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file_get_contents SSL operation failed with code 1 SSL3_GET_SERVER_CERTIFICATE certificate verify failed

April 29th, 2017
Recently got this message while I was trying to use get_file_contents in PHP. file_get_contents(): SSL operation failed with code 1. OpenSSL Error messages: error:14090086:SSL routines:SSL3_GET_SERVER_CERTIFICATE:certificate verify failed This is… more »

Small comparison of PHP Frameworks

October 11th, 2011
I'm working on a PHP web site and I want to add a user authentication component. In the past I've written hundreds of these things and couldn't be bother to write the same code all over again. You know the story: create user table in the database, add a… more »

Useful B2Evolution SQL

September 20th, 2011
While B2Evolution's search and back office interfaces are excellent they cater for the general use case. Search is a good example of this as there are many things to search for but a limited amount of search criteria in the interface. There are also tas… more »

Upgrading Plesk from PSA_10.2.0 to PSA_10.3.0

July 9th, 2011
I had just had a bit of an "oh shit" moment! So thought I'd blog how I got out of it. Parallels is the company that produces Plesk. On the whole it's a pretty good bit of server software which helps to manage a single machine that supports many virtu… more »

Installing Python 2.7 with MySQL support on Plesk CentOS 5.5

July 7th, 2011
CentOS 5.5 is dependant on Python 2.4. Everything will break if you change it, so we must install a newer version of Python in a different place. Surprisingly my 1&1 CentOS didn't come with gcc installed so I had to install it myself. yum -y i… more »