Installing Memcache On Windows For PHP

Installing memcache on Windows XP / Vista is kind of like voodoo for those of us who are not disciplined with compiling code from source. I initially attempted to install memcache a few months ago after reading a few articles about how much performance it can pump into your web application. The problem is that …

file_get_contents() [function.file-get-contents]: Unable to find the wrapper "https"

I’m working on setting up credit card processing and needed to use a workaround for CURL, and the following code worked fine when I was using the test server (which wasn’t calling an SSL URL), but now when I am testing it on the working server with https, it doesn’t work ("failed to open stream").