"PHP" tag
lighttpd + SQLite

lighttpd & SQLite: A Lightweight Web Server and Database Platform

This article demonstrates the setting up of a lightweight Web server and database platform, using the lighttpd Web server and the SQLite database management system (DMS) instead of the LAMP stack. These two…

WordPress plugin development

WordPress Plugin Development Basics

WordPress is by far one of the best content management systems, with a fantastic framework for customisation. The use of plugins, themes and multi-site options has made it very attractive. In this article,…

The eyeOS desktop

Demystifying the Cloud with eyeOS

It’s another day in your life with technology and you keep hearing people talk about “Cloud this…” and “Cloud that…” or  “Just store it in the cloud!” So what exactly does the term…

Dr Manas Fuloria, co-founder and executive VP, Nagarro Software

Open Source Jobs, Open to Freshers at Nagarro

Nagarro is an outsourcing company that specialises in high-quality business-critical software, and is known for its extensive use of open source solutions. Nagarro is planning to add to its FOSS team, and it…

Homepage of website

How WordPress Saved the Day

One fine day, the most formidable teacher in the school summons me. I go to her thinking these are my last few minutes in school. However, when I arrive, I’m pleasantly surprised: there’s…

VirtualBox on a browser

phpVirtualBox — Accessing VirtualBox from a Browser

This article introduces phpVirtualBox, an open-source, AJAX and PHP-based implementation of the Oracle VirtualBox user interface

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‘Microsoft’s Working Towards Establishing a Long-term Community Connection’

“Microsoft is open to openness,” says Vijay Rajagopalan, principal architect in Microsoft’s interoperability team. The LINUX For You team caught up with him to find out the truth behind this assertion, and to…

File uploads

Secure Upload Methods in PHP

Here’s how to deal with file upload attacks against sites developed in PHP, and how to write more secure code to prevent these attacks. In most Web applications, developers provide upload file functionality…

Security measures

Securing Apache, Part 2: XSS Injections

In the previous article in this series, we started our journey to a secured Apache by dissecting its internals. We then looked at various attacks against Web applications via injection flaws, beginning with…

Lock it up!

Securing Apache, Part 1: The Basics

Targeted at readers with Web security concerns, information security experts, systems administrators and all those who want to jump-start their careers in Web security, this series of articles intends to cover the strengthening…

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