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A rant about PHP compilers in general and HipHop in particular.

I’ve worked on phc since 2005, and been its maintainer since 2007. I wrote the optimizer, and nearly everything performance related. I had mixed reactions upon hearing about the release of HPHP [1], the new PHP compiler from Facebook. There … Continue reading

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Introducing Malicious Code Reviews

I’m inventing a new sport today, which I call “malicious code reviews”. I spent a few hours reading some really very bad code, and in retaliation against its author(s), I’m going to code review it [1]. The code comes from … Continue reading

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