Shortcuts Are Bad

Friend of mine asked me to take a look at his PHP script. The original scope was to call this script via ajax, posting an email address to get saved to a database. Here is the original code 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43…

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Written by CSI: PHP - - Aggregated on Friday April 8, 2016

Easy Deployment of PHP Applications with Deployer

Everybody tries to automate their development process, testing, code formatting, system checks, etc. This is also the case for deploying our applications or pushing a new version to the production server. Some of us do this manually by uploading the code using an FTP client, others prefer Phing , and Laravel users …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Thursday April 7, 2016

Laravel 5 Artisan and Composer Autocomplete

I was tweetering and came across... Ding! The bulb lights up and I say - let's get this for artisan - life will be easier. Less things to remember, faster access to the commands, why not? Searching for Artisan Autocomplete I found Eric Barnes had already written an article on using Oh My Zsh to …

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Written by - - Aggregated on Thursday April 7, 2016

Composer goes Gold

Five years ago today, Composer was born. In some ways it feels like yesterday, at least it doesn't feel like five years went by. In other ways it seems like a lifetime ago, and I can barely remember what it was like to write PHP code without having a whole ecosystem at my fingertips. Composer 1.0.0 Today I have …

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Written by Jordi Boggiano - - Aggregated on Tuesday April 5, 2016

Need a Lead? Here’s my story.

After 2,5 years working with Symbid, our paths must now diverge. After having contributed as a partner company and then joined to build the in-house development team that would later form the base of Symbid’s Product Development team, and finally push it over into a fintech company, sadly we part ways before achieving …

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Written by Rafael Dohms - - Aggregated on Tuesday April 5, 2016

Toran Proxy Updates

Over the last month I spent quite some time bringing Toran Proxy up to speed with the times, and added a few features along the way. I haven't blogged about it in a while so I thought an update was overdue. Toran what? First of a all a quick note about Toran Proxy, in case you don't know about it. You can check …

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Written by Jordi Boggiano - - Aggregated on Monday April 4, 2016

Speaking can help you Level Up

Dear Reader, Level Up Speaking is a great way to get your name out there among your peers. The marketing term is “Thought Leadership” but in gaming it’s called Leveling Up. Regardless of what you call it, getting up in front of a group – especially a group of your peers – and presenting on […] The post Speaking can …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Monday April 4, 2016

Fun and Functional Programming in PHP with Macros

I was so excited about my previous article about PHP macros , that I thought it would be fun for us to explore the intersection of macros and functional programming. PHP is already full of functions, with object oriented patterns emerging relatively late in its life. Still, PHP’s functions can be cumbersome, …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Friday April 1, 2016