After some very successful photo sessions in Africa, my collection counted like 2000 photos. I was quite happy since most of them were good to show to my friends.

Once in the evening I open my Picture folder in Ubuntu and found that it is empty. Completely empty, nothing was there. I was totally destroyed, shocked.

But I stayed optimistic, since nothing is lost without tracks, even in some cases it is very hard to destroy piece of information.

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In this article you will learn about the possible use xdebug by system administrators of web-servers.

If you administer a web-server,  often face problems that ordinary users of the site called “slow” or “dead-slow” Of course, this is a very important issue that could have serious financial consequences for the website owner. This formulation is sufficient to begin the investigation.

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Recently I took part in integration project and faced interesting problem. PHP application that I deploy must communicate with Informix database for data selecte. This php application aims to corporate market, so its not a extraordinary case. I see that it may require connecto to Oracle or DB2 in near future.

Yes, PHP itself has wide choose of database connectors, which is a good option to have native database support. The only problem is that most of them are used so rare that are usualy not compiled in all modern Linux destributos. For example in Ubuntu server 12.04 there are five most pupular php5-sybase php5-interbase php5-mssql php5-mysql php5-pgsql.

Thinking of it, I found one interesting solution.

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Forms, forms, forms… This is essential part of the Web and probably main reason why servers-side technology like Perl, PHP appeared. But things didn’t change much from the time I wrote my first Form handler using PHP3.0.18.

In this post I want to share some of my tricks of handling forms. Yes, it requires JavaScript enabled, which, truly speaking, is already a must have for 99.99% of sites for a long time.

Big advantages is that it really simplifies things on client and server side. Welcome reading…

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