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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


7 Days of PHP 7: Day 2

Dear Reader, This is part of my “7 Days of PHP 7”. Today is “2 days left”. Today, I want to highlight my talk PHP7: The Big 5 + 1. I’ve given it to several User Groups around the US and even in Europe. I also gave it for the Nomad PHP US Chapter. Today, as […] The post 7 Days of PHP 7: Day 2 appeared first on …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Tuesday November 10, 2015


7 Days of PHP 7: Day 2

Dear Reader, This is part of my “7 Days of PHP 7”. Today is “2 days left”. Today, I want to highlight my talk PHP7: The Big 5 + 1. I’ve given it to several User Groups around the US and even in Europe. I also gave it for the Nomad PHP US Chapter. Today, as […] The post 7 Days of PHP 7: Day 2 appeared first on …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Tuesday November 10, 2015


Git Won't Check Out A Path It Autocompleted

One of my git repositories has developed a tendency to refuse to checkout a feature branch locally that exists on the remote repo. My git bash completion works, but then strange things happen! It turned out to be that I had two remotes with the same refspec, so I thought I'd write down the behaviour I saw and …

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Written by Lorna Jane - - Aggregated on Tuesday November 10, 2015