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Daniel Berman, Jun 08

Monitoring WordPress Apps with the ELK Stack

Daniel shows us how we can apply the ELK stack to WordPress for advanced monitoring and error logging - never stare at confusing logs again!
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Daniel Berman, May 11

How Can the ELK Stack Be Used to Monitor PHP Apps?

Daniel Berman explains what the ELK stack is, how to install it, and how to make it analyze the logs of the typical LAMP stack
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Reza Lavaryan, May 09

An Overview of PHPUnit 5 - What's New? What's Coming?

Did you miss the PHPUnit 5 train? Hop on board and find out what's new!
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Christopher Pitt, May 04

Building a SparkPost Client: TDD with PhpUnit and Mockery

Chris Pitt starts developing a new PHP package with TDD practices in mind - using PhpUnit and Mockery all the way. Check it out!
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Thomas Punt, Apr 11

Contributing to PHP: How to Fix Bugs in the PHP Core

Thomas dives back into contributing to PHP's core - after covering documentation fixes last time, this time he fixes an actual bug in PHP. Learn how!
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Younes Rafie, Mar 28

Crash Course into Continuous Testing with Sismo

Younes introduces Sismo - a tool for continuous testing - and implements a Slack notifier for it, then hooks it up to commit events to auto-run!
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Jeff Smith, Jan 22

More Tips for Defensive Programming in PHP

Jeff Smith expands on his previous "Defensive programming" post by offering more tips on making sure your apps do what they're supposed to. Check it out!
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Reza Lavaryan, Jan 13

An in-Depth Walkthrough of Supercharging Apps with Blackfire

M. Lavaryen explains the Blackfire profiler in depth and demonstrates its use on a simple script, laying the groundwork for further exploration on your end!
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Younes Rafie, Jan 04

Introducing Bugsnag - the Last Error Monitor You'll Need

Younes introduces Bugsnag, an excellent professional error monitoring, reporting and parsing tool, and implements it into an old Laravel app.
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Daniel Berman, Oct 12

Debugging WordPress on Azure with Z-Ray

Daniel Berman from Zend walks you through using Z-Ray to optimize your WordPress apps hosted on Microsoft's cloud hosting - Azure.
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Younes Rafie, Sep 04

First Look at Yahoo's MySQL Performance Analyzer

Here's a look at Yahoo's MySQL performance analyzer - we go through its options, from graphs to alerts. It's getting ever easier to speed up your DBs!
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Matthew Setter, Aug 31

Writing PHP Git Hooks with Static Review

Matthew Setter take a look at Static Review - a framework for writing git hooks, so you can do hook inspections on your files on certain git actions!
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Younes Rafie, Aug 28

Logging with Monolog: From Devtools to Slack

Younes Rafie re-introduces Monolog, the PSR-3 logging package for PHP which allows you to log messages from your app to files, Slack channels, and much more