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A reason why Larry Ullman is awesome

So, if you’re interested in developing with PHP, you should really check out the Yii Framework. And if you like what you see, I strongly recommend Larry Ullman’s Yii Book. While still in the making, you can buy it now and receive the updates as Larry writes and revises the chapters.

Get excited, 3DMark 2013 is here

3Dmark 2013 is now out – download it and make your gaming rigs cry.I ran the benchmark on my rig at stock settings and you can see below my scores and rig specs.My current rigCPU: Intel Core i7-930 Processor @ 2.8GHzGPU: AMD Radeon HD 6870 @ core 900MHz, mem 1050MHzRAM: 6x 1GB DDR3 @ 533MHzHD: 255GB Plextor PX-256M5S SSDOS: Win7 64bitScore: 99314Graphics Score:184875Physics Score: 37909Score: 13889Graphics Score: 26924Physics Score: 5155Score: 3025Graphics Score: 3237Physics Score: 7271Combined Score: 1279My impressionThe eye candy was sexy but I can’t say that I was overly impressed with the tests themselves.

What’s new in WordPress 3.5

WordPress 3.5 should be launching sometime today, and I’ve been quite pleased with the release candidates so far. This update really modernizes WordPress with much anticipated aesthetic and functional improvements. Lets take a look at what’s new. Revamped Media Management I’m sure I wasn’t the only one getting frustrated with WordPress’ dinosaur media uploader and management, and they’ve finally breathed some modern magic into it.