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Security update for XAMPP VM solutions (Meltdown security vulnerability)

Hi Apache Friends!

Project zero has recently announced some new attacks that have received a lot of attention: https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.ca/2018/01/reading-privileged-memory-with-side.html.

The risk from these attacks resides in the systems in which your applications run, as opposed to the runtime itself. If an attacker manages to run malicious code on an unpatched OS, they may be able...

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New XAMPP with PHP 7.2.0

Hi Apache Friends!

We just released new versions of XAMPP for all platforms with PHP 7.2.0. This version of PHP comes with numerous improvements and new features such as numeric keys in object/array casts conversions, non-countable objects counting, new typehint object and many more features and changes…

You can download new versions 7.2.0 at http://www.apachefriends.org/download.html.

v7.2.0...

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Developing a PHP application on XAMPP-VM for OS X

XAMPP-VM for OS X is a XAMPP application that lets you run XAMPP for Linux on your Mac using an OS X hypervisor based on hyperkit. As a result, you have a dev environment that's much closer to what you'll usually see in production. Plus, it's very lightweight, as it doesn't require other preinstalled software like VirtualBox or VMware.

Putting together a database-backed CakePHP application on XAMPP...

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