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What Is Correct Locale Tag? en_US vs. en-US

How would you thank your user? How would you know what language he is using? And finally, how would you distinguish one language variant from the other (US english from GB english)? For all that cases you need locale tag. It is designed to store every information important to proper localization. We have many standards out there, but only one can be considered true standard.

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10 Reasons To Go To PHPCon

Hi! On 13-15th November 2015, I had the pleasure to attend to the biggest polish conference for PHP programmers together with Łukasz from LB blog. It was my first time with those people despite the fact, that I’m involved in PHP for some years now. That congress showed me that community is a must-be for every programmer. Without community we won’t be progressing in our technical solutions. In this article you’ll read what is PHPCon and what are 10 reasons to go there.

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Mobile Number Validation – How To Do It Right?

I don’t know about you, but i get lots of e-mail everyday. I mean LOTS. Some of them are short reminders that reside in my inbox for days to actually remind me of something. If I could choose, I would prefer to receive reminding SMS. It’s more interruptive, but reminders should work this way :)

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Everything You Need to Know About Cookies: Part 3. Explicit or Implied Consent?

Everybody’s wrong in complying with EU cookie law. Seriously, there’s no one who would comply with it in 100%. In this article you’ll understand why. At the end you’ll also know differences between implied and explicit consent, and when you can use it on your website. Let the journey into EU legislation begin!

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Globalization Without Internet: The Story of First Computer Virus

My brother told me great fun fact to begin with. Did you know about this specific type of fungus which is hunting for insects? Infected insect is slowly becoming a zombie without his own will. The same with our infected computers. When you get virus, your PC is joining others in global zombie botnets.

Today i have something special for you. It will be the story of first computer virus full of plot twists. Where does it come from? Who wrote it? Is the story about killer fungus real? ;) Continue reading!

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Everything You Need to Know About Cookies: Part 2. Types of Internet Cookies

In first article you learned what are cookies and where the name come from. Also, I briefly explained how UE treats cookies and where they see potential problem. But most important for me and you is information how to properly comply with EU cookie law.

Depending on cookie type, UE treats it in different way, so you should know all of this usages. That’s what you’ll learn in this article.

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Everything You Need to Know About Cookies

Do you remember cookie monster? That one guy from Sesame Street which was eating any amount of cookies in violent manner? Well, EU took special interest in the matter of cookies. Now offering a cookie must be overt.

In May 2011 new EU (European Union) directive about website cookies came into effect. Everyone whose website is hosted within EU or targeted towards EU citizens must comply with it. It means, that you have to ask your website users for consent when storing cookies on their computers.

In this article series I’ll cover what are cookies, what kinds of them we are using, and what’s the difference between implied and explicit consent. At the end, You’ll also know when you don’t need to ask for consent and how to properly comply with EU cookie law on your website.

Enjoy!

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