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Untangling Fibers

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Jun. 9, 2021

Fig 1. Some FiberFibers are going to be available from PHP 8.1, they were voted in 50 to 14 ... I was one of the 14.I've said before that I think merging Fibers was a mistake, but at this point, it doesn't matter what I think or thought: They are in fact part of the source code, and we have to work…


Avoiding Busses

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on May. 4, 2021

Fig 1. A BusIt's always been the case that there are certain parts of PHP source code that only a few people understand. The Karma system used to help us determine where a contributor could commit code in the source tree; If you had /Zend karma, you had a clue about Zend. Among those people with /Z…


Worthiness

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on May. 1, 2021

My first commit to pthreads was August 28th 2012, while the initial implementation was written rapidly, it had been on my mind daily - because of Java - for maybe a few years. Almost a decade I've spent trying to show that threads in PHP are possible, that despite what everyone says, PHP was an exc…


Being Free

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Oct. 11, 2020

Free, as in free beerThis used to heard all the time, before open source licensing became as organized as it is today, these are the words you would find in LIC.txt ...Do you have any idea how much carbon dioxide is produced in the making of any beer ? It might interest you to know that the yeast…


Tools of the Trade

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Jun. 22, 2020

Before Leonardo da Vinci could create The Mona Lisa, he had to learn to use a paintbrush. As mundane as it seems, there was a day (at least one) when the only things Leonardo could paint wouldn't be worthy of a place on the fridge door.A paintbrush is pretty simple, essentially a stick with some br…


PHP: Past and Future

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Oct. 23, 2019

We can all think of somebody who upon saying the wrong thing, maybe only once, has irreversibly ruined their reputation, possibly even after having apologised for whatever they said. Maybe it's a television presenter, or journalist of another kind, maybe it's not someone in the mainstream media but…