Posts marked with “apache”

Parallelize Your Code

by · February 3, 2022


There are a lot of things you can say about PHP and trust me a lot has been said about PHP, but the one thing you can not say is that it hasn’t proven itself. PHP has grown with the internet itself and has the battle scars to show for it.


The Workshop: Configuring PHP-FPM & Apache

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Last month we covered PHP and Apache and demonstrated how to get started with our custom virtual host in Apache and execute PHP via the libapache2-mod-php (mod-php) library. This month we will replace our use of mod-php with the Fast CGI Process Manager (FPM). Instead of bundling a PHP worker process in Apache, we’ll use FPM as another […]


Domain-Driven Resolutions

by · January 30, 2022


As 2021 fades from our memories, we hope that a few of you received fantastic geeky gifts during the holidays. Hopefully, some of those geeky gifts included Raspberry Pis. Over the next few months, we will build a project with one and hopefully inspire you to create something useful for yourself. This is also a […]


The Workshop: Apache and PHP – Back to Basics

by · January 17, 2022


This month we’re diving into Apache and PHP configuration to better understand the relationship between the web (HTTP) server and our application. When getting started with PHP, it’s quite common for tutorials and guides to skip over the webserver and focus more on the language aspects. PHP developers need to have a strong understanding of […]


The Zen of Mindful Programming

by · December 10, 2021


2021 has been a turbulent year for the world and the PHP Community. We have seen change in many PHP related circles, from podcasts and this magazine to the very core of PHP itself. This issue tries to bring some of this into view while trying to help us focus.


Security Corner: Vulnerable and Outdated Components

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One of the updated risks enumerated by the OWASP Top Ten is using an older component with a known vulnerability. Engineers need to remember that this extends to ancillary systems, not just PHP. by Eric Mann


Modsecurity: Why it matters to PHP

by · July 9, 2010


ModSecurity Handbook:The Complete Guide to the Popular Open Source Web Application Firewall by Ivan Ristic. What is ModSecurity in the first place? Why does it matter to you? What makes this book important to the practice of web application design?


Bing Powered 404 for non-WordPress websites

by · June 17, 2010


Ok, after my last post on using the Bing Search Wrapper for handing 404 errors in WordPress I had several people tell me that while they liked the idea, they didn’t want to install WordPress just so they can have intelligent 404 errors. Several other people pinged me and suggested a way that you could […]


Apache CouchDB hits 0.11.0, drops "alpha" and "beta"

by · March 30, 2010


The popular document-oriented database hits version 0.11.0, and this time shows up without “alpha” or “beta” status.


PHP on IBM i servers

by · March 17, 2010


Zend has announced via its CTO the availability of Zend Server and Zend Studio for the IBM i platform, enhancing PHP support on IBM servers.