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Building APIs with Rails: Documentation Testing

Now that we've started building a very basic API, we should make sure that the documentation is kept up to date with our progress. Even better, we can use our documentation as a basic contract test, to make sure we aren't lying about what our API offers. I've written tutorials in the past about how Dredd works , …

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Written by Phil Sturgeon - - Aggregated on Wednesday December 21, 2016


Building APIs with Rails: Documentation Testing

Now that we've started building a very basic API, we should make sure that the documentation continues to keep up to date with our progress. Even better, we can use our documentation as a basic contract test, to make sure we aren't lying about what our API offers. I've written tutorials in the past about how Dredd …

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Written by Phil Sturgeon - - Aggregated on Wednesday December 21, 2016


Update to queue workers in Laravel 5.3

Queues are one of those tools in Laravel that everyone knows is there, but very few people understand deeply. It's understandable--Laravel is often the first place folks have run into queues, and to be honest, they're not simple. Thankfully, very little has changed on a user-facing front with regard to how queues …

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Written by MattStauffer.co - - Aggregated on Wednesday December 21, 2016


PECL Request Extension: Beta 1 Released!

I am happy to announce that the PECL extension for server-side request and response objects has reached beta status! ( Documentation here. ) This release adds four new read-only properties to the ServerRequest object: $forwarded is an array representation of $_SERVER['HTTP_FORWARDED'] (cf. the Forwarded …

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Written by Paul M. Jones - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 20, 2016


What a PHP developer says he does.

Birthday parties. That fun time for awkward conversations with your fellow ‘we-are-here-for-whatshisface’ partygoers. And it won’t take long before someone asks you: “so, what is it you actually do?” Our PHP Developer always has a foolproof explanation. We asked our PHP Developer, Sander, to answer a few questions …

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Written by Coolblue Development - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 20, 2016


Lorna's Bluemix Cheatsheet

I work for IBM which means I get to play with Bluemix , their cloud platform. I use this mostly from the commandline as the tools are great and I find it the easiest way to work - but I keep having to look up the commands I need so here's my cheatsheet covering the stuff I use the most. It's here for me to refer to …

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Written by Lorna Jane - - Aggregated on Monday December 19, 2016


Basic understanding of text search in elasticsearch

Elasticsearch gets a lot of its power from how it works with analyzers and inverted indices. These inverted indices store your text data in a format optimized for search and allow for very fast lookups, yielding fast search results. Not understanding how these inverted indices are being used in text search will most …

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Written by blog - - Aggregated on Monday December 19, 2016


Sessions in PHP 7.1 and Redis

In case you have missed it, PHP 7.1.0 has been released recently . Now you can’t wait to upgrade your servers to the latest and greatest PHP version ever. But hold that thought a second…With PHP 7 lots of things have changed underneath the hood. But these changed features can also put unexpected challenges on your …

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Written by DragonBe's PHP blog - - Aggregated on Saturday December 17, 2016