How to Install PHP on Windows

We've previously shown you how to get a working local installation of Apache on your Windows PC . In this article, we'll show how to install PHP 5 as an Apache 2.2 module. Why PHP? PHP remains the most widespread and popular server-side programming language on the web. It is installed by most web hosts, has a …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Friday August 10, 2018

Weekly Update 99

It's a traveling weekly update this week as I round out a couple of workshops in Sydney and head to Canberra. That's thrown the normal video cadence out a bit with me recording on a Thursday night (hence the beer) and publishing on a Friday morning, but there's a heap of stuff in there regardless. This week, I'm …

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Written by Troy Hunt - - Aggregated on Thursday August 9, 2018

Achievement Caching

Did you notice that we have a pesky N+1 issue at the moment? Let's resolve it in this episode by caching all achievements forever. If at some point in the …

Written by Laracasts - - Aggregated on Thursday August 9, 2018

Laravel Befriended

Right on the heels of our post about Laravel Love: Likes and Dislikes for Eloquent Models, a reader mentioned another similar package called Befriended. …

Written by Laravel News - - Aggregated on Thursday August 9, 2018

How Do You Start In The Tech Sector?

Sounds easy, right? Well, nothing worthwhile's easy. Now, to be fair, I don't mean " if you know what you're doing " in any patronising or condescending way. What I mean is that, unlike say being a GP , dentist , civil engineer , corporate lawyer , Queen's Council (QC) , etc., you don't need to have years of …

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Written by Matthew Setter - - Aggregated on Thursday August 9, 2018

GLB: GitHub’s open source load balancer

At GitHub, we serve tens of thousands of requests every second out of our network edge, operating on GitHub’s metal cloud . We’ve previously introduced GLB , our scalable load balancing solution for bare metal datacenters, which powers the majority of GitHub’s public web and git traffic, as well as fronting some of …

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Written by GitHub Engineering - - Aggregated on Wednesday August 8, 2018

205 Reset Content

205 Reset Content is somewhat similar to 204 No Content . It’s especially meant for hypertext applications. Imagine if a user is filling in a HTML form, and this form gets submitted to the server. If the server sends back a 204 , a browser could act on this by telling the user the form submission was …

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Written by Evert Pot - - Aggregated on Tuesday August 7, 2018