What Secret Tools Does The Grumpy Programmer ‘Chris Hartjes’ Harness, To Be So grumpy?! It’s The Tools Talking! Aye!

A Small Intro.. “It’s The Tools Talking!“ Aye! We are back after the first awesome one back on the 1st Jan 2016 to kick-off the New Year with Michelangelo van Dam in a rocking way! In this #2nd edition, I’m overwhelmed but also quite ‘on my guard‘ as I talk with The Grumpy PHP Programmer  aka Chris Hartjes – […]

Let’s #phpGreen – With 7PHP At National Park Mauritius

What Is This All About.. This early morning, while going for a walk at National Park (Mauritius) to relax and regenerating myself, I constantly have a thinking mind. And this time, I was “with” nature and also thinking about php/#PHPc (as always) – and thus came the idea for #phpGreen. To know more, watch the small […]

Happy New Year 2016 Message From Phil Sturgeon To The PHP Community

A Small Intro.. A little more than over 2 years ago (in June 2013), I did my 34th 7PHP interview with a young dynamic (can very much say as explosive as a dynamite as well – explosive in the good sense) named as Phil Sturgeon. I still remember at that time while I hit the “publish” […]

It’s The Tools Talking! What Does Superstar DragonBE Use!

A Small Intro.. Hey! First of all I would like to wish you all an amazing 2016 full of every good thing coming your way! And thank you so much for being and sticking with 7PHP, I’m really thankful to all of you. Kickstarting this very first day of  this fresh New Year 2016, 7PHP […]

Wrongly Positioning a ‘Return’ Statement Inside An Inner ‘Finally’ Block Can Be Lethal

This is a quick post on a “simple” thing which took me like like 40mins (too long) to figure out why. All the issue was revolving between how I was using Try-Catch with Finally and a return statement. Let’s consider this block of code: NOTE: The code indentation is not rendering great below, so I have […]

The #ZendCon Interview | The Unique 2015 Edition of ZendCon

ZendCon is said to be The Global PHP Conference and every year is an amazement in itself. But this year, 2015, will be one of those “once in a blue moon” type of event with the arrival of PHP 7. So Zend Inc., The PHP Company, promises to deliver one of the most unique and […]

#DC4D Brings You Debugging Beyond The var_dump() Approach

‘A Lil bit’ About #DC4D, And May Be ‘A Lil bit’ more.. Oh wait, what’s #DC4D you ask? Let me tell you that you are doing it wrong if you don’t know about it! Aye elePHPant!! Day Camp 4 Developers is a virtual ‘mini’ PHP conference. Meaning you can watch in realtime 5 awesome speakers, […]

Pacific Northwest PHP Conference | Sneak Glance At The Pre-Event!

Purpose Of This ‘PHP Conference Interview’ Concept This is the #4th set of Know Thy PHP Conference in an attempt to create more awareness of: what is $this PHP Conference about + get to know the people behind it what is a PHP Conference in general what is involved in organizing a PHP Conference what is a PHP UnConference (I will try […]

[2] #20YearsOfPHP – Let’s Hear It From Ben Ramsey

What Is This About? This is the 2nd serie of our #20YearsOfPHP ! YES $this->year[‘2015’] needs to be over-brimmed with lots and lots of love and happiness to celebrate this amazing unique moment. All that PHP has achieved today, is the hard work of myriads of PHP rockstar from all over the world. It’s also because of a super-fantastic […]

#20YearsOfPHP – Let’s Hear It From Cal Evans

What Is This About? As most of you know, PHP celebrated it’s 20th birthday on the 8th June 2015. Chris Cornutt is already doing an awesome task of maintaining a list of all the PHP stories of people who are part and parcel of PHPc – see the whole list here (click)! Here over 7PHP, […]

Installing Magento version 2 on an AWS (Amazon) Free Tier EC2 Instance On LEMP – Everything Command Line Way!

  Small Intro This article tries to demonstrate how to setup an AWS (EC2) instance, installing a LEMP stack, preparing the server environment to meet Magento’s requirements and then to finally install Magento v2 using commandline approach. While, I completely agree that: – you can use any other VPS – you can git clone using […]

2015 Message & 2014 Retro of Michelangelo To The PHP Community

What Is This All About? In January 2015, I reach out to some of the members and rockstars of The PHP Community. The objectives being about how these PHPers see 2015 and also about how year 2014 has been community-wise, PHP-wise and their own self. So Let’s Hear From Michelangelo van Dam Michelangelo needs no […]

The PHP Community Is Also About Promoting Lifestyle Changes & Nurturing Healthy Habits – Get OnBoard #BiggestLoserPHP15 With Coderabbi! #CommunityWorks

The PHPorce, In You It Resides! Three days back (that is last Friday 20th March 2015) our living PHP Community Legend, our PHP Icon, our own Mr Cal Evans tweeted something profound which most of us in one way or the other understand – if you have the ability to view it by summoning your PHPorce. No your 3D […]

[NomadPHP – 19th March 2015 Tickets] – Win (Two) Free Ticket(s) To Hear A Talk scheduled for EU time or US time!

Help Someone Win If You Already Have A Ticket If you already have a ticket or if you are not planning to be in, please share this with someone who can benefit from it. I have nothing to gain here, it’s a humble and generous donation which is made possible by Cal Evans of NomadPHP. So […]

[NomadPHP – 19 February 2015 Tickets] – Win A Free Ticket To Hear A Talk scheduled for EU time or US time!

Refreshing Thyself – What Is This About?   Win Free Ticket(s)   If you did not know, NomadPHP is virtual PHP User Group mainly for people who do not have the chance to avail of a local PHP user group. But it is open to ANYONE around the world. I also remind you that NomadPHP is an initiative […]

Happy NewYear2015 Message From David Heinemeier Hansson (DHH) To The Wider Programmer Community

Who’s David Heinemeier Hansson aka DHH Back in March 2013, I was honored to interview DHH for the first time. For those who might not have heard about him, David Heinemeier Hansson is the creator/father of Ruby and Rails. Yeah, I know! That’s not related with PHP, but the Programming world is Universal. Let’s Hear The New Year […]

Happy NewYear2015 Message From Stefan Koopmanschap To The PHP Community

Who’s Stefan Koopmanschap? I previously did a PHP interview with Stefan aka Skoop on twitter, which you can read here! And as I also mentioned in my November 2014 post, I was honored to meet him in person back in Oct 2014.   Let’s Hear The New Year Message From Stefan Koopmanschap! >> Hey Skoop! How has […]

Know Thy PHP Conference Know The PHP South Coast Conference – It’s All ‘About & For’ The PHP Community

Purpose Of This ‘PHP Conference Interview’ Concept This is the #3rd set of Know Thy PHP Conference in an attempt to create more awareness of: what is $this PHP Conference about + get to know the people behind it what is a PHP Conference in general what is involved in organizing a PHP Conference what is a PHP UnConference (I will try […]

The Black AmsterdamPHP elePHPant – A New PHPamily Member Is Born

What Is This About Today I have the pleasure and honor to welcome Rafael Dohms the 2nd PHP ninja turtle (the other one being of course Michelangelo van Dam) on 7PHP, after his first which dates back to April 2012. Rafael has recently come up with an awesome initiative (some days back): the elePHPant family will soon witness the […]

7PHP Attended PHP North West In Oct 2014 – Emotions & Review of #PHPNW14

A Small Intro.. PHP North West 2014 was the first PHP Conference ever that I attended. I was full of emotions and excitement – this conference has a special meaning to me, it was like a ‘magical dream but in reality!‘ (Urm, I hope you get that craziness, passion involved here). I was sponsored fully to attend […]

A Glaring Example Of The Unique Spirit of The PHP Community => 7PHP Says Thanks To The PHP Community For PHPNW!

What Is This About? In October 2014, I attended my first ever PHP Conference which was at PHP North West in London / Manchester. But few of you actually know that this whole thing was magically made possible because of The PHP Community & it’s valiant members. #CommunityGivesBack My Passion – I Somehow also PHPleep […]

Prestashop – A 7PHP Comprehensive Interview You Don’t Wanna Miss! Showing The World Why PHP Is Amazing.

A Small Intro Rambling.. Prestashop has been gaining a lot of traction down the last couple of years and 2014 has been a great year for Prestashop. I have been working on Prestashop for over a year for my best client ever which is Neopost France. I have been doing about anything and everything except […]

Know Thy Conference Know The EndPoint API Conference – APIs Will Be Everywhere & Every Service Will Offer Them

Purpose Of This ‘PHP Conference Interview’ Concept This is the #2nd set of Know Thy PHP Conference in an attempt to create more awareness of: what is $this PHP Conference about + get to know the people behind it what is a PHP Conference in general what is involved in organizing a PHP Conference what is a PHP UnConference (I will try […]

How To Use SVN 1.8 With Jetbrains PHPstorm 7.1 (On Windows 8)

Assumptions for this article: For this article we are using Windows 8 (64-bit) – but this should work for windows 7 too I’m using PHPstorm 7.1 (the latest one at the time of this writing) I’m using SVN 1.8 You know how to install PHPstorm (the awesome PHP IDE) & have it handy on your machine What Is […]

Composer Issue + ” exceeded the timeout of 300 seconds “

I was installing this package from github and I came across the following issue: – Installing doctrine/annotations (dev-master e93f3b7) Cloning e93f3b718c421daddff58c4a4af1aee574472cd6 Failed to download doctrine/annotations from source: The process “git clone –no-checkout ‘git://github.com/doctrine/annotations.git’ ‘/var/www/pagekit.com/pagekit/vendor/doctrine/annotations’ && cd ‘/var/www/pagekit.com/pagekit/vendor/doctrine/annotations’ && git remote add composer ‘git://github.com/doctrine/annotations.git’ && git fetch composer” exceeded the timeout of 300 seconds. Now trying […]

Know The Las Vegas PHP User Group – Help Each Other & We All Benefit

Purpose Of This ‘PHP User Group Interview’ Concept This is the #4th set of ‘Know Thy PHP Usergroup‘ in an attempt to create more awareness of: what is $this PHP UG about + get to know the leaders/Founders/Community behind it what is a PHP User Group in general to personally know all the PHP user groups Around The World […]

Magento Certifications Tips & Tricks – Hear It From Magento Certified Engineer Phillip Jackson

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #1st set of Magento Certification Tips and Advice to help anyone taking either of the FOUR Magento Exams powered by Magento – an Ebay Inc. Company: the Magento Front End Developer Certification, the Magento Developer Certification, the Magento Developer Plus Certification and/or the Magento Certified Solution Specialist. The aim being […]

A Comprehensive Interview About Slim The Micro PHP Framework

What is this all about.. Last time, I’ve introduced the Captain America of The PHP Ecosystem to you, aka Josh Lockhart, via a 7PHP ‘PHP Interview series to help drive thy PHP aspirations‘. This time we go a little bit further with Josh to find out ‘as much as we can‘ about his little masterpiece, […]

Lone Star PHP 2014 Review 02 :: Spotlight On Jeremy Lindblom’s Stay @ #lsp14 – Let’s Continue To Learn & Share #CommunityWorks

What Is This All About? Lone Star PHP is a PHP conference which takes place yearly in Dallas/Texas. This year, it took place some weeks back on the 25th-26th April 2014. So what was the buzz, the happenings and the PHPing all about in there? To serve this purpose, 7PHP brings you some reviews based on […]

Lone Star PHP 2014 Review 01 :: Spotlight On Chris Tankersley’s Stay @ #lsp14 – We Need To Talk To Each Other To Learn & Grow

What Is This All About? Welcome to the 7PHP PHP-eatre (theatre) where the screens never tires of diffusing everything that has PHP deep down inside the DNA. Tonight, we’ll watch the “after-the-show” of a yummy PHP Conference, named as the Lone Star PHP which took place last week. The screen tonight, features our PHP Rockstar, the […]

PHP Interview With Josh Lockhart The Guy Behind ‘PHP The Right Way’ – Find Good Online Resources And Communities & Use Them To Your Advantage

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #38th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome PHP Expert both in their own eyes (for self-accomplishment) and […]

The PHP Community Is Much More Than PHP Codes or Frameworks. It’s About Good Involvement, Humility, Empathy, Relationship & Giving Back – Jacques Woodcock Shares His Wisdom!

A Small Intro.. Back on the 5th November 2013, I landed on three quotes from Jacques Woodcock – published by SouthernAlpha. Those quotes were the outcome of a chat between the ‘World Famous’ Jacques (as Jeremy Kendall tags him) and Clark Buckner on: “about giving back to the community“. The article (I felt) did not […]

A Talk With PHP Recruiter Lonnie Brown – Forget About Money & Take Care Of Your Candidates

A Small Intro.. You have all heard of recruitment; we have it in all sphere and The PHP Sphere is no exception to that. Have you ever had an talk with a recruiter? Are you considering reaching out to a PHP recruiter? Or may be, as a company, you are looking to hire one to […]

What Is An UnConference (uncon) & How Is It Different From A Conference? Michelangelo van Dam Explains!

A Small Intro.. Have you been to an unconference aka uncon? I have not unfortunately (at least not yet)! But I was curious of what it actually is, the benefit you can reap from it, the responsibilities that it presents and how it’s different from a conference. I started looking around of a possible interview […]

7PHP Have Been Bitcoinized By Michelangelo :: My First Bitcoin Experience & My First Bitcoins From Michelangelo – The Green Ninja Turtle With A PHP Black Belt!

Bitcoin Came To Me Via Michelangelo van Dam That Wednesday 8th January 2014, I got a twitter private message from Michelangelo van Dam. [And each time I pronounced his name, I feel like I hear Cal Evans‘ words: “Michelangelo is the man with the coolest name ever in The PHP Community”]. When I clicked on the small “blue […]

How & Why Did The PHP Mascot Come To Birth? Creator Of The elePHPant Vincent Pontier Reveals The True Story!

A Small Intro :: PHP & The PHP Community.. If you know how to echo “Hello, PHP’s simplicity is actually awesome; I do not need magical programming skills to use it like this“, you are a PHP beginner.. If you’ve pushed your first commits on github, you are possibly an intermediate PHPer.. If you’ve launched […]

7PHP Has Been Blessed Today By The ‘PHPather Spirituel’ aka Elroubio

A 2nd** Magical PHP Surprise Early today (Monday) morning before starting my working day, I was having a hot cup of tea (Mauritius has one of the finest black tea) while just hovering through my 7PHP email quickly. One email caught my attention, it was from the Creator of The Magical elePHPant, I named Vincent […]

Look The Green Zend elePHPant Is In Mauritius With 7PHP

My Heart Started Beating.. That day (some weeks back in November**) I was busy with my new PHP mission – a Prestashop-based project for a client (NeoPost.com) – yep I’m the (new) sole PHP guy behind Neopost France & Neopost Benelux since the last 6months. I was very motivated and was peacefully focusing on my […]

Icon Of The PHP Community Turns 50 – Happy Birthday Cal Evans!

Icon Of The PHP Community Completes Half A Century! “The PHP community may very well be the greatest feature of the language. So many great people that are all willing to sit down and share what they know” – Cal once revealed on 7PHP. So if The Community is the greatest feature of the PHP language, Cal […]

Slim PHP Micro Framework Through The Lens Of Jeremy Kendall

A Small Intro.. Have you ever tried to use Slim PHP micro framework? Or you are in a confusion whether to choose it or not? Well, today I bring you a small chat with Jeremy Kendall [@jeremykendall] who’s been using Slim PHP for quite some time now and he is even using it on his side […]

[NomadPHP European Time – 19 December 2013 Tickets] – Win Free Tickets To Hear Matt Frost Talk About “Mocking Dependencies in PHPUnit”

How To Win The Free Ticket Two possible ways to participate: Just make a comment below, that’s it! Also do provide your active email so that I can contact you easily and quickly! If  you are on my email list, you will receive an email soon to which you just have to blank reply for your participation So, […]

[NomadPHP US Time – 19 December 2013 Tickets] – Win Free Tickets To Hear Sara Golemon Talk About “Scaling PHP with HipHop”

How To Win The Free Ticket Two possible ways to participate: Just make a comment below, that’s it! Also do provide your active email so that I can contact you easily and quickly! If  you are on my email list, you will receive an email soon to which you just have to blank reply for your participation So, […]

How To Auto Generate Properties Dynamically For All Your Classes Using Magic Methods & Reflection

What I Want To Achieve When coding a project, at times (or most of it?) some classes might have more than 3 fields (for whatever reason it suits you) So instead of each time writing and repeating setters and getters (accessor methods), I would like to have a piece of reusable code for all my […]

Mac OS X 10.8 + How To Completely Remove / Uninstall PHPStorm – Jetbrains PHP IDE

This is week is a major step in the Jetbrains PHP world, yes PHPstorm 7 is out and full of awesomeness. So before I install phpstorm 7, I want to completely remove the previous phpstorm 6 on my Mac OS X 10.8. Here are the steps I did: Make sure you disable or uninstall any […]

[NomadPHP US Time – 24 October 2013 Tickets] – Win Free Tickets To Hear Adam Culp Talk About “Clean Application Development”

What Is This About? Win Free Ticket(s)   Here I am again for another NomadPHP Ticket(s) give-away. Two tickets will be given away – to the 1st & 2nd draw winner! If you did not know, NomadPHP is virtual PHP User Group mainly for people who do not have the chance to avail of a […]

PHP Interview With Michael Wallner A Full-Time Core PHP Developer – Try To Understand How Things Work & Why They Work That Way

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #37th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

Welcome To The New PHPWomen – Interview with Michelle Sanver and Lineke Kerckhoffs-Willems

Purpose Of This ‘PHP User Group Interview’ Concept This interview can be tagged as the #3rd set of ‘Know Thy PHP Usergroup‘ in an attempt to create more awareness of: what is $this PHP UG about + get to know the leaders/Founders/Community behind it what is a PHP User Group in general to personally know all the PHP user […]

[NomadPHP EuropeanTime – 17 October 2013 Tickets] – Win Free Tickets To Hear Chris Cornutt Talk About “Dispelling the Myths About Authentication & Authorisation”

What Is This About? Win Free Ticket(s)   Here I am again for another NomadPHP Ticket(s) give-away. Two tickets will be given away – to the 1st & 2nd draw winner! If you did not know, NomadPHP is virtual PHP User Group mainly for people who do not have the chance to avail of a […]

PHP Interview With Maarten Balliauw Technical Evangelist at JetBrains – Learn From Others & Talk About What Your Experiences And Issues Are

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #36th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

How-To User Group – Hear It From James Titcumb & Organisers Of PHP Hampshire – “Be Decisive & Take The Lead”

Purpose Of This ‘How-To PHP User Group’ Concept This is the #2nd set of How To Start A PHP user group in an attempt to help PHP guys all around the world to spring out a local PHP user group if they do not have one nearby. So before you embark on this journey, you need […]

A Chat About Cloud Computing & PHP Development In The Cloud

A Small Intro.. Whenever we talk about web development nowadays, there has to be an awareness or at least an interest towards cloud computing. We, as PHP Developers, should be aware of what development in the cloud has to offer and how we can leverage it to stay in the game. To this end, I […]

PHP Interview With Corey Ballou Co-Organizer Of The Queen City PHP Meetup Group – Start A Web Development Blog & Write About New Things You Learn

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #35th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

[NomadPHP July 2013 Tickets] – Win (TWO) Free Tickets To Hear Corey Ballou Talk About Creating Realtime Applications with PHP and Websockets

What Is This About? NomadPHP is already on their 3rd edition and I’m hence also on my 3rd Ticket(s) give-away. So by now you should have heard about NomadPHP. If you still haven’t, you should probably read: the (first) Ticket Give-away here the second ticket give-away  +++ also read about the NomadPHP interview with Cal Evans – The […]

Speaker & Attendee Feedback Of The Previous Laravel4 Talk Of NomadPHP June 2013

A Small Intro… Previously on thursday 27th July 2013 (8pm CDT), NomadPHP hosted their 2nd talk which was about “Laravel 4” – the speaker being Phil Sturgeon. I also announced my 2nd free ticket giveaway for this online event – a generosity awesomely made possible by the ever-awesome @NomadPHP organizer; Cal Evans. In this short (as […]

Know Thy PHP User Group Know The PHP Hampshire User Group – Find An Independent Venue Rather Than Conference Venues

Purpose Of This ‘PHP User Group Interview’ Concept This is the #2nd set of ‘Know Thy PHP Usergroup‘ in an attempt to create more awareness of: what is $this PHP UG about + get to know the leaders/Founders/Community behind it what is a PHP User Group in general to personally know all the PHP user groups […]

PHP Interview With Phil Sturgeon The Man Behind PyroCMS – Follow A Standard It Doesn’t Have To Be PSR-1 or PSR-2

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #34th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

[NomadPHP June 2013 Tickets] – Win (TWO) Free Tickets To Hear Phil Sturgeon Talk About Laravel 4

What Is This About? If you did not hear about NomadPHP, you should probably read about the previous (first) Ticket Give-away here and also read about the interview with Cal Evans – The NomadPHP organizer. NomadPHP is already on their 2nd edition and a 3rd one also is looming around. For more info, see their […]

PHP Interview With Vito Chin Lead Maintainer Of Gmagick Extension For PHP – Learn More About The Ecosystem That PHP Is Usually Part Of

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #33rd set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

Things You Don’t Know About NomadPHP + The ‘After-First-Talk’ Of NomadPHP – Features 5 interviews with The Organizer, The Speaker & 3 Attendees

A Small Intro… (Last) Wednesday 22nd May 2013, NomadPHP hosted their first talk which was about “Zend Framework 2” – a talk by Rob Allen. I even announced a two-ticket giveaways which was made possible by NomadPHP. In this article you’ll find short interviews which will showcase the opinion, feedback and suggestions from the NomadPHP […]

How To Start A PHP User Group – Hear It From Craig Willis Founder Of The LeedsPHP Usergroup – “The Meetup Must Have A Theme”

Purpose Of This ‘How-To PHP User Group’ Concept This is the #1st set of How To Start A PHP user group in an attempt to help PHP guys all around the world to spring out a local PHP user group if they do not have one nearby. So before you embark on this journey, you […]

Know Thy PHP User Group Know The Leeds PHP User Group (LeedsPHP) – “Choose A Sponsor That Is Actually Interested In Promoting PHP In The Community”

Purpose Of This ‘PHP User Group Interview’ Concept This is the #1st set of ‘Know Thy PHP Usergroup‘ in an attempt to create more awareness of: what is $this PHP UG about + get to know the leaders/Founders/Community behind it what is a PHP User Group in general to personally know all the PHP user […]

A Chat About Adminer – A Simple, Yet Effective, Database Management tool written in PHP

A Small Intro.. Adminer, formerly known as phpMinAdmin, is a full-featured database management tool to be used as a more simple, effective and fast alternative to the famous PHPmyAdmin. Being curious about it, I had a chat with the creator of Adminer, Jakub Vrana. Who Is Jakub Vrana? Last time I did a thorough PHP […]

[NomadPHP May 2013 Tickets] – Win (TWO) Free Tickets To Hear Rob Allen Introduce Zend Framework 2

What Is This About? This is about winning a (two giveaways) free ticket to attend a premium online PHP talk by a PRO PHPer, organized by NomadPHP.com scheduled for Wednesday 22nd May 2013 You do not have to travel, you just have to sit in front of your pc! What Is NomadPHP? NomadPHP is like […]

Know Thy PHP Conference Know The Dutch PHP Conference (DPC) & The Dutch Mobile Conference (DMC) – “If You Can Do It Ahead Of Time, No Matter What It Is, Do It!”

Purpose Of This ‘PHP Conference Interview’ Concept This is the #1st set of Know Thy PHP Conference in an attempt to create more awareness of: what is $this PHP Conference about + get to know the people behind it what is a PHP Conference in general what is involved in organizing a PHP Conference what […]

PHP Interview With Jakub Vrana Co-Author Of The Official PHP Manual – Learn How To Use Arrays + Use Classes In A Smart Way

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #32nd set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

7downStrap – A Free Clean Simple Responsive Fluid HTML5 Template Using Twitter Bootstrap For Single Download Pages

7downStrap – A Clean HTML5 Template For “download pages” 7downStrap is to be used as a website template for a page where you need to present a downloadable content. For example, on the 7downStrap demo page, I present the download of 7downStrap itself. In brief, 7downStrap is a simple “download page” HTML5 Template available freely […]

How I Update WordPress Manually On A VPS Server Like Linode.com

WordPress Keeps Updating Like Hell If you use wordpress (like me) to power up your blogging engine, you would know that wordpress keeps on releasing new versions. Year 2012 saw 15times releases! That can get irritating at times, but you have no choice than to keep your software/systems up-to-date. You can see all the releases […]

Zend Certifications Tips & Tricks – Hear It From Zend Certified Engineer Eric Hogue

Purpose Of This Interview This is the 3rd set of Zend Certification Tips and Advice to help anyone taking either of the two Zend Exams powered by Zend Technologies: the Zend PHP Certification Exam and/or the Zend Framework Certification Exam. The aim being to help people who want to sit for those exams and inform […]

PHP Interview With Manuel Lemos Founder Of PHPClasses.org – Focus On The Problems Rather Than The Means To Solve Them

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #31st set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Lineke Kerckhoffs-Willems Co-Founder Of ProTalk.me – Start Learning PHP Properly First Before Diving Into Any Frameworks

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #30th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Stefan Priebsch A Co-Founder Of The PHP Consulting Company aka thePHP.cc – Look Beyond PHP!

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #29th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

Interview With David Heinemeier Hansson The Creator Of Ruby on Rails – Convention Over Configuration Is A Principle I Hold Dear

A Small Intro.. As much as learning is a continuous process, it’s also important to learn from different people. Going a step further, it’s insightful to learn from people that are doing different stuffs than you. As a software engineer, I see a programming language as a tool; but the concept and principles of software […]

A Comprehensive Interview With Zurmo CRM Tool + What Is A CRM & Its Relevance In Today’s Era

A Small Intro.. Zurmo caught my attention on social networks recently. With all the buzz words and cool stuffs it says it is using/implementing, I was was intrigued. It is also redefining the way CRM is used, introducing new concept as you will see. Since it’s PHP-based, I had a closer look and was quite […]

Interview With PPI – The PHP Meta-Framework

A Small Intro.. If you are pretty much hooked to The PHP World and like to keep abreast with PHP frameworks, you have surely heard of The PHP Meta Framework called as The PPI Framework. It is said to be moulded by “taking the good bits from Symfony 2, ZendFramework 2 & Doctrine 2“. PPI […]

Zend Certifications Tips & Tricks – Hear It From Zend Certified Engineer Lorna Jane Mitchell

Purpose Of This Interview This is the 2nd set of Zend Certification Tips and Advice to help anyone taking either of the two Zend Exams powered by Zend Technologies: the Zend PHP Certification Exam and/or the Zend Framework Certification Exam. The aim being to help people who want to sit for those exams and inform […]

Zend Certifications Tips & Tricks – Hear It From Zend Certified Engineer Michelangelo van Dam

Purpose Of This Interview This is the 1st set of Zend Certification Tips and Advice to help anyone taking either of the two Zend Exams powered by Zend Technologies: the Zend PHP Certification Exam and/or the Zend Framework Certification Exam. The aim being to help people who want to sit for those exams and inform […]

Linux Mint + XAMPP + How To Install Xdebug Extension For PHP

Assumptions You are using a linux distro, in my instance I’m using Linux Mint, but this is applicable to any deb-based linux for example Ubuntu or Debian Your LAMP Stack is XAMPP You are familiar with using phpize and can install it You know how to configure your web server Overview Installing the xdebug extension […]

PHP Interview With Paul Dragoonis CTO At BestBuys.com – Expand Your Connections Via Twitter, IRC & Google Plus

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #28th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Timothy Boronczyk The Managing Editor of PHPmaster.com – No Substitute For Real-Life Experience Of Writing & Debugging Code

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #27th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Derick Rethans The Father Of The PHP Swiss-Army Knife aka Xdebug – Get Familiar With PHP Security!

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #26th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Ligaya Turmelle Co-Founder Of PHPwomen.org – Find A Mentor #php-mentoring

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #25th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

Interview With Musketeers.me On Taking Over PHP|Architect – Goal Is To Make Existing Processes More Efficient With Fresh Bloods

A Small Intro.. If you were having a sky-diving on planet Mars since the past months, or if you were too enthusiastic in getting lost within The Hobbit’s World – wake up Sid! There’s news concerning PHP Land! On “its” 10th birthday, last December 2012, your “PHP Magazine for PHP Professionals”  (The one & only […]

PHP Interview With Adam Culp The Organizer Of The South Florida PHP User Group & The Sunshine PHP Conference – Don’t Be Afraid To Break Anything

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #24th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

Everything You Should Know About The PHP Master Series Vol 1 – Get Prepared To Ask Your Questions Beforehand!

You Are A PHP Fan… If you are reading this article, you are passionate about PHP and you are linked with PHP and The PHP Community in one form or the other. Just like me, you are eager to attend a PHP conference, wants to get excited about it, wants to meet, talk and get […]

PHP Interview With Francesco Fullone The President Of The Italian PHP User Group GrUSP – Confrontation Is The first Step To Enlightenment

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #23rd set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Rob Allen The Main Author Of The Book Zend Framework in Action – Learn Security Best Practices From The Beginning

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #22th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Matthew Weier O’Phinney Project Lead of Zend Framework – Read Code, Ask questions, Write Lots Of Code & Be Humble

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #21th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Patrick Allaert Creator Of Alternative PHP Monitor aka APM – Come To PHP Conferences

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #20th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Eli White Chief Technical Officer Of Musketeers.me – Just Get In There, Hack Some Code And Enjoy Yourself

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #19th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Matthew Turland Co-Author Of ‘PHP Master:Write Cutting Edge Code’ – Learn How To Write PHP Without Using A Third-party Framework First

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #18th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Ian Barber A Developer Advocate For Google+ – Try To Dip Your Toe Into Other Languages As Well

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #17th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Jacques Woodcock A Leader In The Nashville PHP User Group – Engage In Conversation With Smarter People

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #16th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Taylor Otwell The Creator Of Laravel PHP 5.3 Framework – Learn Good Design Patterns

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #15th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

MySQL + UPDATE SELECT Statement + #1093 – You can’t specify target table for update in FROM clause

What I Was Trying To Do I needed to do an Update Select using MySQL, I was expecting it to be something like: UPDATE MyTable SET HitCount = ( SELECT sp.HitCount+1 FROM MyTable sp WHERE sp.email = ‘test@email.com’ ) WHERE email = ‘test@email.com’ Error Message I Got Unfortunately, that returned the error message: #1093 – […]

PHP Interview With Davey Shafik The Original Author Of PHAR (The PHP Archive) – The Best Thing About PHP Is The Community

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #14th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Chris Cornutt The Hero Behind PHPdeveloper.org – Don’t Ever Stop Learning

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #13th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Rafael Dohms The Brazilian PHP Evangelist – To Really Learn Go Outside Your Comfort Zone Try New Technologies New Frameworks

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #12th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Sebastian Marek Software Architect at Plusnet A Sheffield based ISP – Learn From The Best And Don’t Take Shortcuts

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #11th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Lorna Jane Mitchell The Project Lead Of Joind.in – Get started! Stop reading! Start doing!

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #10th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Stuart Herbert The Lead Engineer Of Phix for PHP – Become A Software Archaeologist

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #9th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Amit Singh Organizer Of The Biggest Un-Conference In Pune For Indian PHP developers – If Everything Is An Experiment You Cannot Fail

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #8th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Chris Hartjes The Grumpy Programmer Of The PHP Community – Learn By following PHP Developers On Twitter

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #7th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Cal Evans The Undeniable Icon Of The PHP Community – Get Involved If You Want To Be A Pro PHPer

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #6th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Ivo Jansch Founder & CEO of Mobile Technology Egeniq.com – Use A PHP Framework So You Don’t Re-Invent The Wheel

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #5th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Stefan Koopmanschap Symfony Community Manager – Don’t Be Shy To Ask Others For Help

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #4th set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Michelangelo van Dam President Of PHPBenelux PHP User Group – Give And Expect Nothing In Return

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #3rd set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

PHP Interview With Enrico Zimuel Senior Software Engineer At Zend Technologies – Everything Is An Array In PHP

Purpose Of This Interview This is the #2nd set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

Interview With Chris Tankersley Founder Of Northwest Ohio PHP Users Group – Any Involvement Is Good Involvement (@Microsoft)

Purpose Of This Interview This is the first set of PHP Interview to help aspiring PHP developers and PHP fans alike to get inspired by listening from those PHP guys who are already highly involved into the PHP Ocean and being ‘there’ taming the waves and surfing better than ever to make themselves an Awesome […]

Building Your PHP Geek Cred To Publicly Be An Awesome PHP Developer

If you’ve read the PHP|Architect Magazine – March 2011 Edition, you have surely enjoyed the nice article by Jason Austin (a PHP developer from Raleigh, NC) titled “Good PHP help is hard to find“. Jason talks about ‘the why‘ and ‘the how‘ to distinguish yourself as a qualified PHP Professional from the crowd. And the […]

PHP + PDO + FETCH_OBJ Issue + Notice: Trying to get property of non-object

ASSUMPTIONS: I’m expecting only 1 row of data for the fetch-ing I need the fetched-data to be in the form of an stdClass object You are familiar with using PDO – PHP Data Objects This PDO error typically occurs when you try to fetch data into an stdClass object by using fetchAll() By definition fetchAll […]

PHP 5.3 + How To Completely Destroy Session Variables In PHP

The Sessions Bonanza By default sessions are stored on the disk your server, you can find out the path by echo-ing for the attribute session.save_path: echo ini_get( “session.save_path” ); (You can change that path in php.ini) PHP Sessions are destroyed automatically when you close your browser. But what if you want to destroy the session […]

Linux Mint + Netbeans + xdebug Issue Not Loaded in php.ini

Assumptions: You are using a linux distro, in my instance I’m using Linux Mint, but this is applicable to any deb-based linux for example Ubuntu or Debian You’ve installed your LAMP stack ‘raw-ly‘ This issue reported here is NOT applicable to a XAMPP installation, since in xampp the ‘normal’ way of configuring xdebug works fine […]

Linux Mint + How To Uninstall Netbeans Fast & Simple Via Bash Shell

Assumption: You are using a linux distro, in my instance I’m using Linux Mint, but this is applicable to any deb-based linux for example Ubuntu or Debian You already have a version of Netbeans installed on your machine – (click on the following link if you wanted the How To Install Netbeans Part) The uninstall […]

Linux Mint + How To Know which Version You Are Running (Including 32bit or 64bit)

Today I need to download a version of VM Player. I was confused as to what version I should download for my system. The last time I installed my Linux Mint Julia 10 was so long time ago and I have forgotten what version I installed. I have found the following to be useful in […]

How To Install A Fresh MantisBT – OpenSource Bug Tracker

Assumptions: You know how to setup your LAMP stack and any related Apache setups to run a website You know how to use phpMyAdmin or any other MySql query browser We are setting this up in a LOCAL environment and we are not bothering about any security or good practice scenarios Step by Step Of […]

The In and Outs Of The Famous HTML5 Switch

A platform change decision comes down to how much value you get (or the cost of not changing) vs. the cost of the change. For most people the cost of switching to HTML5 will be trivial, so the long-term benefit of merely being ready to use more features is enough payoff…

Linux + Netbeans 6.9.1 Issue + AutoCompletion Freezing Each Time For NameSpace\Class

Netbeans 6.9.1 Auto Completion Freezing While using Netbeans 6.9.1 on linux, I frequently encountered the frustration of seeing the IDE freeze on auto-completing classes, specially when using PHP 5.3 / Namespace structuring. I have googled a lot about it and have not come across any solution for this and the version 6.9.1 has no updates […]

Linux + How To Install And Configure Suhosin As A Xampp Extension

Assumptions: => You are running a Linux-based system – this guide is mostly targeted at debian based systems like ubuntu, linux mint or debian itself..etc => You have installed Xampp at the following path: /opt/lampp/ (if you have it somewhere else, use your path) => You are familiar with the bash terminal or a linux […]

Linux Mint + How To Install APC And Configure APC On Xampp – APC caching extension

To install APC (APC caching extension) for Xampp on your Linux Mint or Ubuntu distro, just follow the steps below: # cd apc (to your apc folder you just extracted) # sudo /opt/lampp/bin/phpize # ./configure –enable-apc –with-apxs –with-php-config=/opt/lampp/bin/php-config # make # sudo make install Next Step is to edit you php.ini and add the apc […]

Linux Mint + Xampp + phpize + Cannot find autoconf. Please check your autoconf installation and the $PHP_AUTOCONF environment variable

This yet another phpize error might happen when you run phpize to install an extension to Xampp. If your bash terminal complains about the error: “Cannot find autoconf. Please check your autoconf installation and the $PHP_AUTOCONF environment variable“, then it possibly means that you do not have autoconf installed on your machine. How To Know […]

Linux Mint + Xampp Error + ‘grep: /opt/lampp/include/php/main/php.h: No Such File Or Directory’

When you executed phpize to install an extension on xampp, you got a xampp error. The error was similar to grep: /opt/lampp/include/php/main/php.h: No Such File Or Directory. Solution is to install xampp-devel package.

The Maximum Length Limit Of An Email Address is 254, NOT 320!

What is The Maximum Length Limit Of An Email Address. That restriction in RFC 2821 on the length of an address in MAIL and RCPT commands is 254 characters according to Dominic Sayers.

How To Quickly Know Which PDO Driver Is Available For Your LAMP Stack

How To Quickly Know Which PDO Driver Is Available For Your LAMP Stack. Instead of looking all through your phpinfo()

PHP PDO + Warning: PDO::__construct() [pdo.–construct]: [2002] Invalid argument (trying to connect via unix://)

If you are trying to establish a connection handle by using PDO, you might have encountered this error: Warning: PDO::__construct() : Invalid argument (trying to connect via unix://)

Linux Mint + How To Install Netbeans IDE From Source Without Using ‘apt-get’ Or Synaptic Package Manager

This is a simple step by step guide to how to install netbeans IDE from source on Linux Mint 10 Julia. It is assumed that we will not be using ‘apt-get’ or the Synaptic Package Manager.

DooPHP + Alloy Framework + Zend Framework + Object not found! + The requested URL was not found on this server

Assumption: You are using a Linux distro + You are using Xampp as your LAMP stack If you are new to using MVC frameworks, for instance DooPHP, AlloyFramework or ZendFramework, it might be that you have been bumping your head against the wall when you browser outputs the following error message: “Object not found! The […]

Linux Mint 10 Julia + XAMPP: Another Web Server Daemon Is Already Running

If your terminal reports this error message: “XAMPP: Another web server daemon is already Running”, it is most probably that you have installed another apache while installing some other tools via ‘apt-get’…

Should The RFC Be Adopted, A Huge win It Will Be For PHP

PHP releases have always been done spontaneously, in a somehow chaotic way. Individual(s) decided when a release will happen and what could or could fit in. Release managers role are unclear and the way to nominate them is not clearly defined either.

The goals of this RFC aim to solve these issues while giving to us, our users and 3rd parties (distributions, contributors, etc.) more visibility and the ability to actually have a roadmap, or plan developments…

2010 Open Source Awards – WordPress Tops The Hall Of Fame!

WordPress, in head-to-head voting against Joomla and Drupal, has won this year’s Open Source CMS Hall of Fame award.

Use This New Apache Module (mod_pagespeed) To Reduce Page Load Times By Up To 50%

Google introducing a module for the Apache HTTP Server called mod_pagespeed to perform many speed optimizations automatically

EnterPrise PHP Now Flying In The Clouds With Zend As The Jet – Eureka!

Enterprise PHP Is Flying In ‘To The Cloud’ Thanks To Zend..

How To Code A Singleton Design Pattern In PHP 5+

This Article is a glance at how the singleton design pattern can be implemented in a PHP context. Other aspects of this pattern is also discussed, for e.g pros and cons.

DooPHP – How To Decouple PROTECTED_FOLDER To Make Your Protected Folder Outside Your Public/Web Root Folder

DooPHP is a light-weight PHP framework, which claims to be one of the fastest MVC framework. A glance at How To Decouple PROTECTED_FOLDER To Make Your Protected Folder when using DooPHP.

WordPress Finally Drops Support For Deprecated PHP 4 and Its Wife MySQL 4

Wordpress announces end of life for PHP 4 and MySQL 4. One of the main success of Wordpress was its ability to run in almost any web host whether or not the PHP and MySQL version were outdated. This flexibility finally ends here.

The Ultimate PHP Cross Reference Of The WordPress Trunk – PHPXref

The Php cross reference for Wordpress Trunk Source is a great tool to keep in handy as a developer. It’s generouslt provided by Yoast. If you were not aware, enjoy!

Happy 15th Birthday PHP

Happy 15th Birthday PHP. It was first called as Personal Home Page.

How Relevant Are Business Goals In PHP Software Architectures In An Era Of PHP-Loving Web-Based Systems

Business goals change so fast due to the rapid evolving nature of the Internet’s ecosystem, to understand the relevance of business goals in software architectures with respect to the PHP ecosystem, Periklis Tsirakidis and Johann-Peter Hartmann of MayFlower carried out a survey..

Do You Think Your Phone Numbers On FaceBook Are Private? Think Again!

Tom Scott has designed a new app called Facebook Evill app to show how much easy it is to get user’s phone number despite setting the privacy accordingly on facebook Privacy settings..

FaceBook To Address Your Privacy Concerns In The Incoming Weeks

“We have heard the feedback. There needs to be a simpler way to control your information. In the coming weeks, we will add privacy controls that are much simpler to use. We will also give you an easy way to turn off all third-party services.”

FaceBook CEO Admits Mistakes And Wants To Rectify Them

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has admitted that the company “made a bunch of mistakes” and wants to “get this stuff right this time”

Download Google Pacman Game To Your PC!

Download Google Pacman Game To Your PC! Besides playing the online version of Google Pacman game, you can also download it on this Google Pacman page, or just click here to download pacman flash game!

Play Google Pacman Game Freely Online

Play Google Pacman Game Freely Online at 7PHP dot COM. Ever since Google hosted pacman game for the pacman’s 30th birthday, many of us became fans. To continue the pacman’s craze, I have it here!

Another Facebook Privacy Loophole Issue – Facebook’s Privacy Policy A Joke?

Despite Promises to preserve your personal details, Social systems like Facebook & MySpace have been sending data to advertising companies. You wouldn’t expect Facebook’s advertisers to learn who you are. After all, Facebook’s privacy policy and blog posts promise not to share user data with advertisers except when users grant specific permission.

Malware Attack On Facebook Could Be Triggered By Beach Babes Video

Distracting beach babes videos could be the source of a possible malware attack on facebook. Do not get swayed by this sexy babes video, be alert!

Greylock Partners And Zend Investors Fund Zend Technologies With $9 million

The PHP Company Zend Technologies receives a massive $9 million in venture by Greylock Partners with participation from other Zend investors

Analysis Of The Holasionweb And Zettapetta Malware At GoDaddy

Analysis Of The Holasionweb And Zettapetta Malware At GoDaddy. This is an observation carried out by Kevin Reville to arrive at the conclusion of a malware attack triggered remotely.

holasionweb Aka Zettapetta v2 – And The Saga Of Mass Infection For PHP Based Systems Continues At GoDaddy’s Shared Hosting [Code Name MW:MROBH:1]

After the previous episode of Mass Zettapetta malware infection on PHP based websites, this time the malware changes platform to point to holasionweb.com

Did You Read Twitter Was Hacked? It Was More Likely A Twitter Hack To Prevent Mike Melanson From Accepting Jesus !

Did You Read Twitter Was Hacked? It Was More Likely A Twitter Hack To Prevent Mike Melanson From Accepting @jesus ! This article presents the difference between a hack and been hacked.

Twitter Has Been Hacked! Twitter’s Force Follow Bug And Count Reset Were Just Excuses?

I have just been informed by the WPSecurityLock Team that the just announced Twitter ‘Force Follow’ Bug was infact resulting from a hacking attempt on Twitter’s system by #TurkishHacker.

Twitter ‘Force Follow’ Bug, Forced Twitter For Resetting Followers/Following Counts To Zero?

There is a bug on Twitter which let’s any user to force anyone follow them. Twitter says to solve this bug, they had to put offline the Following/Followers count module offline.

Zettapetta Attack – Mass Site Infection / Site Attack For WordPress Users Hosted Mainly With BlueHost And GoDaddy

It has come to my attention that during the last few days, as from 7 May 2010, there has been a mass attack to websites powered by wordpress. But most of those attacks came on to webmasters who were hosted by BlueHost and GoDaddy.

How To Change The Path Of Uploading File In WordPress [2.8.x, 2.9.x] Without Touching The Code Configurations

How To Change The Path Of Uploading File In WordPress. This article presents the simple steps with screenshots of how to change the default upload file path of wordpress to a path of your choice.

Are You Paying That Guy Enough To Do A Job For You? If No, Do Yourself A Favor To Understand This Key Concept!

If you are a full time employee or if you are among those people to get paid to do a job for X, then you have surely hit yourself across the wall of frustration at some point, at least once. Well, I have..
{This article highlights concepts in understanding what motivates an employee.}

Facebook Has Been 7PHPed – Facebook The First Social Media To..

Facebook Has Been 7PHPed. Facebook The first Social Media to acquire the maximum number of users in a record time. A record number of 200 Million users in a record time of less than 1 yr, impressive!

How To Get Precise Error Messages For Issues Related To WordPress and MySQL

I’m sure you have noticed that for the 4 possible errors related to WordPress and MySQL, the error message is still the same. But as a web developer, when your system in on local development phase, you would surely want to get precise error messages.

A Glance At What Can Go Wrong Between Your WordPress Installation and MySQL

While installing your wordpress package, you might often have seen errors like “Error establishing a database connection”. There four possible causes to this error.

Chrome Has Been 7PHPed – Chrome The First Browser To Include Native Flash Support

Chrome Has Been 7PHPed – Chrome The First Browser To Include Native Flash Support.

How To Quote Tweets – Twitter Answers Your Quote-It Needs With Blackbird Pie, The New Baking Tool!

Yesterday, I mentioned in my post Do You Want To Quote Tweets Just Like Embedding A YouTube Video? that Twitter will announce this surprise today (4th May 2010). Voila! It’s done! Continue to read to know the steps involved..

Do You Want To Quote Tweets Just Like Embedding A YouTube Video?

If you a Twitter user, you have definitely come across some worthwhile tweets that you would want to quote somewhere on the net or on your own blog. Some of you had surely done it with some few not-so-comfortable copy and paste or a painstaking image shot. But the problem with these 2 approaches are…

Videos Of WordPress Talks And Interview Of Matt Mullenweg During WordCamp San Francisco 2010 (aka WordCamp SF)

WordCamp San Francisco 2010 is currently taking place, from the 1st May 2010 to 4th May 2010. Here’s two worthwhile videos of the event on the 1st and 2nd May.

iAntiTrust For Apple?

This article is focused on the effect of Apple’s new section 3.3.1 policy and open anti-Flash letter; the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have gathered to negotiate an antitrust inquiry into Apple’s new policy of requiring software developers who devise applications for Apple’s devices, like iPhone, iPad..etc

One Million iPads Sold In 28 Days – Apple Breaks His iPhone Milestone

One Million iPads Sold In 28 Days. Apple confirms that this is another milestone achieved prior to the one with iPhone. You will also get a glance of the special characteristics offered by iPad.

What Happens When Adobe Starts Criticizing Steve Jobs’ Apple? HINT: A Sunamee Of Apple Invades Adobe’s Flash

This article describes and list the reasons of why Steve Jobs has not adopt Flash in it’s major developments like iPhone..etc This ‘open-letter’ was addressed by Steve following criticism from Adobe.

Simple Glance At How To Setup Zend_Tool In Your PHP Zend Framework Application

This article is about my remarks and comments on the screencast of Jon Lebensold which talks on How To Setup Zend_Tool In Your PHP Zend Framework Application. I also list the quick steps to allow you to achieve this without viewing the video.

PHP Is Simply Effective. Simple To Learn, Simple To Write, Simple To Read And Simple To Debug. – Haiping Zhao Believes It Too! What About You?

PHP Is Simply Effective. Simple To Learn, Simple To Write, Simple To Read And Simple To Debug. What more to it do people need to be convinced that PHP is at the top, among other rockstars?

PHP + Savant3 + Solution To ‘Fatal error: Method Savant3::__tostring() cannot take arguments’

This is a proposed solution to the current SAVANT3 __toString issue. The common error thrown is Fatal error: Method Savant3::__tostring() cannot take arguments

Javascript Snippet To Find If URL Contains Page Name

This is a simple Javascript Snippet To Find If URL Contains Page Name. An analysis of the code execution is also given.

Javascript + Using jQuery To Find URL QueryString or URL Params – A Simple, Yet Effective Approach!

This article presents an easy method to retrieve query string using both the jquery approach and the javascript only approach..

Javascript + Do Not Make The Mistake Of Using Regex For Querystring / URL Params Handling

Assumptions:

* The querystring key used throughout this article is named as niche
* You know the basics of javascript and/or jQuery
* This article makes use of jQuery, but the you could just have used plain javascript.

At Glance => Handling Querystring or URL params through the use of Regex

I Love To KISS And You Should Learn The Art To KISS Too!

Ah, KISS.. life is just better with the simple action of a KISS. Do you KISS? I must admit that in the beginning it’s not something straight forward. But once you taste it’s positive aspect, it’s just magical.

You have most probably been close to KISS-ing whenever things appeared stupidly simple to the point that you started to think in a different perspective. “Wow, I should do this more often, it’s amazing how the rest goes on so comfortably well” – that’s the good feeling about KISS.

Hello World! Welcome To My Brand New Blog!

Hi I’m k.Wasseem and this is my brand new blog. It’s a quite a while now since I wanted to have one and finally after much thought, “my oven” finally baked this one. 😉