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Earning more money as a PHP freelancer - Brandon Savage

Occasionally folks will ask me, “what does it take for me to earn more money as a freelancer?” They want to know if I have a magic bullet, or if I’ve learned anything through my travels in the business world. The truth is that there’s only one thing you can do to increase your revenues […] The post Earning more money as a PHP freelancer appeared first on

The beginner's guide to contributing to a GitHub project - Rob Allen

This is a guide to contributing to an open source project that uses GitHub. It's mostly based on how I've seen Zend Framework, Slim Framework and operate. However, this is a general guide so check your project's README for specifics. TL;DR Skip...Show More Summary

SQL vs NoSQL: How to Choose - SitePoint PHP

In the previous article we discussed the primary differences between SQL and NoSQL databases. In this follow-up, we'll apply our knowledge to specific scenarios and determine the best option. To recap: SQL databases: store related data...Show More Summary

Github auth token on TravisCI - Cees-Jan Kiewiet

The composer cache greatly speeds up your composer part of the build by only going to Github for new downloads. When combined with test lowest, current, and highest possible on Travis you only reach out to Github for new versions. Most likely to happen during the highest possible set of builds, but also when you've updated composer.. Show More Summary

Demystifying RegEx with Practical Examples - SitePoint PHP

A regular expression is a sequence of characters used for parsing and manipulating strings. They are often used to perform searches, replace substrings and validate string data. This article provides tips, tricks, resources and steps...Show More Summary

PHP Articles and Book Reviews Report September 2015 Edition - PHP Classes

PHP Articles and Book Reviews Report September 2015 Edition By Manuel Lemos This is the September edition of the podcast hangout recorded by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins to comment on the latest outstanding PHP Articles and Book Reviews...Show More Summary

WebCamp Zagreb 2015 – a Conference You Must Not Miss - SitePoint PHP

What do the some most influential community members of the web development world, like Bob Ippolito, Jaime Levy, Premshree Pillai and Peter Chittum, have in common? They’re all coming to WebCamp Zagreb! WebCamp is an annual conference for web developers, held in Zagreb on the first weekend of October. Show More Summary

Interview with Adam Culp - Cal Evans

@adamculp Show Notes Sunshine PHP South Florida PHP Users Group Run Geek Radio The post Interview with Adam Culp appeared first on Voices of the ElePHPant.

Starting Long Server PHP Scripts and Monitor their Status Part 1: The Theory - PHP Classes

Starting Long Server PHP Scripts and Monitor their Status Part 1: The Theory By Joseluis Laso Typical HTTP requests take no more than a few seconds. By default PHP limits script execution to 30 seconds. However, sometimes you need to...Show More Summary

Removing the Pain of User Authorization with Sentinel - SitePoint PHP

Most non-basic multi-user applications need some roles and permission levels. If you ever used Wordpress, you must have noticed that they have a super admin, admin, editor, author, etc. Simplifying the development and integration of a permission system is what Cartalyst’s Sentinel package is trying to accomplish. Show More Summary

Creating an AJAX based PHP Shopping Cart Part 2: Removing Items and Checkout - PHP Classes

Creating an AJAX based PHP Shopping Cart Part 2: Removing Items and Checkout By Ashraf Gheith The first part of this tutorial article covered the importance of shopping carts in sites that sell products and how to make a simple shopping...Show More Summary

On 10 Years at Zend - Matthew Weier O'Phinney

10 years ago, as I write this, I was on a plane from Burlington, VT, to San Jose, CA, where I'd be starting work at Zend Technologies he next day as a PHP Developer. I started on the eBiz team under Daniel Kushner, and was tasked with...Show More Summary

Conquering Instagram with PHP and the Instagram API - SitePoint PHP

Instagram’s API allows us to interact with data such as user info, media (photos and videos), likes, comments, and tags. For example, you can search for media around a specific location and filter the results by time. The API also allows us to post comments or like specific media. Show More Summary

How to Quickly Build a Chat App with Ratchet - SitePoint PHP

In this tutorial, we’ll be taking a look at Ratchet, a PHP library for working with WebSockets. Let’s start by defining what WebSockets are. MDN says: WebSockets is an advanced technology that makes it possible to open an interactive communication session between the user’s browser and a server. Show More Summary

Using APIgility to Build APIsEveryone Can Enjoy - Nomad PHP

December 2015 - US Presented By Cory Fowler December 17, 2015 20:00 CST

Interview with Jordi Boggiano - Cal Evans

@seldaek Show Notes London PHP User Group Get Composer The post Interview with Jordi Boggiano appeared first on Voices of the ElePHPant.

PHP Projects Beyond the LAMP Stack - Nomad PHP

December - EU Presented By Thijs Feryn December 17, 2015 20:00 CET

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