End of november 2016 I took a look at the AIRTAME wireless presentation HDMI dongle's internal software and found some security issues with Firmware version 2.1.1.

Many of the configuration URLs allow unauthenticated access, even when a device control management password is set. It is possible to read out all configuration including the Wi-Fi password, overwrite all settings. Everyone may change the firmware update channel (alpha/beta/ga), start a firmware upgrade or...
PHP Articles Report March 2017 Edition
By Manuel Lemos
This is the March 2017 edition of the podcast hangout recorded by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins to comment on the latest outstanding PHP articles published recently.

In this edition they discuss articles about the difference between using the old MySQL extension, MySQLi and PDO, controlling an Android device using PHP code running on the device with...
This is the second installment in a series of articles about Symfony 4. The first one was about the current limitations of the Symfony Distribution model.

Monolith projects versus micro-applications; a never-ending debate. Both ways to develop applications are fine in my book. Symfony supports both. Even if the Symfony Standard Edition is probably more suitable for monolith projects as it depends on the symfony/symfony...
Laravel Socialite is a package developed to abstract away any social authentication complexities and boilerplate code into a fluent and expressive interface.

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Socialite only supports Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Github, and Bitbucket as OAuth providers. They won't be adding any others to the list, however,...