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
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 …
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 …
It happens to all of us once in a while.
We clone a project, and then we try to run it. However, something doesn’t work.
It may be our version of NGINX or Apache. It might be that npm isn’t doing something right. Maybe the project needs an extension, and we don’t have it installed, and now we have to build the …
In the intro, we covered the basics of PredictionIO and installed its dependencies. In this part, we’re going to build the movie recommendation app.
Environment Config File
Inside your app directory, create a .env file and add the following configuration:
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.
Today I have …
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 …
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.
First of a all a quick note about Toran Proxy, in case you don't know about it. You can check …
In this tutorial, I’m going to walk you through PredictionIO , an open-source machine learning server, which allows you to create applications that could do the following:
recommend items (e.g. movies, products, food)
predict user behavior
identify item similarity
You can pretty much …
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 […]
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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, …
Dear Reader, PROFANITY WARNING! (Mom, don’t read this one) The late great George Carlin had many awesome comedy skits. One of them – possibly his most famous – is “Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television” from the comedy album “Class Clown”. In it he gives his list of seven words that – at […]
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