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    Upload progress tracking in PHP5.2

    Published November 28th, 2006

    A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that PHP 5.2 would have support for tracking the progress of file uploads. However, when I went looking for signs of this new functionality I came away empty-handed and rather confused. It’s definitely there in the release notes, but I just couldn’t find any reference to it anywhere […]

    PHP 5.2.0 released

    Published November 3rd, 2006

    Well it’s out (download here). Interesting additions include new Filter, JSON and ZIP extensions, and the previously-mentioned upload progress handling functions (although I can’t seem to find any documentation the the latter). There’s a new error mode — E_RECOVERABLE_ERROR — which allows user-defined error reporting to catch only those errors from which the system can […]

    And the PHP soap opera rumbles on…

    Published October 25th, 2006

    If you’ve been paying attention to the PHP scene then you should be aware that the next significant revision — version 5.2 — is imminent. Or at least, it should be. Of course this is PHP so no new release can be made without at least a bit of drama. It seems that this time […]

    XSLT, parameters, for-each and variables

    Published October 20th, 2006

    Here’s another one of those really obscure things that will probably not be important to anyone at all, ever. Anyway, it took me a while to work it out so I’m going to record it here for future reference. The problem: using XSLT, I wanted to pass a node-tree as a parameter to a template […]

    Enforcing coding standards, automatically

    Published September 21st, 2006

    PHP_CodeSniffer is a nice tool that allows you to define a set of standards for your code, and then detect where those standards aren’t being adhered to. Great for multi-developer projects.

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