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Bulgaria PHP Conference – Day 2 Recap

Today was the last day of the Bulgaria PHP Conference and after my Day 1 review, here’s my recap post from Day 2. First off, I’d like to thank the organizers for the splendid event – great organization, incredible speakers list, solid WiFi, several areas for hanging out and a great atmosphere – looking forward to the 2016 version!…

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Bulgaria PHP Conference – Day 1 Recap

Bulgaria is hosting its first official Bulgaria PHP Conference this weekend and I was honored to attend and present my WordPress Core Architecture talk today. I usually don’t do recaps here – mostly because lots of my readers attend WordCamps with me, watch the talks on WordPress.tv, follow Twitter hashtags and so forth, or I go to other…

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Xdebug for Fedora with PHP 5.3

In February I wrote a guide on setting up Xdebug for Eclipse usage under Ubuntu. Using a neat debugger while exploring an existing WordPress project is a must and among the two possibilities (the Zend one or Xdebug) I use Xdebug. However, setting it up on my ThinkPad took a bit more time due to…

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eval() error check

We all know how dangerous eval() is in terms of security, but still it is the necessary evil sometimes. I’ve been developing a script last week that required eval() execution. I did pretty granular input validation with regular expressions and known troubleish test cases. Still, some expressions passed to the eval() function were prone to…

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