Avoiding the Pitfalls of APCu

APCu solves a problem in PHP, which is persistence across requests. Unfortunately, it also comes with a lot of nuances, much like PHP’s comparison operators. APCu’s history traces back to APC. In the wake of the inclusion of opcache (bundled by default beginning with PHP 5.5), most of APC’s functionality became redundant - with the exception of the “user cache.”

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Bay of Fundy tidal turbine to be connected to Nova Scotia power grid

It’s expected a 1,000-tonne turbine in the Bay of Fundy will officially be connected to Nova Scotia’s energy grid on Tuesday. READ MORE: Giant tidal turbine now in position on Bay of Fundy seabed The turbine, part of the Cape Sharp Tidal project, was successfully lowered into position near a test site in Parrsboro, N.S., earlier this month.

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A Complete Guide to Grid | CSS-Tricks

This article was ported over from Chris House’s guide, by Chris himself, who is keeping both up-to-date. Getting started with Grid is easy. You just define a container element as a grid with display: grid , set the column and row sizes with grid-template-columns and grid-template-rows , and then place its child elements into the grid with grid-column and .

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There may be no aloe in that aloe vera you just bought

If you find yourself needing some aloe vera to soothe a sunburn after your Caribbean Christmas vacation, be wary: it may not have any aloe at all. Bloomberg reports that tests it had an independent laboratory perform on aloe vera bought off the shelves at Wal-Mart, CVS, and Target did not contain any traces of actual aloe, though all three listed aloe barbadensis leaf juice as a primary ingredient.

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Donald Trump Personally Blasts the Press – The New Yorker

The fantasy of the normalization of Donald Trump-the idea that a demagogic candidate would somehow be transformed into a statesman of poise and deliberation after his Election Day victory-should now be a distant memory, an illusion shattered. First came the obsessive Twitter rants directed at “Hamilton” and “Saturday Night Live.”

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Hello world!

Welcome to Commit Access. This is your first post. The first of at least a few, ideally bunches. This is where I sit down with & interview WordPress contributors (past & present) who have earned the ability to commit changes directly to the project & it’s surrounding properties (BuddyPress, bbPress, GlotPress, WordCamp,org, WordPress.org, etc…)

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CSS Inheritance, The Cascade And Global Scope: Your New Old Worst Best Friends – Smashing Magazine

I’m big on modular design. I’ve long been sold on dividing websites into components, not pages, and amalgamating those components dynamically into interfaces. Flexibility, efficiency and maintainability abound. But I don’t want my design to look like it’s made out of unrelated things. I’m making an interface, not a surrealist photomontage.

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Sabra recalls hummus that may make you sick

Attention snackers: Put down the carrots. Step away from your hummus. Sabra Dipping Co. is voluntarily recalling dozens of its hummus products because of possible Listeria contamination. The Virginia snack maker on Saturday said it identified Listeria at one of its manufacturing facilities, although not in its tested finished products.

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Air raid hits children’s hospital in Syria’s Aleppo

An air raid has hit a children’s hospital in Syria’s rebel-held east Aleppo, forcing medical staff to evacuate patients, including several newborn babies still in incubators. The moment of the attack on Friday was captured by an Al Jazeera crew, including journalist Amro Halabi, who was reporting on survivors of previous Syrian and Russian bombing raids on rebel-held parts of the city.

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