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New `composer audit` Command and security audits in Composer 2.4

New `composer audit` Command and security audits in Composer 2.4

Composer 2.4 brings a new `audit` command that lists reported security issues, and automatic warnings when installing a package with known vulnerabilities.
New `composer bump` Command in Composer 2.4

New `composer bump` Command in Composer 2.4

`composer bump` is a new command introduced in Composer 2.4 that updates the dependency versions listed in `composer.json` file to the current installed versions, making them the new minimum required version.
What's New and Changed in phpMyAdmin 5.2

What's New and Changed in phpMyAdmin 5.2

An introduction to front-end and back-end changes and improvements in phpMyAdmin version 5.2.
Install/Upgrade PHP 8.1 on Ubuntu/Debian

Install/Upgrade PHP 8.1 on Ubuntu/Debian

A comprehensive guide on how to install or upgrade to PHP 8.1 on Ubuntu/Debian based systems.
PHP 8.1 Is Released!

PHP 8.1 Is Released!

Over 120 people helped shape PHP 8.1! Here are some posters to celebrate our loud!
Modern PHP data Encryption/Decryption with Sodium extension

Modern PHP data Encryption/Decryption with Sodium extension

An in-depth guide on public-key and secret-key cryptography with Sodium extension in PHP.
Compressed HTTP Requests with Curl and PHP

Compressed HTTP Requests with Curl and PHP

How to make fast and efficient HTTP(S) requests via Curl using transfer encodings such as gzip, zstd, Brotli, and deflate.
How to compile PHP from source on Fedora/RHEL/etc

How to compile PHP from source on Fedora/RHEL/etc

A comprehensive guide on how to compile PHP from source on Fedora, RHEL, CentOS, etc. operating systems.
Phive: Secure, Easy, and Contained Phar Manager

Phive: Secure, Easy, and Contained Phar Manager

Phive is a PHP tool to easily install, validate, and update Phar archives in a PHP application.
Directory Uploads in PHP 8.1

Directory Uploads in PHP 8.1

With PHP 8.1, it is possible to upload an entire folder from the browser using the `webkitdirectory` attribute.
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