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!
Bruno wrote a quick tutorial on boxing up apps as Phar archives and distributing them as executable bins via Composer
Younes Rafie explains what Laravel contracts are all about and uses them to implement a Twig engine into Laravel
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!
Taylor Ren demonstrates some advanced PHP extension development with the PHP-CPP library and C++
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.
Thien Tran Duy explains how you can run multiple versions of PHP on one server actively, each with its own extensions environment.
Thien explains how you can install custom PHP extensions on Heroku - in this example, we install the Phalcon Framework
Taylor Ren explains how you can generate XLS files with charts using PHPExcel - a PHP library
Taylor Ren explains how you can use MS Interop to create Microsoft Word documents in PHP ready, immediately ready for the printer
Aleksey Asiutin explains some precision loss cases when dealing with fixed point math in PHP with the BCMath extension. Learn to avoid the pitfalls!
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
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.
Ever wondered how you can install PHP extensions from source? Bruno Škvorc explains in this step by step tutorial.
A short list of facts and news about the PHP world you may have missed over the past several weeks.
Peter Nijssen activates and demonstrates PhpMyAdmin's additional features - from SQL bookmarking to visual relationships
What's PHPNG? Who's leading it and how does it stack up against HHVM and Zephir?
Thien Tran Duy explains how we can get started with PHP Extension development through Zephir, the new language from the Phalcon team
Taylor Ren continues with his C++ tutorial on developing PHP extensions through PHP-CPP
Matthew Setter covers Composer Cheatsheet - a tool specifically designed to give you the summary of all the awesomeness Composer provides
Taylor Ren explains how we can develop PHP extensions in C++ with the help of the PHP-CPP library