Never thought I will ever come across the use of a microsecond but I did today. In churning out temporary files with a unique filename at a rate of about 16 per second, the microsecond comes in really useful, much more convenient and safe than using random numbers to gain uniqueness. The microtime() function is magic.
Monday, October 29, 2007
Friday, October 12, 2007
This is a good article (see link). What's good:
- Oracle's Ken Jacobs (VP of Product Strategy) expects PHP to strengthen further
- PHP makes up 1/3 to 1/4 of web applications on the internet
- The New OCI8 driver for PHP will up PHP to DB performance
Saturday, October 6, 2007
This article (see Link) "PHP succeeding where Java isn't" is pretty good. Which one dominates does not really matter. Java is my mother tongue, but over the years, I had grown to really like using PHP, mostly for its incredible community, which is less dominant-centric than Java, by the looks of it.