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PHP and JavaScript Innovation Award Report October 2014 Edition - July 2014 nominees - PHP Classes

PHP and JavaScript Innovation Award Report October 2014 Edition - July 2014 nominees By Manuel Lemos This is the October edition of the Innovation Award podcast hangout recorded by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins to comment about theShow More Summary

This is why you should always use braces on conditionals - Paul M. Jones

In issue 65 on Aura.Router, Optional parameters not working as expected?, we can see that the problem was this piece of code from the issue reporter: if(isset($this->route->params["id"])) echo "id = ". $this->route->params["id"]. " "; if(isset($this->route->params["function"])) echo "function = ". Show More Summary

DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014 Report - SitePoint PHP

As has been the pattern of many recent DrupalCons and Camps, DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014 was all about Drupal 8 and the changes that it’s bringing to the platform and community. This has coincided with an increase in attendance at Drupal events (2300 in Amsterdam) and an increasing professionalism to DrupalCons. Show More Summary

How to be a Good Developer - SitePoint PHP

As a PHP developer, or any kind of developer as a matter of fact, you need to constantly improve yourself in this ever-changing industry; you need to learn and use new knowledge every day. What successful developers have in common, is...Show More Summary

ZgPHP Report – What We Learned - SitePoint PHP

Last week was week of WebCamp in Zagreb, Croatia. It’s an enormous free-to-attend conference dedicated to web technologies. ZgPHP was part of that, as we’d already announced in our ZgPHP post not so long ago. The one-day PHP-oriented...Show More Summary

How to Choose PHP Hosting - Lorna Mitchell

I've been thinking a lot about the state of hosting in PHP lately, mostly as a result of working with a few different clients on their setups (including one that bought brand new hosting a month ago and got a PHP 5.3.3 platform), and also being at DrupalCon and meeting a community who is about to make a big change to their minimum requirements. Show More Summary

What’s The Difference Between A “Pivot Table” And An “Association Table”? - Paul M. Jones

An “association table” is a table that joins other tables in a many-to-many relationship. For example, if an Article can have more than one Tag, and each Tag can be placed on one or more Articles, then they are in a many-to-many relationship. Show More Summary

Bitcoin and PHP with Coinbase’s API – Demo App - SitePoint PHP

In part 1, we covered basic installation and usage of Coinbase’s Bitcoin PHP API and the accompanying SDK. In this second and final part, we’ll be building our sample application. Send and Receive Bitcoins Sending or receiving BTC with the Coinbase API is really simple. Show More Summary

Tweaking the Logitech R400 presenter tool on Linux - Derick Rethans

Tweaking the Logitech R400 presenter tool on Linux London, UK Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 09:21 BST This article is a updated version of an earlier one. Last Christmas I received a Logitech R400 presenter tool as a replacement for the php|architect one that has now fallen apart. Show More Summary

1.2 on the home stretch - Symfony CMF

We have been working on finalizing the 1.2 release of the CMF since over a month now but it looks like we are now finally on the home stretch. We encountered some tricky issues in the refactorings we have done to the multilang support in PHPCR ODM. Show More Summary

September 2014 on internals@php - Pascal Martin

Cet article est aussi disponible en français. 730 messages have been exchanged in September 2014 on PHP’s internals@ mailing-list — almost the same number as in August. As a graph representing the number of mails per month for the last...Show More Summary

10 of the Best Self-Hosted Ecommerce Solutions - SitePoint PHP

Having looked at 10 of the best online ecommerce solutions, let’s now explore their self-hosted counterparts. In compiling this list I have considered product quality, features, community support, usage (through and general popularity. Show More Summary

The Truth About WordPress - Brandon Savage

If you ask the average PHP developer what they think about WordPress, you may be disappointed with their answer. Their answer may make you think that WordPress is the bastard child of PHP, totally unloved and unwelcome in the PHP community. They’ll cite code quality, community, even personalities in their argument. I’ve even heard stories […]

What’s The Difference Between Tightly-, Loosely-, and De-Coupled ? - Paul M. Jones

In a tweetstorm that spun up late last week, Taylor Otwell produced the following commentary: look guys I’m “decoupled” because this package doesn’t have composer dependencies!!! HAHAHAHA LOL how many composer packages a given package...Show More Summary

Composer "provide" and dependency inversion - Matthias Noback

This is a response to Peter Petermann's article Composer and virtual packages. First, let's make this totally clear: I don't want to start an Internet war about this, I'm just pointing out some design issues that may arise from using Composer's provide option in your package's composer.json file. Show More Summary

PHP Developer working for Google Launches New PHP Compiler - PHP Classes

PHP Developer working for Google Launches New PHP Compiler By Manuel Lemos Recently it was launched a new PHP compiler named Recki-CT that generates native machine code that can outperform the same PHP code run by Zend Engine or Facebook HHVM. Read this article to learn more about this new PHP compiler, how it works and the plans for its future.

First Aura 2.0 Stable Project Releases! - Paul M. Jones

Exciting news! After a little over a year in the making, the Aura web and CLI project packages saw their first stable 2.0 releases this weekend. This is a major milestone for Aura, as it means not just the core libraries but also the...Show More Summary

How to Use PHPbrew and VirtPHP - SitePoint PHP

We’ve all been in the situation where we have one version installed. Maybe that version is whatever came installed on our operating system. Maybe it is a version bundled into MAMP/WAMP/XAMPP. How do you go about switching that PHP version? How...Show More Summary

Bitcoin and PHP with Coinbase’s API – Basic Usage - SitePoint PHP

Have you ever thought about selling your services in exchange for Bitcoins? It’s not so strange - today, many big players are actually doing it. From OkCupid to KhanAcademy, even Wordpress is accepting Bitcoin. Also, some countries are thinking about it as a currency. Show More Summary

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