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Web Development on Windows in 2018

Written by Jordi Boggiano / Original link on May. 16, 2018

ForewordI have been developing web apps on Windows for the last 10+ years. I ran PHP, Apache then Nginx, MySQL and Postgres, Redis and others. I dabbed in VMs at some point but was always dissatisfied with the experience so mostly this was all running natively on Windows. There were quirks for sure…


PHP Versions Stats - 2018.1 Edition

Written by Jordi Boggiano / Original link on May. 15, 2018

It's stats o'clock! See 2014, 2015, 2016.1, 2016.2, 2017.1 and 2017.2 for previous similar posts.A quick note on methodology, because all these stats are imperfect as they just sample some subset of the PHP user base. I look in the packagist.org logs of the last month for Composer installs done by …


PHP Versions Stats - 2017.2 Edition

Written by Jordi Boggiano / Original link on Nov. 13, 2017

It's stats o'clock! See 2014, 2015, 2016.1, 2016.2 and 2017.1 for previous similar posts.A quick note on methodology, because all these stats are imperfect as they just sample some subset of the PHP user base. I look in the packagist.org logs of the last month for Composer installs done by someone. …


PHP Versions Stats - 2017.1 Edition

Written by Jordi Boggiano / Original link on May. 7, 2017

It's stats o'clock! See 2014, 2015, 2016.1 and 2016.2 for previous similar posts.A quick note on methodology, because all these stats are imperfect as they just sample some subset of the PHP user base. I look in the packagist.org logs of the last month for Composer installs done by someone. Compose…


PHP Versions Stats - 2016.2 Edition

Written by Jordi Boggiano / Original link on Nov. 18, 2016

It's stats o'clock! See 2014, 2015 and 2016.1 for previous similar posts.A quick note on methodology, because all these stats are imperfect as they just sample some subset of the PHP user base. I look in the packagist.org logs of the last 28 days for Composer installs done by someone. Composer send…


Typo Squatting and Packagist

Written by Jordi Boggiano / Original link on Jun. 29, 2016

Earlier this month an article was published summarizing Nikolai Philipp Tschacher's thesis about typosquatting. In short typosquatting is a way to attack users of a package manager by registering a package with a name similar to a popular package, hoping that someone will accidentally typo the name …