PHP Exceptions to Gain Finally Keyword - Finally!

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PHP's exceptions have been around for quite some time now. However, contrary to their cousins in the Java world, they did not feature a finally keyword. Until now.

PHP's Ambitious Plans

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Looking through the PHP source on github, I stumbled upon this preliminary changelog for v5.5. I'm not quite sure what to say ... Good luck?

CentOS v6.2 as Good as Released

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Looks like a bunch of wizards paired up to work on CentOS now: Only eleven days after the release of v6.1, v6.2 is being distributed to the mirrors, bringing CentOS on-par with upstream RHEL.

How to Disable SELinux for Apache on CentOS 6.x


I set up a new development environment using the recently released CentOS v6.1. For various reasons I prefer to switch off SELinux for the Apache Webserver. Coming from CentOS 5.x, I expected to be able to do this via the well known setsebool -P httpd_disable_trans 1. Much to my surprise, SELinux insisted on not knowing that …

Chive v1.0 Released

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Chive, one of the most prominent applications written with the help of the Yii framework has finally reached version 1.0. Chive is a web-2.0-ish clone of the famous phpMyAdmin administrative tool for MySQL. In their own words:
Chive is a free, open source, web-based database management tool, designed to bring joy to web developers - with easy…