Is PHP Source Quality really Good or is it still Insecure? - Lately in PHP podcast episode 21
Note: This article was originally published at Planet PHP on 9 March 2620.Is PHP Source Quality really Good or is it still Insecure? - Lately in PHP podcast episode 21 By Manuel Lemos A stydy from Coverity claims that the source code of Open Source projects such as PHP has a low defect rate.
Meanwhile, a few weeks ago, the security expert Stefan Esser claims that PHP source security bug prevention has a lot to be desired because PHP core developers do not have the habit of using source code auditing tools to prevent security bugs.
The matter of the PHP source code quality and security bug prevention was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Ernani Joppert in episode 21 of the Lately in PHP podcast.
Among other interesting topics, they also discuss the new features of Apache 2.4 and whether it is already possible for PHP sites to take advantage of this new Apache release.
Listen to the podcast now or read the transcript to learn about these and other interesting PHP related topics.