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Protecting Your PHP Source Code

Aug 12, 2007
Category Technology

Time for a Sunday morning nerd out.  If you are a programmer or entrepreneur in a company that develops in PHP watch in horror as the main Facebook source code is released into the wild.  Of course, this could be a hoax, as several commenters assert, but it also sounds like it’s a possibility due to a misconfigured server.  Nik Cubrilovic – who wrote a good detailed post on TechCrunch titled Facebook Source Code Leakedwrote a followup post on his own blog titled Learning from Facebook: Preventing PHP LeakageAh – the joys of scripting languages. I miss the Microsoft Basic Compiler.