At his presentation “Encryption: It’s For More Than Just Passwords”, a member asked about rolling their own security by running MD5 multiple times to obscure how things are done. At the time, a clear explanation wasn’t available. John took time to try and clarify more on his blog, Encryption: Trust The Experts, Don’t Roll Your Own.
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April 24, 2013: This was another practice session for my upcoming presentations at php|tek. My second talk is about encryption, and just like last week, I walked away with more ammo to improve my talk. Luckily for me, there was a smarter member than I there to help fill in the holes of my presentation. And it was fun, lots… Read more →
April 17, 2013: I, John Congdon, will be giving this presentation to the php|tek community in May. So I took the opportunity to get my presentation ready early, and practice in front of the group. I am so happy I did this. My vision for the presentation was so far from the expectation of the audience that is was extremely… Read more →
March 14, 2013: The group started on an Open Source project called Group Topics. We took this meeting to discuss the project and to start working on it. It turned out to be another setup meeting, as we helped some members understand and use GitHub and Virtual Machines (via Vagrant). Overall, it was another great learning experience. The majority of… Read more →
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Mira Mesa Area in San Diego We have San Diego PHP Job Openings and are hiring developers of all skill levels. Open Positions: Backend Software Developer Build libraries and modules in PHP to be used for the Front End Developers. You’re the brains that figure out the hard stuff such as the logic and rules needed to make sure the… Read more →
A quick video of an Open Source project I help start with my San Diego PHP User Group. This is a graphical representation of the Github commits so far. Start the project back in Feb 2013.
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Came across a good post today. Worth the read. This is just a small post in response to this tweet by Julien Pauli (who by the way is the release manager for PHP 5.5). In the tweet he claims that objects use more memory than arrays in PHP. Even though it can be like that, it’s not true in most… Read more →