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Introducing Beans: A Streamlined WordPress Framework

This article was sponsored by Beans . Thank you for supporting the sponsors who make SitePoint possible. If you develop websites and themes using WordPress, then you understand how much work it takes. Working from scratch makes you feel like you're trying to reinvent the wheel, so many developers use frameworks to …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Tuesday November 17, 2015


Defining big wins

Casinos invest a lot of energy selling the dream. One way to do this is by showing off people winning big in your casino. Everyone has seen those corny pictures of people holding human-sized cheques right? It's a solid tactic, since empirical evidence shows that after a store has sold a large-prize winning lottery …

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Written by Jef Claes on software and life - - Aggregated on Monday November 16, 2015


Basic User Management in Symfony2 with FOSUserBundle

Symfony has a very powerful authentication and authorization system, which can cater to a lot of our needs out of the box. FOSUserBundle is a library built on top of Symfony’s security system, which provides functionality such as registration, login, password resets, etc. It has built in support for MongoDB, as well …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Monday November 16, 2015


Launching my Patreon page

In June, I launched IWantTo.Support , a website dedicated to displaying people and projects that you can support. Not just by helping them, but also financially. For a long time I've been thinking about this. While helping a project or developer by coding, documenting or promoting, it sometimes is actually nice to …

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Written by Stefan Koopmanschap - - Aggregated on Friday November 13, 2015


7 Days of PHP 7 – The Complete Collection

Dear Reader, PHP 7 was originally supposed to be released today, November 12th, 2015. The Core developers weren’t comfortable releasing it just yet so they pushed the date back to November 26th, 2015. That’s fine, we all appreciate their diligence. Still, I had already started my “7 Days of PHP 7” countdown when they …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Thursday November 12, 2015


7 Days of PHP 7 – The Complete Collection

Dear Reader, PHP 7 was originally supposed to be released today, November 12th, 2015. The Core developers weren’t comfortable releasing it just yet so they pushed the date back to November 26th, 2015. That’s fine, we all appreciate their diligence. Still, I had already started my “7 Days of PHP 7” countdown when they …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Thursday November 12, 2015


The Problem with Caching

Fig 1. Stampeding Elephants. We cache things to avoid unnecessary load on our servers. It might therefore surprise you to learn that when you are most vulnerable, the kind of shared memory cache that is APC(u) will stab you in the face ... APC(u) has had stampede protection for a long time, however, it is …

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Written by Krakjoe - - Aggregated on Thursday November 12, 2015


Meet Elixir, the Laravel Way of Compiling Assets

Many thanks to Jad Joubran, Gabriel Zerbib, Anthony Chambers, and Scott Molinari for peer reviewing this post, and thanks to all of SitePoint’s peer reviewers for making SitePoint content the best it can be! In today’s web applications, we use a wide variety of tools to speed up the development workflow while keeping …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Wednesday November 11, 2015