Version 2.2.0 of my PHP Password Validator [https://www.garybell.co.uk/projects/] has been released. There is a fix to replace the supported PHP versions and Packagist version badges within the README.md file with just images rather than link anywhere. The big change for this release,
PHP Password Validation
All updates and information for a PHP password validation project. This is a PHP port of the [Go Password Validator](https://github.com/lane-c-wagner/go-password-validator) by Lane Wagner.
Short announcement about my PHP Password Validator project [https://www.garybell.co.uk/projects/]. Version 2.1.0 has been released. It only bring support for PHP 8 [https://www.php.net/releases/8.0/en.php], with no additional changes. There's no immediate reason to upgrade, but
I read a post on dev.to [https://dev.to/wagslane/how-to-correctly-validate-passwords-most-websites-do-it-wrong-l46] about how most websites validate passwords incorrectly. The premise of it centres on this well known strip on xkcd [https://xkcd.com/936/]. Basically things which look like complicated passwords, in this case Tr0ub4dor&3 , aren'
One of my projects [https://www.garybell.co.uk/projects/] is a password validator for PHP which uses the entropy of a password to determine its strength. It was originally written as a quick port of another project, but required a lot of overhead to implement. By that, I mean