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Strategic Archive Extraction with Distill - SitePoint PHP

Perhaps you are building an application which depends on archives; for example, you constantly have to download archives and extract files from them. There are many libraries out there that can help you get files extracted from an archive,...Show More Summary

January 2015 – EU - Nomad PHP

Encryption, It's For More Than Just Passwords Presented By John Congdon January 22, 2015 TIME The post January 2015 – EU appeared first on Nomad PHP.

What's In A Type - Anthony Ferrara

There has been a lot of talk about typing in PHP lately. There are a couple of popular proposals for how to clean up PHP's APIs to be simpler. Most of them involve changing PHP's type system at a very fundamental level. So I thought it would be a good idea to talk about that. What goes into a type? Read more »

Building an Ad Manager in Symfony 2 - SitePoint PHP

Just this once won’t hurt - I am not going to write about Sass but Symfony. I had to do a little bit of backend at work and ended up with an interesting problem to solve, involving quite a lot of things so I thought it wouldn’t be such a bad idea to write an article about it. But first, let me explain. Show More Summary

Defining PHP Annotations in XML - Bernhard Schussek

Annotations have become a popular mechanism in PHP to add metadata to your source code in a simple fashion. Their benefits are clear: They are easy to write and simple to understand. Editors offer increasing support for auto-completing and auto-importing annotations. Show More Summary

January 2015 - Nomad PHP

/Regex makes me want to (weep|give up|(?°?°)?? ???)\.?/i Presented By Brett Florio January 22, 2015 20:00 CST The post January 2015 appeared first on Nomad PHP.

When Rocks Falter - Anthony Ferrara

I've never been a rock. I'm about as passionate as someone can be when I choose to do something. Unfortunately that means I tend to throw myself (my raw unadulterated self) at my interests. It's just who I am and who I've always been. Show More Summary

Usability: Anchors everywhere - Christian Weiske

After adding clickable anchor links to every headline I longed for more: Make it possible to reference every paragraph and list item on my blog posts. Adding IDs The first step was adding an id attribute to every tag I wanted o link. Doing...Show More Summary

Interview with Ross Tuck - Cal Evans

Twitter: @rosstuck Show Notes

In Defense Of Self-Publishing - Brandon Savage

Back in 2009, I signed a contract to write a book. The book was published by php|architect, and was called The PHP Playbook. It was published in 2011. Being my first book, I assumed that going the route of a traditional publisher made sense, but after publishing a book this way, I opted for self-publishing […]

Educate, Don't Mediate - Anthony Ferrara

Recently, there has been a spout of attention about how to deal with eval(base64_decode("blah")); style attacks. A number of posts about "The Dreaded eval(base64_decode()) - And how to protect your site and visitors" have appeared lately. They have been suggesting how to mitigate the attacks. This is downright bad. Read more »

Where are you? Implementing geolocation with Geocoder PHP - SitePoint PHP

GeoCoder PHP The beauty of SitePoint, to me, is that you can get inspired to try something or be told about some cool project out there. The internet is simply too big for one person to scout out on their own. GeoCoder was one of those for me. Show More Summary

Drupal 8 Hooks and the Symfony Event Dispatcher - SitePoint PHP

With the incorporation of many Symfony components into Drupal in its 8th version, we are seeing a shift away from many Drupalisms towards more modern PHP architectural decisions. For example, the both loved and hated hook system is getting slowly replaced. Show More Summary

Brooklyn Beta Opening Remarks - Chris Shiflett

Welcome to Brooklyn Beta. We’re so glad you’re here. Thank you for sharing your day with us. For many of you, this is your first time, and you’ve got some questions. What are we doing here? We don’t know who’s speaking. We don’t know what the schedule is. Show More Summary

Quick Tip: Up and Running with Drupal 8 in Under Five Minutes - SitePoint PHP

In this quick tip, we’ll be installing a local instance of Drupal 8, beta 1. By the end, you’ll have a copy of Drupal that’s not only ready to be extended with Symfony bundles and other packages, but also ready to accept content and display it to end users. Step 1: Prepare Environment Continue reading %Quick Tip: Up and Running with Drupal 8 in Under Five Minutes%

Interview with Andrew Nacin - Cal Evans

Twitter: @nacin Show Notes WordPress DC DC PHP User Group – Meetup DC PHP User Group

Installing Composer Packages - Rafael Dohms

I have been putting together a new talk about Composer, and that means looking around the community, doing loads of research and trying to identify the items that need to be covered in a talk. Mostly I have been trying to identify things...Show More Summary

FUD and Flames And Trolls, Oh My! - Anthony Ferrara

Last weekend I gave the opening keynote at PHPNW14. The talk was recorded, and no, the video isn't online yet. The basis of the talk was centered around community and how we can come together (and how we are drifting apart). But there was one point that I mentioned that I think requires further thought and discussion. Show More Summary

7 Reasons to Choose the Yii 2 Framework - SitePoint PHP

Late last year, SitePoint published an article highlighting the top PHP frameworks. Tied for the number four spot was the Yii (pronounced Yee) Framework. At that time the latest version of the framework available was 1.1.14. Recently,...Show More Summary

Symfony CMF wins CH Open Source Award 2014 - Symfony CMF

The CMF was selected by the swiss open source organisation /ch/open to receive the OSS award. The jury describes the award as follows: "The OSS Awards recognise businesses, public authorities, open source communities and individualsShow More Summary

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