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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…



Picking an Approach

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Mar. 2, 2016

Fig 1. Several LanguagesI should hope that the majority of people reading this consider themselves polyglots.A polyglot is a person able to speak in many languages; It's almost a requirement of programming that we should know more than one language.Using the right language for the job is a worthy…


Internal Law

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Jan. 9, 2016

Fig 1. Lady JusticeFor all of the last two decades, internals has functioned without any kind of agreement between participants regarding how we should conduct discourse, or how we should represent the project in the community.Recently, our good friend Anthony Ferrara submitted a request for commen…


Bugger

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Oct. 26, 2014

Fig 1. The wrong end of a stick phpdbg is a debugging platform that was merged into 5.6, recently it got some cool updates, and is the first working debugger for PHP7.One chap done all the work required to make it compatible with PHP7, and wrote all the cool new stuff. That was Bob Weinand (@bwoebi…


Who is driving this thing ?

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Oct. 13, 2014

Fig 1. A car crash If nobody has acceptable control over a project, that project will crash. This year PHP celebrates 20 years of existence. For many years PHP has been the most widely used programming language on the web. I think we can say with some certainty that PHP is under control.Quite often…