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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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Zack Wallace, Dec 16

Transphporm - a Different Kind of Template Engine

Zack Wallace walks us through a paradigm-shifting new template engine, Transphporm, which uses CSS selectors to alter template content. Intrigued? Come see!
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Reza Lavaryan, 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!
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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, 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
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Younes Rafie, Aug 21

Using the Selenium Web Driver API with PHPUnit

Younes introduces the Web Driver API integration with PHPUnit by utilizing Facebook's Webdriver for PHP to simulate a browser and automate it
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Bruno Skvorc, Jul 27

Speeding up Existing Apps with a Redis Cache

In this tutorial, Bruno implements a Redis cache into an existing application - learn how you can speed up your apps by many factors in just minutes!
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Bruno Skvorc, Jun 15

Boxing up your Apps as Phars Quickly and Easily with Box

Bruno wrote a quick tutorial on boxing up apps as Phar archives and distributing them as executable bins via Composer
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Younes Rafie, Mar 13

Use Laravel Contracts to Build a Laravel 5 Twig Package

Younes Rafie explains what Laravel contracts are all about and uses them to implement a Twig engine into Laravel
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Daniel Sipos, Mar 11

Creating Custom Field Formatters in Drupal 8

Danny Sipos shows you how simple it is to extend and modify field formatters in Drupal 8 in order to get entirely new ones. Drupal 8 is coming - get ready!
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Taylor Ren, Jan 07

Developing PHP Extensions with C++ and PHP-CPP: Advanced

Taylor Ren demonstrates some advanced PHP extension development with the PHP-CPP library and C++
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Bruno Skvorc, Dec 03

3 Ways to Develop Cross Platform Desktop Apps with PHP

While not exactly good practice, it's good to know desktop apps can be built with PHP. Bruno Škvorc lists three popular ways to do it.
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Thien Tran Duy, Nov 06

How to Run Multiple Versions of PHP on One Server

Thien Tran Duy explains how you can run multiple versions of PHP on one server actively, each with its own extensions environment.
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Thien Tran Duy, Sep 26

How to Install Custom PHP Extensions on Heroku

Thien explains how you can install custom PHP extensions on Heroku - in this example, we install the Phalcon Framework
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Taylor Ren, Sep 10

Generate Excel Files and Charts with PHPExcel

Taylor Ren explains how you can generate XLS files with charts using PHPExcel - a PHP library
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Taylor Ren, Aug 02

How To Make Microsoft Word Documents with PHP

Taylor Ren explains how you can use MS Interop to create Microsoft Word documents in PHP ready, immediately ready for the printer
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Aleksey Asiutin, Aug 01

Fixed Point Math in PHP with BCMath, precision loss cases

Aleksey Asiutin explains some precision loss cases when dealing with fixed point math in PHP with the BCMath extension. Learn to avoid the pitfalls!
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Jacek Barecki, Jul 28

Understanding OpCache

Jacek Barecki answers some common questions you might have about OpCache - the bytecode cache that's included by default in PHP 5.5 and above
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Bruno Skvorc, Jul 22

Getting to Know Zend Server 7

In this post, we'll take a look at Zend Server 7 - what it brings to the table, what it impresses with, and where it falls short.
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Bruno Skvorc, Jun 29

How to Install PHP Extensions from Source

Ever wondered how you can install PHP extensions from source? Bruno Škvorc explains in this step by step tutorial.
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Bruno Skvorc, Jun 15

What You May Have Missed in PHP, June 2014

A short list of facts and news about the PHP world you may have missed over the past several weeks.
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Peter Nijssen, Jun 12

Enable PhpMyAdmin's Extra Features

Peter Nijssen activates and demonstrates PhpMyAdmin's additional features - from SQL bookmarking to visual relationships
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Bruno Skvorc, May 25

PHP Fights HHVM and Zephir with PHPNG

What's PHPNG? Who's leading it and how does it stack up against HHVM and Zephir?
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Thien Tran Duy, Apr 07

Getting Started with PHP Extension Development via Zephir

Thien Tran Duy explains how we can get started with PHP Extension development through Zephir, the new language from the Phalcon team