Learn how to check if a variable is set in PHP, what its values are, and the differences between the isset, is_null, and empty methods.
In this article, Cláudio Ribeiro looks at the exciting new possibilities surrounding variable fonts — now bundled with the OpenType scalable font format — which allows a single font to behave like multiple fonts.
Claudio Ribeiro shows how you can use explain and indexes to spot and remedy possible performance issues with your database before they strike.
Symfony's Console can be used in any non-Symfony project to develop command line apps. Learn about console helpers in this tutorial by Claudio Ribeiro!
Claudio re-introduces you to Twig - the most popular stand-alone (not enslaved to a framework) template engine for PHP. Come see how easy to use it is!
Claudio re-introduces you to Symfony Console - the command-line solution for all your PHP needs away from the browser. Let's build some terminal apps!
Crazy? Maybe! Claudio goes through setting up PHP, Git, and Composer on an Android device. Not only that, but he also deploys Laravel and SQLite!
Claudio presents Voyager - an admin interface for Laravel with database management, media library, and menu builder! Laravel is now even more user friendly!