Welcome to 2015! Hopefully everyone had a great New Years Eve and is gearing up for 2015. There’s been a slew of PHP related news over the last week or so and we’ve got it wrapped up just for you.
How we made editing Wikipedia twice as fast
The Wikipedia foundation switched to running HHVM and the results are nothing short of impressive. They’ve provided a full breakdown of the process, considerations, and results. Read More >
PHP’s new hashtable implementation
PHP7 is getting a new implementation for it’s venerable hashtable data structure. @nikita_ppv who wrote the new implementation explains the details of the PHP5 version and how the new one is better across the board. Read More >
PHP Install Statistics
Is the version of PHP you’re running secure? Statistically probably not. @ircmaxell runs the numbers to analyze what portion of PHP installs are probably running insecure versions.
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