Posted on: 2012-05-03
Read this article to learn about the details of these proposals and what Web developers can expect to prepare to take advantage of the planned improvements of the HTTP 2.0 protocol.
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Posted on: 2012-03-01
Meanwhile, a few weeks ago, the security expert Stefan Esser claims that PHP source security bug prevention has a lot to be desired because PHP core developers do not have the habit of using source code auditing tools to prevent security bugs.
The matter of the PHP source code quality and security bug prevention was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Ernani Joppert in episode 21 of the Lately in PHP podcast.
Among other interesting topics, they also discuss the new features of Apache 2.4 and whether it is already possible for PHP sites to take advantage of this new Apache release.
Listen to the podcast now or read the transcript to learn about these and other interesting PHP related topics.
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Posted on: 2012-02-03
Meanwhile Debian Linux maintainers decided to stop enabling the Suhosin extension by default. This extension is used by several Linux distributions to provide protection against present and future security bugs of PHP.
Read this article to learn more about the just fixed bug what you should do to avoid these security issues. You can also learn more what is the current PHP security status and the importance of the Suhosin extension to prevent PHP security problems.
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Posted on: 2012-01-12
Read this article to learn more about this vulnerability and what you can do to avoid that your servers running PHP may be brought down due to this problem.
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Posted on: 2010-08-13
This article explains better what this means in practice and how it will affect the site users.
Several new measures were implemented to provide better security to protect user accounts and prevent eventual security exploits. Advice is provided to PHP developers in order to apply similar measures to take better care of the security of their sites.
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Posted on: 2009-07-06
This article reviews a bit of the history of how we got to HTML 5 and presents an overview of the enhancements that HTML 5 introduces to provide a better Web.
It also presents a reflection about whether HTML 5 will render useless browser extensions like Flash, Silverlight and Java.
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Posted on: 2009-01-30
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Posted on: 2007-06-20
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Posted on: 2007-04-25
This message also explains recent changes that were made to the site newsletter user options to reduce the site bandwidth usage to keep the hosting costs on budget.
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Posted on: 2006-06-28
An extensive explanation is provided about the security concerns of presenting content from untrusted sources, specifically those that may lead to security abuses known as cross-site scripting.
Several solutions to prevent cross-site script exploits are presented. A solution named "safe domain" used by the site, that is not very well known, is presented in detail.
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