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Deal with something once.

Cross-posted from my article on the Pastry Box If a task can be done in less than two minutes, do it right now. I find myself consciously procrastinating more than I would like. I’ll read an email, a GitHub issue … Continue reading ...

PHP Spec – a dream come true - Stas Malyshev

Almost 8 years ago, I wrote “What is PHP anyway?“. This blog is supposed to be about some long-term dreams, and in this case it was the dream come true – Sara Golemon and the excellent Facebook team made a draft PHP spec and with some paint and polish it can become a real spec pretty soon. Show More Summary

Single Page App with Laravel and EmberJS - SitePoint PHP

In this part, we will see how Ember works, how to use Ember Data and how to build something simple with it. Router, Route, Model, Template and Store are some of the concepts of Ember. I’m not going to explain every one of those, so if you feel stuck, use the documentation. Show More Summary

Welcoming New Authors – July, August 2014 - SitePoint PHP

Two more months, and our ranks keep growing - while some authors are basking in the summer heat on beaches around the world, others are hard at work submitting their excellent content and getting the networking they deserve. New Authors In...Show More Summary

PHP 5.6 – looking forward - PHP 10.0 Blog

Having taken a look in the past, now it’s time to look into the future, namely 5.6 (PHP 7 is the future future, we’ll get there eventually). So I’d like to make some predictions of what would work well and not so well and then see if...Show More Summary

PHP 5.4 – looking back - PHP 10.0 Blog

With 5.6.0 having been released and 5.4 branch nearing its well-earned retirement in security-fixes-only status I decided to try and revive this blog. As the last post before the long hiatus was about the release of the 5.4, I think it makes sense to look back and see how 5.4 has been doing so far. Great Release process. Show More Summary

Not the link Zillow was looking for

In For sale by owner I talked about the online tools that helped us sell our house. I gave Zillow high marks. Even though our buyers didn’t find us on Zillow — in the end, it was a good old-fashioned drive-by — the service was useful for the reasons I mentioned. But now I’m going […]

Introducing Recki-CT - Anthony Ferrara

Over 1.5 years ago, I introduced PHPPHP to the world. It was the first implementation of the PHP language written in PHP itself. But PHPPHP suffered from a few problems which relegated it to toy status (such as performance). Today, I get to introduce you to another implementation of PHP, written in PHP. But this one is no toy. This one... This one is fun... Read more »

Build REST Resources with Laravel - SitePoint PHP

In this part, we will begin to work with the REST interface. Creating a REST Api on Laravel isn’t very difficult. All we need to keep in mind is that we’re dealing with EmberJS and that we don’t want to write a new adapter from scratch. Show More Summary

Compiling PHP Extensions - Lorna Mitchell

There are lots of reasons why you might like to compile your own PHP extensions. For me those reasons are usually: The extension isn't available on pecl (e.g. uprofiler) The extension is on pecl, but you need the newest version or aShow More Summary

Deployment with Zend Server (Part 2 of 8) - Matthew Weier O'Phinney

This is the second in a series of eight posts detailing tips on deploying to Zend Server. The previous post in the series detailed getting started with Zend Server on the AWS marketplace and using zf-deploy to create ZPK packages toShow More Summary

PHP 5.6.0. Released - SitePoint PHP

PHP 5.6.0., considered a very important cornerstone by many, has been released today. We’ve talked about the changes this version brings in previous posts, and others have written about it, too. Recap Continue reading %PHP 5.6.0. Released%

PHP 5.6.0 released - PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor

The PHP Development Team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.0. This new version release comes with new features, some backward incompatible changes and many improvements. The main features of PHP 5.6.0 include:Constant scalar...Show More Summary

Build the Database with Eloquent, Faker and Flysystem - SitePoint PHP

In this part, we will create the structure of the database. We will create the tables using migrations and seed the database using seeders. Also, you will learn how to grab some random images from LoremPixel and put them on the filesystem using Flysystem. Show More Summary

Natural Sorting with MongoDB - Derick Rethans

Natural Sorting with MongoDB London, UK Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 09:33 BST Arranging English words in order is simple--well, most of the time. You simply arrange them in alphabetical order. However sorting a set of German words, or French words with all their accents, or Chinese with their different characters is a lot harder than it looks. Show More Summary

Deployment with Zend Server (Part 1 of 8) - Matthew Weier O'Phinney

I manage a number of websites running on Zend Server, Zend's PHP application platform. I've started accumulating a number of patterns and tricks that make the deployments more successful, and which also allow me to do more advanced things...Show More Summary

Valentina DB Solutions for PHP

Learn about all the main Paradigma Software products and how to use Valentina PHP ADK as a PHP DB solution for your applications.

Bringing CQRS and Event Sourcing to PHP. Open sourcing Broadway! - labs @

Last week we open sourced our toggle library, API and GUI, see our announcements here and here. Today we open source Broadway! Broadway is a project providing infrastructure and testing helpers for creating CQRS and event sourced applications. Show More Summary

Decoupling your (event) system - Matthias Noback

About interface segregation, dependency inversion and package stability You are creating a nice reusable package. Inside the package you want to use events to allow others to hook into your own code. You look at several event managers that are available. Show More Summary

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