Claudio Ribeiro, Feb 10
Taming the Snoo: Playing with the Reddit API
Claudio explores the Reddit API - from searching to authenticating with Oauth and downloading user data. Come tame this powerful beast!
Christopher Pitt, Feb 02
How to Make Modern PHP More Modern? With Preprocessing!
Chris adds some unexpected functionality to PHP, and all without custom extensions or recompiling. Let's unlock the power of macros and preprocessors!
Bruno Skvorc, Jan 30
Testing Frenzy - Can We BDD Test the Units?
Let's take a look at Peridot - a testing suite with a different approach. Can we BDD test our units? Should we?
Bruno Skvorc, Jan 27
Sourcehunt 17.1: 7 Interesting PHP Packages to Keep an Eye On
Here's January's Sourcehunt with 7 new libs/packages to keep and eye on or to contribute to. Use open source? Give back by helping out!
Christopher Vundi, Jan 20
Laravel and Braintree: Middleware and Other Advanced Concepts
Chris Vundi focuses on fine tuning our online Laravel and Braintree courses website by tweaking the subscription plans and securing the app
Christopher Vundi, Jan 17
Laravel and Braintree, Sitting in a Tree...
Let's build a subscription based courses-site with Laravel and Braintree! Come and learn how to start selling subscriptions with ease!
Memi Allamani, Dec 20
Social Logins with Oauth.io - Log in with Anything, Anywhere
Memi Allamani takes you through a crash course of implementing a merged Google+ / Facebook login with Oauth.io
Patrick van Bergen, Dec 02
Using GDELT 2 with PHP to Analyze the World!
Patrick looks at an example use of GDELT - the world's database of events - and uses it to analyze some world trends with PHP and SQL. Check it out!
Viraj Khatavkar, Nov 26
How to Properly Deploy Web Apps via SFTP with Git
Viraj demonstrates the full process of writing custom code for deploying different commits of your app to an SFTP server using Git and PhpSecLib
Bruno Skvorc, Nov 25
What Would You Pay to Make 27% of the Web More Secure?
We talked to Scott Arciszewski who is intent on writing a PHP polyfill for libsodium, with the potential to increase the security of at least 27% of the web
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.
Wern Ancheta, Nov 11
Amazon Product API Exploration: Let's Build a Product Searcher
Wern Ancheta develops a product search API for Amazon products with Amazon Products Advertisement API
Kirill Zhirnov, Nov 08
Beaver in Action: Practical MySQL Optimization
Kirill demonstrates a practical example of optimizing a website's MySQL queries - check it out, it might come in handy in your optimization gigs!
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!
Wern Ancheta, Oct 26
Shopify App Development Made Simple with HTTP APIs and Guzzle
Wern shows us how easy it is to get stared with developing Shopify powered PHP apps with Guzzle and Shopify's HTTP API.
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, Oct 18
Modding Minecraft with PHP - Buildings from Code!
Chris shows us how we can connect PHP to Minecraft in a way that lets us create terrains and buildings from PHP code!
Claudio Ribeiro, Oct 17
A First Look at Atlas - the ORM That Delivers
Claudio takes a look at Atlas - a new type of ORM that doesn't oversell. If you're dying for a breath of fresh ORM air, check it out!
Viraj Khatavkar, Oct 03
Phpseclib: Securely Communicating with Remote Servers via PHP
Viraj introduces Phpseclib: a package for securely communicating with a remote server via PHP. Execute commands, list dir trees, schedule crons, and more!
Bruno Skvorc, Sep 29
Fighting Recruiter Spam with PHP - Proof of Concept
Connecting to IMAP and SMTP from PHP in order to filter, identify, and reply to recruiter spam - the inbox blight of any decent developer!
Claudio Ribeiro, Sep 26
Quick Intro: PhpCompatibility for PHPCS - Are You PHP7 Ready?
Claudio introduces us to a new PHPCS standard - PhpCompatibility. This standard checks your code for compatibility with past and present versions of PHP!
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
Reza Lavaryan, Sep 12
RESTful Remote Object Proxies with ProxyManager
What are proxies? How can we use them? And what kind of advanced use cases can we think of? Let's perform some RESTful remote miracles with ProxyManager!