Bruno Skvorc, Nov 21
Sourcehunt - Open Source Week Edition
It's open source week at SitePoint, and this sourcehunt is an excellent starter, listing some amazing and diverse projects from this month and the last.
Younes Rafie, Nov 16
Quick Tip: The Convenient Magic of Eloquent Observers
Younes presents Eloquent Observers - a method of subscribing to changed on models and having those models notify all subscribers of changes. Check it out!
Younes Rafie, Nov 06
Extending OctoberCMS - Building a Soft-Delete Plugin
Younes extends OctoberCMS by building a soft-delete plugin, allowing you to delete posts by marking them as trashed, while still keeping them in the DB!
Wern Ancheta, Nov 03
Build Your Own Dropbox Client with the Dropbox API
Wern shows us how to use Laravel and Guzzle to build our own full Dropbox client with the Dropbox API!
Christopher Thomas, Oct 31
2FA in Laravel with Google Authenticator - Get Secure!
Christopher Thomas shows us the full process of implementing 2FA - two factor authentication - in Laravel, using Google Authenticator!
Christopher Pitt, Oct 24
Is It Possible to Write and Run PHP Code on an iPad?
Christopher Pitt demonstrates a cool and somewhat practical travel lifehack on how to develop PHP apps on an iPad with some neat dedicated apps!
Matthew Setter, Oct 20
Testing PHP Code with Atoum - an Alternative to PHPUnit
Matthew Setter takes an introductory look at atoum - an alternative to PHPUnit with an interesting twist
Christopher Pitt, Sep 28
9 Hot Tips to Enhance Your Spark Experience
Chris has been using Spark for a while now, and he's compiled a list of 9 tips you shouldn't skip if you want your Spark experience to start a proper fire
Deji Akala, Sep 27
Single-File Symfony Apps? Yes, with MicroKernelTrait!
Deji Akala shows us that it's possible to have single-file Symfony apps - with the help of a new 2.8/3.0 feature: the MicroKernelTrait!
Younes Rafie, Sep 23
Mail Logging in Laravel 5.3: Extending the Mail Driver
Younes Rafie goes through the quick process of extending Laravel's mail driver so that emails can easily be logged into the database
Younes Rafie, Sep 08
Laravel Quick Tip: Model Route Binding
Laravel has the option to bind models to routes, for easy auto-fetching. See how they can be configured, and how to switch to UUID instead of primary keys!
Wern Ancheta, Aug 26
How to Create a Pokemon Spawn Locations Recorder with CouchDB
Wern Ancheta shows you how to build a Pokemon spawn location recorder app with CouchDB and the Slim Framework, wrapping it up in good security practices!
Bruno Skvorc, Aug 23
Up and Running with the Fastest PHP Framework on PHP7 in 5 Mins
Phalcon is back - and in style! It can now run on PHP 7, and is written completely in Zephir. Easy extension development AND perfect performance!
Bruno Skvorc, Aug 05
8 Must-Have Grav Plugins to round-off Your Blog's Installation
A list of must-have Grav plugins to round off any developer's personal blog, plus some extra performance and quality tweaks.
Wern Ancheta, Jul 22
Can We Use Laravel to Build a Custom Google Drive UI?
Wern Ancheta builds a brand new Google Drive admin UI with Laravel!
Andrew Carter, Jul 13
Quick Tip: Testing Symfony Apps with a Disposable Database
Andrew explains how to perform database-related tests in a Symfony app much faster - with a disposable in-memory SQLite database, avoiding any bulky mocks
Reza Lavaryan, Jun 29
Disco with Design Patterns: A Fresh Look at Dependency Injection
We build a basic framework with a new dependency injection container called Disco, explaining all the confusing concepts along the way. Join us!
Bruno Skvorc, Jun 28
Sourcehunt: PHP7-Only Alternative to Laravel, HPKP, and More
This sourcehunt features a PHP-7 only alternative to Laravel, input validation, HPKP, strict PHP object signatures, and more.
Bruno Skvorc, Jun 27
Can Symfony Apps Be Fast on Vagrant? Let's Check with SuluCMS!
In this tutorial, we go through some effective performance hacks for developing Symfony apps on Vagrant virtual machines
Daniel Sipos, Jun 20
Your Own Custom Annotations - More than Just Comments!
Danny teaches you how to build Doctrine-style PHP annotations for your own custom projects!
Francesco Malatesta, Jun 13
Laravel Doctrine - Best of Both Worlds?
Francesco introduces Laravel Doctrine, and builds a sample app with it - come learn about this powerful ORM + Framework mix!
Christopher Pitt, Jun 03
Hacking the Fitbit - Emulating a Pager for Twitter DMs!
Chris makes his cheap Fitbit vibrate on new Twitter DMs - emulated pager AND a silent wake-up alarm? WIN!
Bruno Skvorc, May 30
Sourcehunt: Conferences, Oauth2 in Slim, Static Analyzers, Etc.
Another sourcehunt is here! This time, we're featuring conference apps, personal project managers, oauth2 helpers, and more!
Scott Molinari, May 18
Benchmarking: Can AppServer Beat Symfony's Performance?
Scott revisits Appserver and benchmarks it against Symfony to dispel the rumors of bas performance. Does he succeed? Tune in to find out!