obfuscating PHP code

Recently I needed to obfuscate PHP code. Nothing fancy, no bullet-proof protection needed. The goals were: * complicate removing of license protection by an ...
January 29, 2007

Textual Confirmation

I've got stuck in phpBB. I've just announced new anti-spam hack: Textual Confirmation. Yet another must-have for phpBB. Discussion on
October 29, 2006

Unit testing for phpBB

I was writing a MOD for phpBB, and at some moment I found I can't go further without unit testing. I found it's quite a hard task because phpBB is written wi...
October 21, 2006

unit testing for PHP

At some moment, I found that I'm afraid of writing new code. The reason was simple. I wrote in PHP and, obviously, without unit testing. I got the programmer...
October 17, 2006

shared phpBB installation

I have several domains, some of them need a phpBB forum with modifications being added permanently. It's inconvenient to maintain several copies of the same ...
September 20, 2006

phpBB Antispam HOWTO

Supporting community sites causes pain. One of the new pains is phpBB spam. I've collected my recommendations in the article "phpBB Antispam HOWTO".
July 10, 2006

alternative bbAntiSpam description

Recently I submitted bbAntiSpam to, and now it is accepted. The site owners, however, have re-written the description: This hack makes it so...
June 14, 2006

publishing code in WordPress

WordPress blog engine automatically adds typography to postings. For example, it changes two dashes to the long dash, changes the usual quotes to different s...
June 02, 2006

spam-free phpBB

I'm an owner of a small phpBB forum. Some time ago I was so tired of spam, that spent some time looking for a solution. I didn't find anything I like, so I'v...
April 27, 2006