episode 123 – fastclick, hhvm, node-io split

nodejs vs io.js – http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/01/14/io_dot_js_version_1_0/

Fastclick: https://github.com/ftlabs/fastclick

HHVM – http://hhvm.com/blog/8405/coming-soon-in-hhvm async mysql support

HHVM – XHP v2 https://github.com/facebook/xhp-lib

 

 

 

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Episode 121: Hitting the Titanium conference, and some new tools to try

https://placeit.net – Place your website in stock photos with ease

http://www.orm-designer.com – Create a visual model and generate code for popular ORM tools (Doctrine, Hibernate, Propel).

http://ormcheatsheet.com – Quick overview of various ORM configs for popular PHP frameworks.

http://ticonf.org/#nyc_location – Heading to the Titanium conference May 9-11

https://metric.io/blog/2014/04/simple-client-side-error-logging

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Episode 120: Quick update, rant about PHP, upcoming interview

Upcoming

Upcoming interview with former Twitpiccer about scaling service up to billions of requests – get your questions in ASAP.

Sass 3.3 released

http://blog.sass-lang.com/posts/184094-sass-33-is-released

Free python screencasts from neckbeard republic

https://www.neckbeardrepublic.com/

New free font : Clear Sans

https://01.org/clear-sans

 

PHP/HipHop/HHVM/Hack/Zephir/etc

Lots of movement happening in the PHP world recently, and I barely scratch the surface of even beginning to make a dent in making sense of it all, but hopefully some of this will be of interest nonetheless 😉

http://www.sitepoint.com/look-hack-php-replacement-hhvm/

http://hacklang.org

https://code.facebook.com/posts/264544830379293/hack-a-new-programming-language-for-hhvm/

http://zephir-lang.com/intro.html

http://www.php-cpp.com

http://hippyvm.com

 

 

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Episode 118: Safe navigation coming to C#, PHP object injection in WordPress

C# may get the safe navigation operator soon!

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jerrynixon/archive/2014/02/26/at-last-c-is-getting-sometimes-called-the-safe-navigation-operator.aspx

Bing Code Search for Visual Studio

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/visualstudio/archive/2014/02/17/introducing-bing-code-search-for-c.aspx

PHP Object Injection in WordPress

http://vagosec.org/2013/09/wordpress-php-object-injection/

Dates are hard – Ben Ramsey

http://benramsey.com/blog/2014/02/dates-are-hard/wdr_118

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Episode 117: XDK, security headers and a bit more

Intel’s XDK cross platform mobile development: http://xdk-software.intel.com

Try out ElasticSearch in a ‘fiddle-like’ environment: https://www.found.no/play/

NightwatchJS browser test: http://nightwatchjs.org

Security headers you should know about: http://ibuildings.nl/blog/2013/03/4-http-security-headers-you-should-always-be-using

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Episode 116 – Foundation 5, DotNetFiddle and more

Puppet vs Chef vs Ansible vs Salt post and discussion

http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/review-puppet-vs-chef-vs-ansible-vs-salt-231308

http://www.alpacajs.org

Zurb Foundation 5 released discussion

Yii framework 2.0 alpha

DotNetFiddle – Fiddle with C# from your browser

 

 

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Episode 115: The confessional, PHP BDD and PHP VCR

PHP BDD Framework: https://github.com/danielstjules/pho

Comparison chart of front-end CSS frameworks: http://usablica.github.io/front-end-frameworks/compare.html

PHP VCR: http://php-vcr.github.io reddit discussion

Protect yourself with different terminal colors based on what server you’re connecting to!

 

 

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Episode 114: Netbeans 7.4, Fontello, and Timing Attacks

Netbeans 7.4 is out.

  • HTML5 development for Android and iOS devices
  • HTML5 development in Java EE and PHP applications
  • Editing support for Knockout and AngularJS frameworks

fontello – icon fonts generator

effekt.css

timing attacks via html5

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Episode 113 – PHP.net compromised, Flexbox in your future?

The PHP.net website was compromised, but we don’t yet know what the exploit was.  No actual code or binaries were affected; the site was just serving up javascript malware.

Healtcare.gov is still a mess, but are there lessons we can learn about project management from it?  Will clients have any new regard for their own project failures in light of the healthcare.gov debacle?

Drawingboard.js will let you easily add a canvas-based drawing element to your sites (can you find the easter egg?)

Is flexbox CSS in your future?  Are you already using it?  Checkout some examples of flexbox in action designed to make your front-end life considerably easier.

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