Bruno Skvorc, Apr 20
Sourcehunt: Cron Management, Hackathon Starters, PHP-GUI...
In this edition of sourcehunt, we look at cron managers for PHP, a Laravel Hackathon starter kit, a PHP-GUI package that lets you do desktop-PHP, and more
Bruno Skvorc, Apr 13
Easy Multi-Language Twig Apps with Gettext
There are many approaches to internationalizing an app. Here's one using Gettext, Twig, and a solid application skeleton for a demo!
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
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!
Bruno Skvorc, Mar 02
Glide: Easy Dynamic on-Demand Image Resizing
Let's take a look at Glide - an image manipulation library for easy dynamic on-demand image resizing for all the screen sizes!
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!
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!
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!
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
Bruno Skvorc, Dec 03
Learn PHP 7, Find out What's New, and More
Learn about PHP 7 - its new features, its performance upgrades, places to host it, how to develop with it locally, and more
Reza Lavarian, Nov 30
Filling out PDF Forms with PDFtk and PHP
Reza explains how we can use PDFtk to fill out PDF forms programmatically, and then builds a class around the functionality to make things even easier!
Lukas White, Oct 23
OCR in PHP: Read Text from Images with Tesseract
OCR in PHP is possible! Lukas White builds a simple Silex app into which a user can upload an image, and get the text from image accurately extracted.
Jeff Smith, Oct 17
First Look at Flarum - Next Generation Forums Made Simple
Jeff Smith looks at Flarum, the soon to be released PHP forum. We talk about features, installation, customization, and more!
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!
Bruno Skvorc, Aug 19
Look, Ma! No NodeJS! - A PHP Front-end Workflow Without Node
Bruno Skvorc combines BowerPHP, Mini-Asset and Robo.li into a PHP front end asset building pipeline that aims to completely avoid having to deal with NodeJS
Bruno Skvorc, Aug 12
BDD in Laravel: Getting Started with Behat and PhpSpec
In this introduction, Bruno Skvorc introduces BDD in Laravel by installing and using Behat and PhpSpec to develop a simple testable feature.
Scott Molinari, Aug 05
Appserver - a Production-Ready PHP-Based Server
Scott Molinari introduces Appserver.io - a full-stack PHP environment with a multi-threaded production-ready PHP-based server!
Wern Ancheta, Aug 03
Introduction to Elasticsearch in PHP
Wern Ancheta goes through a bare-bones introduction to Elasticsearch, the amazingly fast search engine you can populate with custom data and use with PHP.
Younes Rafie, Jul 29
Using Selenium with PHPUnit
Younes Rafie demonstrates the use of Selenium for acceptance testing and browser automation in tandem with PHPUnit
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!
Taylor Ren, Jun 22
Nette Framework: First Impressions
Taylor Ren takes a look at Nette Framework, the 3rd most popular framework from our recent survey. Come see what's special about it - and what isn't!