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Are Bitwise Operators Still Relevant in Modern PHP? - SitePoint PHP

Many of you probably scratched your heads reading this title. "Bitwhat?" In this article, we'll look at what bitwise operators are, and whether or not their use is still relevant in this modern age of computing. Example Use Case I'd been trying to really understand bitwise operators for a long time, until an example made it click for me. Show More Summary

ZendCon 2017 - Zeev Suraski

First of all, a big Thank You to everyone who sent their interesting, inspiring or peculiar PHP stories - I can't wait to share them with the world!  And if you still have an interesting PHP-related story to share - how it helped affect...Show More Summary

Why MVC doesn’t fit the web - Paul M. Jones

[MVC is] a particular way to break up the responsibilities of parts of a graphical user interface application. One of the prototypical examples is a CAD application: models are the objects being drawn, in the abstract: models of mechanical parts, architectural elevations, whatever the subject of the particular application and use is. Show More Summary

Refactoring Done Right - Nomad PHP

November 2017 Presented by Brandon Savage (@brandonsavage) Date: November 16, 2017 Time: 20:00 CST 18:00 PST, 3:00 CET (Nov 17), 2:00 GMT (Nov 17) Not sure of the time in your area? Check it on Everybody talks about refactoring,...Show More Summary

API Tips From the Frontline - Nomad PHP

November 2017 - EU Presented By Anna Filina November 16, 2017 20:00 CET The post API Tips From the Frontline appeared first on Nomad PHP.

How to Master Your API Workflow with Postman - SitePoint PHP

Building good APIs is hard, and anyone who had the chance to do so can relate to this. A project can easily grow to become a mess. One can keep trying to adopt an approach to make it more enjoyable, like trying a documentation-firstShow More Summary

PHP 7.2.0 Beta 3 Released - PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.2.0 Beta 3. This release is the third and final beta for 7.2.0. All users of PHP are encouraged to test this version carefully, and report any bugs and incompatibilities in the bug tracking system. Show More Summary

Preparing a Leanpub book for print-on-demand - Matthias Noback

During the last few days I've been finishing my latest book, Microservices for everyone. I've used the Leanpub self-publishing platform again. I wrote about the process before and still like it very much. Every now and then Leanpub adds...Show More Summary

The “Micro” Framework As “User Interface” Framework - Paul M. Jones

(The following is more exploratory than prescriptive. My thoughts on this topic are incomplete and in-progress. Please try to treat it accordingly.) l;dr: “Micro” frameworks are better described as “user interface” frameworks; perhaps...Show More Summary

PHPBot – Can a PHP Bot Help You Look up Documentation Faster? - SitePoint PHP

I came across PHPBot the other day (not to be confused with Botman or Fondbot) - a "chatbot" which helps you look up PHP manual entries and generates example code for them. If you follow me on Twitter, you know I don't believe in chatbots...Show More Summary

A Practical Introduction to Snapshot Testing - Nomad PHP

Speaker: Freek Van der Herten @freekmurze The basic idea of snapshot testing is that you compare the output of your code against a file that’s written on disk. That file is called a snapshot. If the output of your test matches up with the contents of that snapshot, it succeeds, otherwise, it fails. Show More Summary

Duolingo for PHP – How Much PHP Can Apps like Mimo Teach? - SitePoint PHP

Mimo is an app which claims to teach coding "on the go". As a long time Duolingo user, I could relate to this approach - particularly as I was becoming increasingly interested in achieving some degree of basic Swift literacy in the coming...Show More Summary

Why Apache Benchmark Is Not Enough - Qafoo - PHP

You are working for months on a new web application or e-commerce system and usually a few weeks or just days before the launch a complete enough feature set is running on a production-like system so that you can run a realistic load-test. Show More Summary

Checklist For A Reliable Load-Test - Qafoo - PHP

Setting up a load-test that produces results you can rely on is not that simple. But without realistic test-results you cannot be sure that your application handles sudden increases of traffic, rapid spikes or even the initial go-live. Show More Summary

Precision Through Imprecision: Improving Time Objects - Ross Tuck

tl;dr When creating value objects representing time, I recommend choosing how finegrained the time should be with your domain experts and round it off to that precision in the value object. When modeling important numbers, it’s considered good form to specify the precision. Show More Summary

PHP Tip of the Week: Code as Config - Nomad PHP

This week’s tip is going out to both Nomad PHP and Nomad Mage because the person who wrote the blog post is an active member of both communities. Stephan Hochdörfer recently penned short blog post introducing an interesting concept that he and bitExpert are espousing. Show More Summary

Methods Of Teaching - Qafoo - PHP

There are many different ways to teach topics of software developments. From recorded lectures to pair programming. Over the time we tried many of them with different customers and different topics. I want to provide you with an overview of what worked best for us for which topic.

What Are the Workflows of Prominent PHP Community Members? - SitePoint PHP

Workflow refers to both the process and the tools that are used in this process. Almost every developer comes up with a process of creating and finalizing the project deliverables. This process is implemented through a set of tools that the developer comes up with through trial and error. Show More Summary

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