Bruno Skvorc, May 06
What Is Laravel Valet, and Why All the Fuss?
Laravel Valet is an OSX-only light-weight alternative to Vagrant for those quick, demo, throwaway projects.
Younes Rafie, Apr 07
Easy Deployment of PHP Applications with Deployer
Younes demonstrates Deployer, a tool for deploying PHP applications to live, development, or staging servers with just a few lines of PHP code.
Parham Doustdar, Apr 06
Containerized PHP Development Environments with Vagga
Parham dives into Vagga - a lightweight alternative to Docker useful for containerized development environments - and builds a PHP environment!
Wern Ancheta, Apr 04
PredictionIO: Bootstrapping a Movie Recommendation App
Wern creates a movie recommendation app with PredictionIO - a free machine learning engine
Reza Lavarian, Mar 30
A Comprehensive Guide to Using Cronjobs
A comprehensive introduction into cronjobs - how to use them, how to interpret the crontab format, and more
Christopher Pitt, Mar 25
Drunk with the Power of Composer Plugins
Composer recently went into beta and made plugin development much easier. Chris Pitt shows you how by developing an "evil" data-snooping plugin!
Daniel Berman, Mar 14
Running an Elastic LAMP Stack on AWS
Daniel goes through the simple process of setting up a powerful LAMP stack on AWS with Zend Server, for high traffic cloud-safe web applications!
Daniel Sipos, Feb 18
Quick Tip: Set up Drupal 8 with Composer!
Danny Sipos goes through the brand new process of setting up Drupal 8 with Composer, and introduces the "Drupal Packagist", a Packagist just for Drupal!
Bruno Skvorc, Feb 04
Quick Tip: How to Permanently Change SQL Mode in MySQL
MySQL 5.7 introduced some awkward changes for older codebases and tends to break apps. Here's how to temporarily (or permanently) lower the strictness level
Bruno Skvorc, Feb 03
9 Development Workflow Upgrades You Should Know About
Bruno reveals some little known tips and tricks for upgrades to your development workflow - from health to speed of development, everything's on the menu!
Scott Molinari, Jan 29
Appserver - Server Configuration, Dir Structure and Threads
Scott revisits Appserver and teaches you how to set up an example application with a custom virtual server. Your apps have never been this fast!
Reza Lavarian, 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!
Bruno Skvorc, Jan 06
Setting up PHP 7 Servers with Laravel Forge and DigitalOcean
See how easy it is to set up PHP 7 servers with both Laravel Forge and a manual DigitalOcean setup!
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.
Daniel Berman, Dec 09
Easy Continuous Delivery with ContinuousPHP and Zend Server
Daniel Berman presents a dead easy way of doing continuous delivery (integration + deployment) with the power of ContinuousPHP and Zend Server
Shameer C, Nov 16
Basic User Management in Symfony2 with FOSUserBundle
Shameer quickly explains the gargantuan user management plugin for Symfony2: FOSUserBundle. Learn how to register, log in, and more!
Bruno Skvorc, Nov 13
Suggesting Carbon with Composer - Date and Time the Right Way
Bruno looks at Carbon, a library extending the basic DateTime PHP class, and implements it in a live project instead of pure string outputs of dates!
Reza Lavarian, Nov 11
Meet Elixir, the Laravel Way of Compiling Assets
Reza goes through Elixir, a Laravel addon for front-end asset management. Compilation, minification, optimization, versioning and more - check it out!
Younes Rafie, Oct 16
Docker and Dockerfiles Made Easy!
Docker Explained! Younes goes through the process of building a sample Laravel + MySQL app powered by two docker containers - check it out!
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.
Narayan Prusty, Oct 10
Automatic Asset Optimization with Munee
Narayan introduces Munee - a PHP lib that automates CSS, JS, LESS, SCSS, CoffeeScript etc minification and compilation, image resizing, caching, and more!
Nicola Pietroluongo, Oct 07
Can PuliPHP Re-Revolutionize PHP Package Development?
PuliPHP is a new paradigm-shifting tool, designed to re-revolutionize PHP package development by making it extra easy to track and share resource files.
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!
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!