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PHP 5 Power Programming by Derick Rethans, Stig Sæther Bakken, Andi Gutmans

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A.30. Tools and Utilities

Tools and Utilities for PHP or written in PHP

A.30.1. crack

Repository: - License: Artistic -

“Good Password” Checking Utility: Keep your users' passwords reasonably safe from dictionary based attacks

A.30.1.1. Description

This package provides an interface to the cracklib (libcrack) libraries that come standard on most unix-like distributions. This allows you to check passwords against dictionaries of words to ensure some minimal level of password security.

The crack extension requires cracklib (libcrack) 2.7, some kind of word dictionary, and the proper header files (crack.h and packer.h) to build.

A.30.2. fann

Repository: - License: PHP -

Artificial neural networks

A.30.2.1. Description

Fann (fast artificial neural ...

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