It's been awhile but we have people back at the table again. Hoping to be more of a regular thing schedule now. This month I am joined by Sara Golemon (@pollita),, and and we talk about the current state of PHP.

Tell us what you think in the curl user survey 2022, now up! - this is our primary way to get user feedback in a wider scale. Your input is vital.

Episode #57: Eric, John, and Oscar try to review the May 2021 issue, Testing Assumptions.

The problem of Conference-Driven-Development: Should I work on the feature or on the presentation first?

If you're currently on a massive server like, you might want to consider moving your account to a smaller server.

You can keep your followers when you change servers, here's how to do it:

You can find reliable servers at (all the servers listed there agree to the covenant at Try to pick one with fewer people.

There are lots of good things about smaller servers:

-Better moderation, because there are more staff per member.

-Smaller servers tend to have more personality, with a village feel.

-The local timeline on smaller servers is much more readable.

-Smaller servers protect the Fediverse as a whole from being taken over, because lots of smaller servers are harder to buy than a few big servers.

-It's easier to make a difference on smaller servers. It's easier to discuss things with the admin and other members.

#FediTips #MastoTips #Fediverse #Mastodon

A tale of a trailing dot - how allowing a dot lead to two curl security vulnerabilities - and more.

Did I tell you trailing dots are evil?

I just noticed "foreach" on npm is controlled by a single maintainer.

I also noticed they let their personal email domain expire, so I bought it before someone else did.

I now control "foreach" on NPM, and the 36826 projects that depend on it.

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Wir rufen auf Vorträge und Projekte für die #froscon17 über unseren Call for Papers und Call for Projects einzureichen! Der #CfP läuft ab sofort bis zum 12. Juni 2022.

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