Exakat 1.5.5 review

Exakat 1.5.5 Review Exakat 1.5.5 is the sinkterklas version : it brings a lot of speed, reports and analysis on its boat, from Spain. Seriously, Exakat 1.5.5 now reports your HTTP headers for unsafe configuration; it also suggests speed up tricks for fputcsv(), and it recommends using the file() functions, instead of fileget_contents(). Then, Exakat […]

How many parameters is too many ?

How many parameters is too many? Now, that is a classic question, that is often a minefield for anyone writing an increasing long list of argument in a method, or simply trying to set up auditing tools. Obviously, the answer is not immediate. Parameters may be needed, but on the other hands, currying functions allows […]

Exakat 0.11.8 review

Exakat 0.11.8 review Exakat 0.11.8 has been published, as usual on Monday. This week, exakat received its very first PHP 7.2 specific analyzer : PHP 7.2 supports overwriting abstract methods. It goes with all the other PHP 7.2 analyzers that are ready. The Ambassador report now includes reports about framework usage, string encoding and a […]

Exakat 0.11.5 review

Exakat 0.11.5 is out, right after the excellent Darkmira Tour Brazil. Although it delayed the Monday publication, it also gave a list of good ideas and some time in the airport to work on it. So, this version is featuring a new report, called ‘Dependency wheel’, and four new analysis: Avoid typehinting with classes, Could […]