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A Point On MVC And Architecture

Last week I published a post called Alternatives To MVC . In it, I described some alternatives to MVC and why they all suck as application architectures (or more specifically, are not application architectures). I left a pretty big teaser at the end towards a next post. Well, I'm still working on it. It's a lot …

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Written by Ircmaxell - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 2, 2014


The AmsterdamPHP ElePHPant Project

Eve r since I started building User Groups and getting involved in the PHP community I always had a dream of introducing a new color to the ElePHPant collection. Always wanted to make more elePHPants available and to make sure everyone had access to them. With Kickstarter and the example of php[arch] and PHPWomen, …

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Written by Rafael Dohms - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 2, 2014


The AmsterdamPHP ElePHPant Project

Eve r since I started building User Groups and getting involved in the PHP community I always had a dream of introducing a new color to the ElePHPant collection. Always wanted to make more elePHPants available and to make sure everyone had access to them. With Kickstarter and the example of php[arch] and PHPWomen, …

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Written by Rafael Dohms - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 2, 2014


A Point On MVC And Architecture

Last week I published a post called Alternatives To MVC . In it, I described some alternatives to MVC and why they all suck as application architectures (or more specifically, are not application architectures). I left a pretty big teaser at the end towards a next post. Well, I'm still working on it. It's a lot …

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Written by Ircmaxell - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 2, 2014


Code Coverage: The Present

Code Coverage: The Present London, UK Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 09:22 GMT Since ages Xdebug has provided code coverage support for PHPUnit , a way to show which lines are covered by your test cases. But I never wrote about how it works. A recently filed bug prompted me to …

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Written by Derick Rethans - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 2, 2014


Code Coverage: The Present

Code Coverage: The Present London, UK Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 09:22 GMT Since ages Xdebug has provided code coverage support for PHPUnit , a way to show which lines are covered by your test cases. But I never wrote about how it works. A recently filed bug prompted me to …

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Written by Derick Rethans - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 2, 2014


30 Day Blogging Challenge

Last month I took a 30 day blogging challenge. The goal was simple, write a new post every weekday for a month. Sounds easy right. November had 20 weekdays and I managed to publish 16 posts. Which I honestly consider a succcess considering we had a holiday and I attended a conference. It’s the most posts in one …

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Written by Eric L. Barnes - - Aggregated on Tuesday December 2, 2014


Preparing and Building a PHP Project in Jenkins

In a previous article , we went through the installation of Jenkins and prepared everything to get started. We will continue in this article by actually preparing our project. If you have a Jenkins setup ready from before, no need to go through the previous part - you can follow along with this one quite nicely. …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Monday December 1, 2014


The State of Markdown

The answer to “What is the State of Markdown?” is “Yes, it’s a f**king state.” Markdown has been around for a long time, since John Gruber released it in 2004. Since then everyone and their dog has come up with extensions, some of which are build as implementations then referenced almost like standards by …

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Written by Phil Sturgeon - - Aggregated on Sunday November 30, 2014


The State of Markdown

The answer to “What is the State of Markdown?” is “Yes, it’s a f**king state.” Markdown has been around for a long time, since John Gruber released it in 2004. Since then everyone and their dog has come up with extensions, some of which are built as implementations then referenced almost like standards by …

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Written by Phil Sturgeon - - Aggregated on Sunday November 30, 2014


Installing and Securing Jenkins

Earlier this year, I wrote an article about PHP-CI, which you can use as a continuous integration tool for your PHP projects. Within this article I indicated I still liked Jenkins the most as a CI tool. Time to dive into Jenkins and see how we can set this up for our PHP project. Introduction to Jenkins …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Saturday November 29, 2014


PHP profiling with Blackfire

Blackfire is a PHP profiler that allows you to inspect your app's performance. It's great for discovering what exactly is slowing down your application, or what is eating away precious memory. For my projects, it was especially interesting to monitor slow external IO and API calls, and to see the percentage of time …

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Written by jenssegers.be - - Aggregated on Saturday November 29, 2014


Range Report: The Evans Militia

Dear Reader, This Black Friday,  instead of participating in the shopping madness, the Evans clan – The lovely and talented Kathy, my son J.C., my Aunt Glenda, my Uncle Mike, and my mother – descended on “Saraland Shooting Center” for a morning of hunting Oompa Loompas. Here are my results.   10 Yards – 30 […] The …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Saturday November 29, 2014


Range Report: The Evans Militia

Dear Reader, This Black Friday,  instead of participating in the shopping madness, the Evans clan – The lovely and talented Kathy, my son J.C., my Aunt Glenda, my Uncle Mike, and my mother – descended on “Saraland Shooting Center” for a morning of hunting Oompa Loompas. Here are my results.   10 Yards – 30 […] The …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Saturday November 29, 2014


Range Report: The Evans Militia

Dear Reader, This Black Friday,  instead of participating in the shopping madness, the Evans clan – The lovely and talented Kathy, my aunt Glenda, my Uncle Mike, and my mother – descended on “Saraland Shooting Center” for a morning of hunting Oompa Loompas. Here are my results.   10 Yards – 30 rounds   The […] The …

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Written by Cal Evans - - Aggregated on Saturday November 29, 2014


Symfony 2.6.0 released

Symfony 2.6.0 has just been released. Symfony 2.6.0 comes with more than 100 new features and enhancements . The full changelog from 2.5 to 2.6 is …

Written by Symfony blog - - Aggregated on Saturday November 29, 2014


How to Build an OctoberCMS Theme

October CMS is the new star in the sky of CMSes. Built on top of Laravel, it promises joyful coding and a back to basics approach. Read our introduction here and find out how to build plugins for it here . In this article, we’re going to see how we can build a theme. What We Are Going to Build We are going to …

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Written by Sitepoint - - Aggregated on Friday November 28, 2014


It's All About Time

An interesting pull request has been opened against PHP to make bin2hex() constant time . This has lead to some interesting discussion on the mailing list (which even got me to reply :-X). There has been pretty good coverage over remote timing attacks in PHP , but they talk about string comparison. I'd like to …

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Written by Ircmaxell - - Aggregated on Friday November 28, 2014


It's All About Time

An interesting pull request has been opened against PHP to make bin2hex() constant time . This has lead to some interesting discussion on the mailing list (which even got me to reply :-X). There has been pretty good coverage over remote timing attacks in PHP , but they talk about string comparison. I'd like to …

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Written by Ircmaxell - - Aggregated on Friday November 28, 2014