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423. Notable PHP package: CMS Airship

PHP is often blamed for being an insecure language. This is not a fair claim because, as a language, PHP is not more insecure than most other Web programming languages.

The bad reputation could be attributed to some applications like WordPress and others that can be easily extended with plugins developed by programmers that may not be so security aware as they should.

The CMS Airship package is a content management system package that was developed and managed to be secure by design.

It is mainly a blog engine with support for multi-site environments.

It can be extended with add-ons that can be reviewed and controlled by the community, thus helping to quickly fix any security matters that the community finds.

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419. Notable PHP package: Faster PHP IP2Location

IP2Location is a well known service that uses database files to determine the location of IP addresses of given ranges.

Usually it uses the binary search method to find the location of a given IP address, so it reduces the amount of information to be read from IP2Location database file.

The class implements a more optimized method to lookup the location of IP address in pure PHP code. It departs from a database file from IP2Location more efficient data structures to lookup.

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415. Notable PHP package: PHP Small Server Administrator

Most hosting companies provide plans that let developers controls several aspects of configuration of a server via a Web browser by accessing a control panel installed in the server machine to be configured.

This package provides a more advanced solution in pure PHP that allows you to manage several aspects of configuration of hosting servers remotely.

It uses ssh to communicate with the remote server that you want to manage and lets you perform several useful aspects like: managing user accounts, starting and stopping local servers and or services, configuring Web servers, managing files and directories, as well monitoring the server machine user resources.

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412. Notable PHP package: PHP AJAX Table

AJAX is frequently used to update parts of Web pages without reloading the whole page. However, often the updates require sending the whole HTML for the parts of the page to be replaced.

This class follows a more efficient approach for updating listings of tables. Instead of sending over the whole HTML of a table, it just sends the data of the cells to be updated using JSON.

This way it sends much less information to the browser to perform updates to tables and the whole HTML of the table is much larger, thus making AJAX based updates faster.

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410. Notable PHP package: Random Access File

Database management systems use special techniques to find records of data very quickly.

One of those techniques is to make each record of data in table have a fixed length, even when some record fields have a variable length.

This way, to read or write specific records in a table, it is just a matter of knowing the record position and multiplying by the length of each record.

This class takes advantage of this technique to efficiently perform several types of operations to manipulate records of data in table files.

Those operations include not only reading and writing records, but also moving records to different positions or even truncate the table files to make them smaller.

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405. Notable PHP package: Zephir HandlerSocket Client

Zephir is a statically typed language derived from PHP that can be compiled into native PHP extensions which can run along with PHP code based on the Zend Engine.

This HandlerSocket Client package is the first Zephir based package to be published in the PHP Classes site.

This package is able to connect to a MySQL database server and treat INNODB tables as NoSQL databases, thus allowing PHP developers to take advantage of both worlds in the same application: the world of transactional databases with regular SQL and the world of NoSQL databases.

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402. Notable PHP package: Axync

Cooperative multitasking is a way to execute multiple tasks concurrently.

Only one task runs at each moment but it gives the turn to the next task in the list of concurrent tasks, for instance when it needs to wait for some I/O operation to complete, like accesses to files, databases, or network connections.

This class implements a manager for cooperative multitasking in pure PHP.

It takes advantage of generators introduced in PHP 5.5 to let one task decide when it can give the control to the next task.

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400. Notable PHP package: PHP Nuclear Reactor

Asynchronous programming is a way to create programs that can execute multiple parallel tasks faster in the same process by executing code while other parts if the programs wait for I/O operations to finish, like database accesses, file accesses, network accesses, etc..

ReactPHP is a low level library similar to JavaScript Node.js that can be used to implement asynchronous programming in PHP, so you can write PHP code that can efficiently access multiple files, databases, or network computers in parallel, making everything faster.

The PHP Nuclear Reactor is library based on PIMF micro-framework that implements the MVC design pattern on top of ReactPHP.

This way you can continue to write PHP MVC components the way you are used to do, and still work well in an asynchronous programming environment based on ReactPHP.

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398. Notable PHP package: PHP Time Zone Mapper

Many Web sites are accessed by users from around the world, each one in at a different time zone.

Sometimes it is necessary to schedule a event or otherwise tell the time when something important is going to happen at a specific time of the day at the user's location.

Since the time of the day at the users location will be different according to the user time zone, it is necessary to know the time zone on which the location of the users are.

This class can solve that problem using the user's geographic coordinates: latitude and longitude.

These coordinates can usually be determined from the IP address of the computer the user is using to access the site, using services like IP to location.

This way it is possible to determine the time where the user is located, departing from the IP address and using this class to determine the time zone from the IP address location.

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397. Notable PHP package: WordPress Hosted Content Importer

WordPress is as we all know a very popular program thanks to the many plugins that allow to expand its capabilities to produce and edit content.

Sometimes you need to use content in posts obtained from other sources.

This package is a plugin that makes it easy to import content into posts from sources like local files including those in Markdown format, database query results, Wikipedia excerpts and even the requests of calls to remote APIs.

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