Over the weekend I finally gave SketchUp a try and got pretty wrapped up in it. I was up till 3 Tuesday night putting the finishing touches on my first contribution to 3D Warehouse. Of course it’s a skate spot. A great feature is that you can recreate a scene in 3D using a 2D[...read the post]
Posts from: May 2007
Favorites of the php|tek 2007 slides
I didn’t go, of course (next year hopefully), but I can live vicariously through slides! Ilia Alshanetsky had my favorites: Securing PHP Applications (.pdf) – Comprehensive with good examples. If you read Chris Shiflett, there won’t be a lot new covered, but still a good read. PHP & Performance (.pdf) – Again, covering all the[...read the post]
Running PHP on .NET???
Phalanger is a .NET compiler for PHP5. Yes, PHP code compiled into CLR running on .NET (or Mono), with access to .NET classes as PHP objects (!), and apparently running almost twice as fast as on the PHP CGI. And they’ve implemented enough native PHP functions identically enough to run fairly extensive apps (MediaWiki, WordPress,[...read the post]