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Comment Wrong business model (Score 2) 278

I think this price is too high. A VR helmet should not be a goal, but a means. VR games should be the goal. If you want VR to be a success, a VR helmet should be available for many people. $599 (for me it will be €699), is simply too much money for too many people. What they should have done is make the helmet relatively cheap and let game developers pay a small fee to have support for that helmet in their game. Or a business model comparable to those of 3D engines. So, you pay a big portion of the price of the helmet during the actual purchase of the helmet and pay the rest in small portions with every game you buy. That makes the helmet available for many people, which will make VR more interesting for game developers. Is seriously thing $599 is a missed chance.

Comment Re:WHY?!? (Score 1) 66

Hmm, you're absolutely right. I must admit that I didn't read the article well enough. I guess I've grown too tired of this shit to read it all carefully. However, it doesn't really matter. SQLi, XSS, CSRF, file inclusion, remote command execution, it's all the same shit to me. Incompetent developers only caring about getting it to work, not knowing what they're actually doing. The result of their fumbling is still the same.

Comment WHY?!? (Score 4, Insightful) 66

Seriously, how can this still be possible?? Don't developers ever learn? Use / develop a secure database driver and let ALL your database queries go though that driver. And when I say ALL, I actually mean ALL!!! We've had SQL injections 20 years ago. There is no excuse to have your application vulnerable for this ancient shit! Really.

I know that my rant tells nothing new, but as a security professional, this shit is really starting to annoy me. I see this shit every week. And because of developers not being able to write secure code, companies get hacked, personal information gets stolen, governments act tough and come up with all sorts of security theater bullshit which results in my privacy getting invaded. So, yes, incompetent developers fucking their shit affects me personally! I really hate incompetent developers...

Comment Not relevant (Score 4, Insightful) 39

I don't care about these results, for the simple fact that nothing guarantees that Facebook won't make any changes to HHVM in the future that is beneficial for Facebook, but adverse for all other PHP based webapplications. PHP 5 is fast enough for me. PHP 7 being significantly faster is more than good enough.

Comment Re:PHP (Score 1) 193

This is not a PHP thing, but a bad-developer thing. You can write the same crap in Java, .NET, Python or any language you want. PHP is easy to learn, easy to use and easy to deploy. That's why it has become so popular. Because PHP has so many users, it also has many incompetent users and incompetent users publishing their incompetence in bad tutorials. That's not PHP's fault.

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