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Sean Coates' Blog:
Security and...Driving? (and Hiring)
January 25, 2006 @ 06:35:49

Sean Coates has posted his opinions on all of the recent talk about the "inherent security flaws" that have voiced that PHP has.

There's been a blip on the PHP blogosphere (think what you will of that word, it's accurate) regarding PHP's "inherent security flaws."

I guess it's time to toss in my 2c (even though I was one of the first to reply to Chris' post on this). Since I like similes, I propose the following: coding is like driving.

He continues the metaphor, stating that no one is a great driver when they first start - the same with coding. There's always a learning process. He also notes that it's not PHP's responsibility to police this inexperience. Experience comes with time and good security in PHP applications comes with experience...

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