react/child-process is very flexible and can work a lot of ways but sometimes you don't want to be bothered with the details of how it works and just want a simpler API to do that.
Aside from a HTTP component ReactPHP also has a HTTP Client component that lets your send out HTTP requests. It is incredibly handy when you need to communicate with for example elasticsearch's REST API , AWS platform through their SDK or the RIPE Atlas API .
Ever since the rise of Slack and the Phergie v3 connecting them has been on my to do list. And while Slack API is the better alternative this was fun nontheless.
Ever since Frank de Jonge created Flysystem there have been questions about it supporting async . While I've initially said no here is the story how it happened anyway.
A couple of weeks back while attending AmsterdamPHP Mike Chernev gave a talk about GrumPHP . Very cool looking tool, but during implementation I found out it the default setup assumes running grumphp on the same machine (whether that is a VM or iron) as committing. That is a problem in my set up where all PHP related code runs in vagrant and comitting on the host using PHPStorm. Lets fix …
Until 10 minutes before the start of this month I had a VPS at Digital Ocean running with Jenkins and Gitolite on it for privately hosted repositories. With Github's recent move to unlimited repositories I really didn't have a need to host them myself anymore, and after playing with CircleCI 's free tier it didn't make any sense anymore to keep that VPS up.