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Wicked Cool PHP 131

Michael J. Ross writes "Web developers familiar with a particular programming language, such as PHP, typically turn to books and forums for assistance only when they confront a specific problem that they believe has probably been encountered by many of their peers in the past, and who have published their answers in print or online. Hence the growing popularity of programming "cookbooks", which eschew flowing narratives in favor of self-contained problem descriptions and solutions. One example of a book that combines both styles is Wicked Cool PHP: Real-World Scripts That Solve Difficult Problems, by William Steinmetz with Brian Ward." Keep reading below for the rest of Michael's review.
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Submission + - Suprnova back up and running (suprnova.org)

Chris writes: Just a few weeks after the announcement that the guy's of The Piratebay are going to relaunch Suprnova.org the page is finally up with a beta version. Aside of the usual greeting they also hailing the non-internet loving companies with a explanation "how it works"...

Whatever you sink, we build back up. Whomever you sue, ten new pirates are recruited. Wherever you go, we are already ahead of you. You are the past and the forgotten, we are the internet and the future. y'arr!

Comment Same problem, different approach (Score 1) 449

I had the same problems a few people above mentioned. But since memory requirements are rising and rising I now bought a ATX casing, added 5 hard discs to a Raid 5 (approx. 2.5TB).

More information:

  • OS: Gentoo Linux
  • Windows/OS X shares: Samba
  • Linux shares: NFS

Surely, not the cheapest approach, but I think something like this will last longer (more space, does not "die" when the original machine becomes obsolete) than a normal shared disk and I can also use it as a print server, bittorrent client and so on.


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