Hands-on tips for PHP security

I got asked to review a fairly large piece of PHP code recently and, whoooo boy, was I in for a treat (treat as in clawing my eyes out with a rusty spoon while listening to Nickelback, as interpreted by Dr Zoidberg. In reverse). This magnificent piece of code was an eye opener in many ways and it made me feel a little bit better about myself, to be honest. It employed not only what would be called “bad practice”, but also a lot of plain ol’ stupidity. I know... Read More

Flash, King of the Impossible

If you have been using a web browser to surf the Internet at any point in time since 1996 (thank you, Tim Berners-Lee), you’ve probably encountered Adobe Flash in one way or another. In short, you have. Be it a CPU hogging banner on your favorite news site or a special CPU hogging movie at your favorite web 2.0 porn site (you know it, I know it, the neighbour who steals your DSL knows it. Livejasmin.com is roughly #30 in Alexa’s ranking and PornHub’s at #55.... Read More

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  • What is this?

    My name is William and I'm a 30 year old developer/designer from Stockholm, Sweden. I have a love/hate relationship with PHP, I'm slightly aroused by jQuery and if I had the Adobe Flash IDE as a friend on Facebook, I'd label it as "it's complicated". This is my twelfth year as a freelance monkey. I prefer the term mercenary, but someone said it had a negative ring to it. Whatever. Oh, and I'm a Mac guy who loves his BacBook Pro in a somewhat unhealthy way.

    The font used for headings is Geometry Soft Pro as found on dafont.com.