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Chris Wiegman
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Attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Lives in Sarasota, FL
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I’m a bit of a tool junky. Up until recently I had over 150 apps installed on my computer to handle all the little nuances of development. Frankly it was overkill. The truth is I only really need a few different apps as long as I learn them well. About…
I'm a bit of a tool junky. Up until recently I had over 150 apps installed on my computer to handle all the little nuances of development. Frankly it was o
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Yesterday marked the end of our first full month as Florida residents and, for the first time in a very long time, we finally feel like we’ve found someplace we can call home.
Yesterday marked the end of our first full month as Florida residents and, for the first time in a very long time, we finally feel like we've found somepla
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“All good things must come to an end.” Last week this quote meant more to me than most…

“All good things must come to an end.” Last week this quote meant more to me than most as I turned over the reins to the Better WP Security/iThemes Security project that I had been building since 2010. I am proud to say that as of the 23rd of this month I…
"All good things must come to an end." Last week this quote meant more to me than most as I turned over the reins to the Better WP Security/iThemes Securit
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While it took me a while to implement, I’m happy to say this site is now running completely on HTTPS with a new stack behind it which, with a little luck, will make it both more secure and faster when I get the bugs worked out.
ChrisWiegman.com now runs on HTTPS to provide the fastest, most secure experience possible to all users.
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If you’re looking to speed up your WordPress (or any PHP) website HHVM is one of the best things you can implement. HHVM is a PHP engine, designed by Facebook, that compiles the PHP on your site into a C++ binary allowing it to run at a deeper level than…
How to gracefully handle HHVM crashes using NGINX. This post will show you how to fallback to php_fpm when HHVM fails.
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“Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman
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A little over a week ago I thought I would be able get back to writing after the holidays yet my writer’s block is strong as ever. I do great in the right environment, such as my parents’ condo last week, but as soon as I get home to Austin…. nothing.
A little over a week ago I thought I would be able get back to writing after the holidays yet my writer's block is strong as ever. I do great in the right environment, such as my parents' condo las...
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Tomorrow we return to Texas for the last time as residents. This last week has really reminded me how much I can’t wait to leave it. Don’t get me wrong, the people we’ve met these last three years are incredible but, fortunately, in what I do geographic…
Tomorrow we return to Texas for the last time as residents. This last week has really reminded me how much I can't wait to leave it. Don't get me wrong, the people we've met these last three years ...
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Web Developer
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Web Development, WordPress, PHP, JavaScript, SEO, Blogging, LAMP/LEMP Administration
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  • 10up
    Senior Web Engineer, 2015 - present
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Sarasota, FL
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Developer, writer, pilot, teacher, husband, horrible cook.
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Developed the Better WP Security plugin for WordPress and numerous other open source projects.
Education
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
    M.S. Computer Science, 2007 - 2011
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
    B.S. Aviation Management, 1998 - 2002
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The security of the most popular programming languages
www.net-security.org

A new WhiteHat Security report takes a deeper look into the security of a number of the most popular programming languages including .Net, J

WordPress.com Adds Support For Markdown: Is TinyMCE On Its Way Out?
www.wptavern.com

Today WordPress.com announced that the platform now supports Markdown, the plain text to HTML conversion tool. The syntax was created to be

WordPress Security: Is Your WordPress Site Really Secure? - WPExplorer
www.wpexplorer.com

WordPress security is serious business. Use these tips and our 10 WordPress Security Plugin recommendations to help secure your WordPress in

Here's the Slide That Could Kill Responsive Design
marketingland.com

Responsive design is supposed to make everyone’s life easier: build once and publish across platforms and devices. Google likes and recommen

Why we all need to keep watching iThemes
chrislema.com

Every time you can take something complex and make it easier, people will love you. That's why we all need to keep watching iThemes.

The Top 10 Ways Blogs and WordPress Are Used in Schools | The Edublogger
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Edublogs is built on WordPress – which was once just for blogs. But now, WordPress is used for way more than blogs and powers around 20% of

Private group chat and IM, business and team collaboration - HipChat
www.hipchat.com

HipChat is hosted group chat and IM for companies and teams. Supercharge real-time collaboration with persistent chat rooms, file sharing, a

Schneier on Security: Risk-Based Authentication
www.schneier.com

The risk score estimates the risk associated with a log-in attempt based on a user's typical log-in and usage profile, taking into account t

Click here to support Help Us Help Molly Holzschlag by Mollys Friends
www.gofundme.com

If Tim Berners-Lee is the father of the Web, than Molly Holzschlag is its fairy godmother. Who is Molly Holzschlag? Molly E. Holzschlag has

Google Bots Doing SQL Injection Attacks
blog.sucuri.net

One of the things we have to be very sensitive about when writing rules for our CloudProxy Website Firewall is to never block any major sear

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized
twistedsifter.com

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One

Genesis 2.0 - User Beware
wphighed.org

Those of you that are using Genesis as your parent theme or framework may have noticed that there's a new version available. Genesis 2.0 is

Apple Developer Website Hacked; Developer Names, Addresses May Have Been...
www.macrumors.com

In an email to developers today, Apple revealed that its Developer Center website was breached by unknown hackers and was taken offline last

Funny the way it is: Stranded Dave Matthews hitches ride with fan to show
www.cnn.com

A stranded Dave Matthews hitches a ride with a fan to his show

SSH Brute Force – The 10 Year Old Attack That Still Persists
blog.sucuri.net

One of the first server-level compromises I had to deal with in my life was around 12 ago, and it was caused by a SSH brute force attack. A

Super useful tools for CSS coding | CatsWhoCode.com
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Super useful tools for CSS coding. Published on July 15th, 2013 by Jean-Baptiste Jung. 0 Comments -. When you develop a website or web app,

Ghost – The WordPress of the Future is Here - Weblogbetter - Blog Tips
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Ghost, a brand new open source blogging platform that promises to redefine blogging. Ghost is a startup initiative that gives bloggers what

Of TrueType Font Vulnerabilities and the Windows Kernel
threatpost.com

This month's Patch Tuesday security bulletins called attention to vulnerabilities in the Windows kernel's font-processing engine, which had

Cybercriminals Use Evernote as C&C | threatpost
threatpost.com

At least one group of cybercriminals has taken to Evernote, the popular cloud-based note-taking and data-sharing service, as a base of opera

Better WP Security 3.4.9 - Bit51.com
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Well, time sure has flown lately. I just realized that I haven't pushed any updates to Better WP Security in almost 2 whole months (this is