by Peter McNulty - 2005-02-06
by Peter McNulty - 2005-01-26
A contact form or an email form is often a critical part of a website, in allowing users to contact you regarding one or more issues. This article aims to help you produce a secure contact form, and at the same time, try to reduce the amount of spam you will receive from it.
by Peter McNulty - 2005-01-15
by Peter McNulty - 2005-01-08
Nowadays, PHP programmers generally use databases such as MySQL to do everything, however, every programmer should at least know the basics of reading and writing to files - that IS what a database does. Come read an all you need to know introduction to file handling.
PHP statistics for June 2008
by PHPNerds - July 6, 2008 @ 10:22 am
PHP market share on all website of the world is 33,18 % of web sites according to this website: nexen.net.
Good to see that PHP 5 share is up by 2%.
PHPDesigner adds multi-language support
by PHPNerds - July 5, 2008 @ 11:28 am
Most PHP professionals use either the Zend Framework or Macromedia Dreamweaver as their daily development tool. But there is an alternative which is much cheaper, and some also say better, and the name of this alternative is PHPDesigner. The latest Beta release version 6.1.3 adds support for multi-language and also Smarty highlighting. I have personally for many months being using this as my preferred PHP development tool.
The website for PHPDesigner is: http://www.mpsoftware.dk/.
PHP 5.2 released
by PHPNerds - November 19, 2006 @ 7:58 am
PHP 5.2 was released on the 2nd of November. Some of the new features were: Input filtering extension was added and enabled by default, JSON extension was added and enabled by default and ZIP extension for creating and editing zip files was introduced.
PHP 4.4.4 and 5.1.5 Released
by PHPNerds - August 21, 2006 @ 3:05 am
The newly released versions of PHP fix a couple of security issues discovered since PHP 5.1.4 and 4.4.3.
These include the following:
- Added missing safe_mode/open_basedir checks inside the error_log(),
file_exists(), imap_open() and imap_reopen() functions.
- Fixed overflows inside str_repeat() and wordwrap() functions on 64bit
- Fixed possible open_basedir/safe_mode bypass in cURL extension and on
PHP 5.1.5 with realpath cache.
- Fixed overflow in GD extension on invalid GIF images.
- Fixed a buffer overflow inside sscanf() function.
- Fixed an out of bounds read inside stripos() function.
- Fixed memory_limit restriction on 64 bit system.