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PHP and Security

Written by Cal Evans / Original link on Aug. 23, 2007

Dear Reader, I received an email today from a gentleman who is preparing to give a talk and needed to understand what is being done to make PHP more secure. He told me in his email that he understands that most of the problems these days were not problems with the language. He wanted to […] The pos…


Attracting Talent

Written by Cal Evans / Original link on Aug. 22, 2007

Dear Reader, (UPDATE: I podcasted this blog at DevZone) Yesterday on FaceBook, someone asked this question. What does it take to get a talented person to join a startup. Here was my response to them, expanded a bit since I’ve got more room here. I don’t pretend to speak for all professions here, ju…


Speak English, not Marketeese

Written by Cal Evans / Original link on Aug. 20, 2007

Dear Reader, Of late I’ve noticed a disturbing trend, people talking about “Web 3.0”. I’ve received IMs, Facebook questions, and most recently, this blog on what Web 3.0 really is. Enough! Someone ask me the other day why the term Web 2.0 took off where “Semantic Web” faltered. The answer is easy.…


I’m in Print Again!

Written by Cal Evans / Original link on Aug. 14, 2007

Dear Reader, w00t! I’m back in print. It’s been a long drought (10 years since my last FoxPro Advisor article?) but I’m BACK BABY! Everybody reading this blog (both of you) rush right out and buy a copy of php|architect. Then, after an appropriate amount of time, write them and tell them how wonder…