PhotoBucket recently did a change to their terms of service, only allowing linking from third parties if you upgrade your account to their top tier “Plus500″ plan at ~$40 a month…
This has caused havoc and disarray across many forums and websites that have images in their content that is linked to PhotoBucket.... Continue Reading
One of the issues I have seen popping up over and over again the last year, is that the IDE starts to feel sluggish if I open up two different projects (in different windows). This especially seems to happen if you use the built in grep functionality to locate files/methods on larger projects.
When attending the PHP UK Conferenc... Continue Reading
On a recent project one of the requirements was to be able to provide unique ID’s for tracking that is able to scale, and that is race condition safe.
When you work with PHP and MySQL this can be challenging to achieve, especially when dealing with high traffic websites.
Considering the requirements, it is clear that this ... Continue Reading
After reinstalling the laptop setting up Zend Server 7.0 as the local enviroment, I ran into some issues when trying to install PHP Unit.
Specifically “could not extract the package.xml file” and “Error: cannot download “phpunit/PHP_Timer”, when running the command:
pear install phpunit/PHP_Timer
Tu... Continue Reading
We just got back from attended the PHP UK Conference. Had a great time, learned some new stuff, and most important drank our fair share of beer.
Two of the talks that I found really interesting was (in no specific order):
“Locking and Concurrency Control” by Morgan Tocker
He went over how locking works in database e... Continue Reading