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DNSBL terminology will change with upcoming API upgrades

For not long ago, Microsoft owned Github chose to rename the terms “master” and “slave” from its system as the said words are criticized for being racially insensitive. GitHub’s┬ámove came amid ongoing protests against racism in the United States, after … Continue reading

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Taking a new step with an API, with focus on the real applications

I’ve been in need for a generic API tool for long now. It all started for real with v3.x, which is the first “production like” API that is still in use and actually stable, despite the fact that I always … Continue reading

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Real life environment issue requires actions

It was not long ago, I planned to start working with a new API. There’s currently a version 3 out, that handles most DNSBL services and some other services. However, since I am a huge Marvel fan I’ve realized that … Continue reading

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What’s done in spare time (segment catching experiment)

This is a first live example of how to download file segments (for example video files) from a single playlist (like a m3u-manifest) by only using netcurl as a download library, and what sometimes happens on spare time. The project … Continue reading

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PHP 8.0 is now delivered with apt repositories

Last time I checked, PHP 8.0 RC1 had to be manually compiled so tests could join the suite. But I just discovered that PHP 8.0 is now delivered with the “ondrej PPA“. This also means that PHP 8.0 is no … Continue reading

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netcurl 6.1.1 is imminent and ready for PHP8

PHP 8.0 alpha3 was released 23 july and netcurl has been tested together with this release. It turns out that a few changes has been made in the core of curl that enforced a minor patch in netcurl for it … Continue reading

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database driver (tornelib-php-database 6.1.0) is now up to date

It has been planned for a long time now, and the sprint was set to be finished next year. But the project was smaller than I thought so the database connector was released yesterday. The purpose is not – again … Continue reading

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netcurl 6.1.0 just released

8 days left in the planned sprint for release (and this was just a random set date at first). netcurl 6.1.0 just released anyway! But the package has been up and tested for a few weeks already and sould be … Continue reading

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A discussion group is missing an administrator – What can I do?

When Facebook groups loses their administrators/moderators, the group will also suggest a new promotion for the group. Either you could choose yourself, or someone that you think could be “the perfect administrator”. This is normally done with a notice in … Continue reading

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Back to basics with netcurl 6.1

Many of netcurl 6.1 components have been released this week. Dependencies that “we” use to make netcurl more efficient. Many things has been imported from 6.0, but instead of copy local code from the old project (with pride) all code … Continue reading

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