Category Archives: PHP

Symfony2 + Varnish-like ESI with Akamai ETS mod_esi Edge Side Include

A quick and simple introduction of testing Symfony2 with Akamai’s Edge Side Includes testing server. Continue reading

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Simple Cloud – Error Handling Not Portable

In my previous article about the lack of exceptions in PHP libraries, I came across an inconsistency with Simple Cloud‘s API (now known as the Zend_Cloud component) between file storage adapters. The issue is that Windows Azure and Nirvanix storage … Continue reading

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Lack of Exceptions in PHP Libraries

Why are new PHP libraries still failing to fully utilize exceptions? Is it PHP4 compatibility? Speed? Maintain the API across exception-less languages such as C? Simply because most developers still don’t effectively use exceptions? It’s a shame that PHP exceptions … Continue reading

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CentOS 5.5 + PHP 5.3.3 + PHP-FPM + APC + nginx (yum RPMs)

Quick[est] HOWTO for CentOS 5.5 on installing PHP 5.3.x and APC running via PHP-FPM through nginx all from RPMs using yum and the EPEL + IUS Community repos. Continue reading

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Neo4j REST API and PHP

I was trying out Neo4j due to my curiosity of the graph specialization. Although Neo4j is not designed to run stand-alone like a database server there is a sub-project that adds a REST API to allow non-Java applications to make … Continue reading

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