Deployment of web applications can be difficult and cumbersome without the right tools. This article will introduce you to PHAR, PHP’s package format which can help you have a better deployment experience.
If you’ve ever used WordPress to build a site quickly, chances are you’ve used one of the many plugins that are offered to extend the functionality of this popular blogging software. There are times, however, when you can struggle to find what you need from existing plugins. This article shows you how to create your own WordPress plugins.
The ability to develop software and services for a wide range of platforms is a necessary skill for programmers, and SOAP, an XML-based protocol, will help ease the burden. Learn about SOAP and make your own SOAP client and server using the NuSOAP library in the first of this two-part series.
In this article, you’ll learn how to implement the Observer Pattern, a behavioral design pattern that defines a one-to-many relationship between objects. Therefore, when one object changes its state, all dependent objects are notified and updated automatically.
With tons of MVC-based frameworks proliferating like hungry ants, the “model” part continues to suffer from the symptoms of an ad hoc Database Model layer. This article will teach you another way, one that will help you focus more on keeping access code out of your domain logic, as well as maintain a clear boundary of responsibility.