April 2, 2022

New Jigsaw-based Site

My blog was always based on some home-grown CMS I built during my studies in.. checks CV 2007-2008. This was mostly fine but it had no markdown support and it was one more server to manage. I would like to try and write some more content here again so...

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May 16, 2018

Web Development on Windows in 2018

I have been developing web apps on Windows for the last 10+ years. I ran PHP, Apache then Nginx, MySQL and Postgres, Redis and others. I dabbed in VMs at some point but was always dissatisfied with the experience so mostly this was all running natively...

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May 15, 2018

PHP Versions Stats - 2018.1 Edition

It's stats o'clock! See 2014, 2015, 2016.1, 2016.2, 2017.1 and 2017.2 for previous similar posts. A quick note on methodology, because all these stats are imperfect as they just sample some subset of the PHP user base. I look in the packagist.org logs...

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November 13, 2017

PHP Versions Stats - 2017.2 Edition

It's stats o'clock! See 2014, 2015, 2016.1, 2016.2 and 2017.1 for previous similar posts. A quick note on methodology, because all these stats are imperfect as they just sample some subset of the...

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May 7, 2017

PHP Versions Stats - 2017.1 Edition

It's stats o'clock! See 2014, 2015, 2016.1 and 2016.2 for previous similar posts. A quick note on methodology, because all these stats are imperfect as they just sample some subset of the PHP user...

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November 18, 2016

PHP Versions Stats - 2016.2 Edition

It's stats o'clock! See 2014, 2015 and 2016.1 for previous similar posts. A quick note on methodology, because all these stats are imperfect as they just sample some subset of the PHP user base. I...

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June 29, 2016

Typo Squatting and Packagist

Earlier this month an article was published summarizing Nikolai Philipp Tschacher's thesis about typosquatting. In short typosquatting is a way to attack users of a package manager by registering a...

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June 6, 2016

PHP Versions Stats - 2016.1 Edition

Last year I posted stats about PHP versions, and the year before as well, both time in November. However this year I can't wait for November as I am curious to explore the PHP7 uptake! A quick note...

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May 31, 2016

Goddamn it.

It's not often that one messes up really bad. But today is my day apparently. TL;DR: I accidentally wiped a github organization that had a few popular repos on it. But it's all fixed now. I was...

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