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Integrate Symfony and Webpack

Written by Benjamin Eberlei / Original link on Feb. 25, 2015

Integrate Symfony and Webpack Asset Management in Symfony2 is handled with the PHP based library Assetic by default, however I have never really connected to this library and at least for me it usually wastes more time than it saves. I am also not a big fan of the Node.JS based stack, because it te…


Vagrant, NFS and NPM

Written by Benjamin Eberlei / Original link on Feb. 18, 2015

Vagrant, NFS and NPM I have ranted about Node.JS and NPM on Twitter before, costing me lots of time, so I have to make up for this now and offer some solutions. One problem I regularly have is the following: I have a Vagrant/Virtualbox using NFS and want to run NPM inside of that. Running it inside…




A case for weak type hints only in PHP7

Written by Benjamin Eberlei / Original link on Feb. 9, 2015

A case for weak type hints only in PHP7 TL;DR: I was one voice for having strict type hints until I tried the current patch. From both a library and application developer POV they don’t bring much to the table. I think PHP would be more consistent with weak type hints only. These last weeks there…


A case for weak type hints only in PHP7

Written by Benjamin Eberlei / Original link on Feb. 9, 2015

A case for weak type hints only in PHP7 TL;DR: I was one voice for having strict type hints until I tried the current patch. From both a library and application developer POV they don’t bring much to the table. I think PHP would be more consistent with weak type hints only. These last weeks there…