Articles tagged with "php"

Creating monsters with closures
Wednesday, Jan 6th 2016

Have you ever thought about building a new object instance using methods from other object instances?

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Autoloading specific files with Composer
Thursday, Apr 9th 2015

Sometimes you just want Composer to autoload a specific file for you when you need to bootstrap your application. Here's how.

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Password handling: A primer
Wednesday, Apr 8th 2015

I'm still seeing MD5() and SHA1() being recommended for hashing passwords online. So I thought a primer might help shed some light on a better way to do it.

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password_hash(): Stop salting your passwords!
Thursday, Apr 2nd 2015

You should be allowing the password_hash() function to create dynamic salts for you. Here's how and why.

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Passwords. Are you doing it right?
Monday, Mar 30th 2015

With Mashable reporting this week that Uber logins can be bought online for $1 it's high time to check how you handle passwords in your PHP app.

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