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Collins Agbonghama, Mar 28

Image Scraping with Symfony's DomCrawler

Agbonghama Collins covers a simple use case of an image scraper that uses DomCrawler to find, download, and zip all images on a website
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Surendra Mohan, Mar 17

Symfony in Drupal 8

Surendra Mohan discusses the Symfony and third-party components that have been added into the most recent version of Drupal
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Bruno Skvorc, Mar 15

GoogleAppEngine 1.9.0. - PHP Updates

Read about the most recent PHP updates in GoogleAppEngine's SDK
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Abbas Suterwala, Mar 12

Understanding Drupal's EntityFieldQuery

Abbas Suterwala explains and demonstrates the EntityFieldQuery class in Drupal, showing how to use it to fetch custom nodes and node content
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Taylor Ren, Mar 03

Functional Testing in Symfony2

Learn about running functional tests with PhpUnit in a Symfony2 app, prepopulated with sample data through Doctrine's Data Fixtures
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Peter Nijssen, Feb 26

Debugging with Xdebug and Sublime Text 3

An explanation of how to bind Sublime Text 3 with Xdebug for an optimal PHP debugging experience
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Taylor Ren, Feb 24

Data Fixtures in Symfony2

Learn how to use Doctrine's Data Fixtures in Symfony2 to provide your app with sample data
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Victor Berchet, Feb 19

A Look at Hack, the PHP Replacement in HHVM

Victor Berchet continues his look at HHVM and Hack, this time demonstrating syntax and the typing system
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Victor Berchet, Feb 12

HHVM and Hack - Can We Expect Them to Replace PHP?

Introduction into Hack, an optionally statically typed upgrade to PHP from Facebook, straight out of the HHVM project.
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Carl Vuorinen, Feb 03

Understanding Symfony Bundle Configuration and Service Container

Explanation and demonstration of Symfony2 bundles and configurations, and how they work coupled with the service container
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Bruno Skvorc, Jan 25

Horizontal Scaling of PHP Apps, Part 2

Horizontal scaling of databases in PHP applications - the how and why of master-slave replication
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Bruno Skvorc, Jan 24

HHVM vs Zend Engine in PHP 6

What can we expect if HHVM replaces Zend Engine in PHP 6? What are the possible pros and cons?
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Bruno Skvorc, Jan 22

Web Performance Tricks - Beyond the Basics

Learn about some less known web performance techniques
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Bruno Skvorc, Jan 18

Horizontal Scaling of PHP Apps, Part 1

Get familiar with the pitfalls of horizontal scaling in PHP and their solutions
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Bashkim Isai, Jan 06

Message Queues: Comparing Beanstalkd, IronMQ and Amazon SQS

Learn about systems you can use for message queues and delayed work. Make apps truly real-time by delaying the CPU intensive work.
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Taylor Ren, Dec 30

Unique Index and its Rationale

Learn about unique index and the way they can increase performance when built correctly
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Bruno Skvorc, Dec 21

HHVM revisited

Learn about HHVM, the Hip Hop Virtual Machine that powers Facebook's PHP
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PHP
Abbas Suterwala, Dec 16

Understanding Forms in Drupal

An introduction to Forms in Drupal - how to build, submit and validate them inside your modules
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PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Dec 07

PHP and MySQL on Windows Azure: Getting Started and Deploying with Git

Learn how to create and deploy a PHP+MySQL app on Windows Azure
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Matthew Setter, Dec 02

One-click App Deployment with Server-side Git Hooks

Learn to use git hooks to set up automatic deployment for your PHP applications
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Fredric Mitchell, Nov 13

Easy Wins For More Performant PHP

Performant PHP - easy hints and tips that make your applications fly
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Alireza Rahmani Khalili, Nov 02

Introduction to Gearman - Multitasking in PHP

Introduction to Gearman - the job server that lets PHP do multiple jobs in parallel
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Timothy Boronczyk, Sep 25

Git Hooks for Fun and Profit

When certain commands are run, Git searches the .git/hooks directory for suitable hook scripts which are then executed if found. You'll find a small set of example scripts there, but you can also write your own. This article suggests a handful of custom hook actions which can streamline your development and help improve your efficiency.
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Michael Bodnarchuk, Mar 18

Ruling the Swarm (of Tests) with Codeception

Just as we need a proper architecture for our application, we need to design a proper architecture for our testing platform. This is easy with Codeception.