For searching logs, you will often want to see the content surrounding the string you are searching for with grep. (more…)
There are multiple ways to read files with PHP. You can use
file(), file_get_contents(), fsockopen(), or fopen() functions. If you want to read through a file line by line, though, you will want to use one of the latter two and use their pointer to navigate through your file. Get the code.
Setting up a 404 page on your webserver was the easy part. Now you have found that your site or application has begun to exhibit strange behaviors with redirects or variable values or sessions. Find the real 404 Not Found
RSS Feeds. AKA Really Simple Syndication. As a professional web developer of over 13 years, I have to say that I never really understood why anyone would use them. Seemed like a nice idea, but never had any attraction for me.
I still had to work with them all the time because they were “in vogue” and I simply saw them as a way for other a**holes to steal content from legitimate authors. (Side note: if you are here to steal content from other websites, you can choke on something). Strangely, after all this time, I have found that the same mechanism can be quickly used for good …
As with many things in PHP, manipulating strings can be handled a number of ways. I often find myself creating a string of items from an array for presentation on screen or entry into a database. I figured now would be a good time to explore the best method of removing that pesky comma that usually ends up at the end of a looped string (which just so happens to be the wrong way of going about it). The proper way
You want to conceal files in a directory on your webserver. Other internet boards tell you to simply move the stupid thing out of the web directory. Chances are, you would have done that obvious thing had you been able to. Let’s fix that. Find the 404 Not Found
It has been three years ago this month that PHP 5.3.0 was released and quite a few legacy functions became deprecated. Since I have my hands on a serious amount of aging enterprise projects, I can without a doubt say that the most common deprecated function I see is
split(). Upgrade your code inside.