PHP

PHP 5 and Beyond

I enjoy developing in PHP 5, for its improved object oriented design and XML support. PHP 6 is slated to have additional useful improvements like built-in Unicode, built-in caching, and increased security out of the box (no register_globals, magic_quotes, or safe_mode). Here are other improvements I’d like to see in a future version of PHP: …

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Password protecting MediaWiki with mod_auth_mysql

MediaWiki is the powerful software on which Wikipedia and many other sites are built. It does not, however, come with the option to password protect pages from being viewed. (It can password protect pages from being edited.) If you need to setup a private, members-only wiki for internal use, here is how you can do …

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