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VAT Validation now for PHP 7.1+

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Aggregated on Wednesday June 7, 2017 - Permalink

When I started my European Commission (EC) VAT Information Exchange System (VIES) project back in 2011, PHP 5.3 was the current version that has given us so much. Earlier that year version 5.2 was announced End-of-Life and everyone was excited about the new features in PHP coming with the 5.3.x releases. But fast-forwarding to today, PHP 7.1 is the latest stable release and PHP 5.6 only gets …

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PHPBenelux Conference 2014 Review

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Aggregated on Saturday February 1, 2014 - Permalink

Past weekend was the 5th anniversary of PHPBenelux Conference and people have known it! With close to 50 speakers, 400 attendees and a massive number of sponsors made this conference a true "epic" event. Not because of the numbers, but because of the social events after each conference day. The theme of the conference was "Carnaval" and like you would expect from any big fair, there were arcade …

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There's no PHP user group here!

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Aggregated on Wednesday February 12, 2014 - Permalink

When going to conferences you always hear "join a local user group, and if there's none in your area you're the person who needs to start one" . But then what? Where do you get started? How do you organise a PHP user group? Basically, you're left in the dark and you're missing out of all the great stuff everyone else can enjoy. So how do you get started? You've attended a conference or visited a …

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I will use this password only once

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Aggregated on Sunday February 16, 2014 - Permalink

Source Flickr: Lou_Lou Chan Sad to see that people still use a single password for all their online accounts. Every day we read about accounts being compromised, major web sites being hacked and personal details stolen. There's not a 100% secure way of securing web sites, there will always be flaws in the system that are beyond your control ( like the latest Target credit card heist ). But …

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Bootstrapping ZF1 application in Apigilty

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Aggregated on Saturday March 8, 2014 - Permalink

Apigility is a Zend Framework 2 tool that provides a REST API management interface, which is very useful if you want to build an API.Apigility can directly connect with your database and offer a full REST API for your application, but in most cases you already have an application build with Zend Framework 1.x (ZF1). Let's assume you have incorporated a lot of business logic in this application so …

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LoneStarPHP 2014 in review

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Aggregated on Wednesday April 30, 2014 - Permalink

Last week I returned from LoneStarPHP conference in Addison, Texas. The first thing I noticed flying over the area that all is flat and very extend. Later I heard from Omni Adams , who came to pick me up at the airport, that this was as a protection measure for storms and tornadoes that appear from time to time. The hotel was Marriott SpringHill Suites Dallas Addison/Quorum Drive which was a …

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