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WordPress and PHP 5


Even after three years, WordPress can't mandate the upgrade because of hosts who won't do the same. "Developer convenience is secondary to the convenience of users": that's why developers tend not to hang around for very long. It's easier to swallow as an employee than as a hobbyist/volunteer.

phpsh: interactive PHP shell


When I started using Python I couldn't understand why anyone would ever use the shell; now I can't live without it.

Paamayim Nekudotayim


Paamayim Nekudotayim would, at first, seem like a strange choice for naming a double-colon. However, while writing the Zend Engine 0.5 (which powers PHP 3), that's what the Zend team decided to call it. It actually does mean double-colon - in Hebrew!

WP-Cache 1.0


WP-Cache is extremely efficient WordPress hack --not a simple plugin-- for page caching. It allows to serve hundred of times more pages per second, and to reduce the response time from several tenths of seconds to less than a millisecond.

Sounds like it's better than Staticize.

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