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Recently, I decided to learn the basics of the Symfony (4) framework, so that I could better understand one of my client's applications, and provide better support to it. I never expected to use such a well-rounded framework. Nor did I expect to encounter such an engaged and supportive community. Here's the story.
If you want to create a great quality podcast, then you need to have great audio. And to have great audio, you need to remove all those little things that distract your listener; those things that make your audio sound less than professional, such as breaths and lip smacking. One of the easiest ways to do that, is to use a noise gate. Come learn what it is and how to use it.
I've worked in many roles in my career to date, but whenever I was in a position of management, whether as a project manager or team lead, being distracted (or interrupted) was the norm. There was always a steady stream of people inside the company coming to me with questions or seeking guidance.
One of the most common attack vectors against servers is bruteforce login attempts. This is where attackers attempt to access your server, by trying endless combinations of usernames and passwords. So how do you defend yourself against this kind of attack?
Recently, I've moved into security at ownCloud. As part of the new role, I've had to invest lots of time learning about web application security attack vectors and about applications and tools for testing security.
If you use Sculpin, the excellent PHP-based static site generator, it may not be obvious as to how to configure pagination. In this article, I'll step through how.
This month marks the end of an era for me. It's my last article for PHP Architect magazine. Why's that significant, you may well be asking?
Recently, after four days of a harsh flu, I finished the Ethical Hacking: Understanding Ethical Hacking course, by Dale Meredith. So I wanted to blog about it.
Git is known to be incredibly terse, though it has improved in recent years. What’s more, there’s a plethora of commands that you need to remember. So, why not learn about OhMyZsh and Git Extras and make your life with Git easier!
It's been about a week since I decided to become a security-focused developer, and already clear change is afoot. I'm excited about what's coming. However, it's not been without some challenges.
There comes a time in your life when you have to look yourself in the eye and decide that you're going to stand for something in your career, that you're going to make it mean something. Today, I've made that choice!