Random phpBB 3 ressources

The documentation of phpBB is catastrofic, but there are some useful resources about specific topics often used in theme and extension development. Here they are randomly sorted.

Fetching remote branch with git

I have been googling about how to fetch and pull a branch from a remote repository, if the branch does not yet exist in the local repository.

The myth of safe permissions

I have noticed, that despite thousands of tutorials and blog posts about unix permissions, many people still don’t grasp the concept of it and think about permissions in the sense of qualitative numbers, where the lower is simply the better. I’ll be talking here specifically about permissions of a php web application, because most of misunderstandings I have encountered, come from this sphere.