol and Fedora 14

I wanted to give Ddccontrol a try under Fedora 14. It did not fit the job in the end but was a nice practice for me to understand installation of programs of which no package exists. That can be tricky … Continue reading

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WordPress Changes GPL License Text Again

Within less than a year, a wordpress core developer changed wordpress’s licensing statement again. This time it has been changed from GPL to GPL v2+. The Changeset was [17301]: WordPress contains libraries only available under the GPL v2 or later. … Continue reading

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Fedora 14 PHP Development Setup from Scratch

I’m currently setting up a new Fedora 14 development box. For documentation purposes I’m writing down my way of setting it up and it’s probably worth for others. I was pretty confident with a Fedora 13 + Eclipse setup so … Continue reading

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Assorted Links of the Day

Today there is pretty much work to do. These are my two links of the day for a starter: Strong cryptography in PHP (2 Jan 2011; by Enrico Zimuel) Aspects, Filters, and Signals, Oh, My! (10 Jan 2011; by Matthew … Continue reading

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New Bulk Action Delete Dataloss

I tested the new bulk action media management the last days to delete a massive amount of images (I uploaded them once for another test). Well, turns out that even thoroughly checked, some pictures were deleted that were not intended … Continue reading

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New Kids on the Blockwart: Matt Mullenweg

Of questionable attitude: According to disclosed information by Ben Hook a.k.a WPBlogger, back in July 2010 Matthew Mullenweg contacted the critics employee and tried to exploit the work relationship to put pressure on him. In the now published email conversation, … Continue reading

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Assorted Links of the Day

Today there was pretty much work to do. These are my three links of the day: Drupal 7.0 is released! PHP Hangs On Numeric Value 2.2250738585072011e-308 serialize_precision

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Ajax/PHP Command Shell

The Ajax/PHP Command Shell by Ironfist is a simple PHP script that let’s you execute shell commands easily in case you don’t have a SSH login. Homepage: AJAX/PHP Command Shell URL: http://sourceforge.net/projects/ajaxshell/ Works like a charm, includes history and a … Continue reading

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Akismet Introduces GPL Version to WordPress (Updated 3x)

I just ran over the fact that in August 2010 Alex Shiels (tellyworth) tagged the akismet readme with “License: GPLv2”. The info left in the changelog is: * Spell out that the license is GPLv2 Well, even that this is … Continue reading

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