June 5, 2010

PHP Remains Strong Despite Security Flaws

During the month of May, the PHP community attempted to mop up security flaws in the open-source language. Most of the 60 flaws uncovered would require local server access—in other words, the developer would have to be attacking his or her own server. [login] “PHP was not designed to protect

Beyond Cassandra: Facebook, Twitter and the Future of Application Development

In the past, most companies vigorously defended their copyright protections on internally developed software. But new companies like Facebook and Twitter are turning that practice on its head as they release internally developed code and contribute to a number of open source projects. [login]O’Grady argues that these changes point to