Zend Optimizer is now obsolete because it's included in PHP 5.3 and later. It is made available free of charge to users of earlier versions of PHP. Zend Optimizer is loaded as a PHP engine extension. This extension, automatically optimizes PHP scripts, and transparently detects and loads encoded files. Fiverr freelancer will provide Web Programming services and Decode php files encoded with zend guard within 3 days.
We have a website maintained by an old employee and it appears it's encoded by Zend Guard including all backups. I know a little about Zend Optimizer, but never considered it for source protection as I know in the end the bytecode will need to be decoded for the interpreter, and was sure people easily decode optimized files using some software. Now I need to decode some files and I can't find anything but some 'paid services'. We have the ownership of the code and are locked out now for any changes and debugging.
How can I decode our files back? Thanks Orbling, good answer. Formatting and documentation is not a problem. So I'll try a paid service and if they can't, I'll consider the product as a reliable way to sell closed source PHP for future projects; we never entered that market because we thought it would be easy to decode.
The funny thing is when I was researching methods to hide ms-sql code and PHP code, I got a lot of replies from people like 'you don't need to, license agreements are there to protect you', 'that's evil, why do you need to hide your code?' , 'you can't'. =) – Nov 29 '10 at 4:02 •. Epson Linux Drivers Avasys Printer. @SuperDuck The company I was at previously had a policy of always encrypting the central core libraries of PHP websites we developed. The company had major libraries, mainly developed by myself, that provided APIs for all manner of backend functionality - this was deemed company intellectual property and was only licensed to clients for use with the website we developed for them. Epson Printer Reset Software 1410 Radio. If they did not host with us directly, then that low-level API section of the code was encrypted and bound to domain. The rest of the site superstructure left unencrypted so changes could be made.
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