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A Web Application Firewall (WAF) with PHP and PSR-7?

Web sites and applications are a tempting target for malicious activities. Rather than the classic defacing of a website (to show you hacked) is fast becoming a thing of the past. Today the motivation of attackers is to…

Symfony and Search: Lucene, Solr and Elasticsearch

Search is an integral part of many web applications today. In addition to displaying search results, many content listings and other key functionalities are nowadays powered by search technology. These functionalities a…

State of the LAMP in 2015

The LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) has been the mainstay of millions for web developers for well over a decade. But how is it doing and where is it going? Is calling it LAMP even valid any longer? Let's examine …