12 COMMENTs
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Christopher Vundi, Dec 14

Let's Kill the Password! Magic Login Links to the Rescue!

Chris adds a password-less login procedure on top of the typical username/password login in Laravel - let's kill the password!
8 COMMENTs
PHP
Younes Rafie, Dec 08

What's New and Exciting in PHP 7.1?

Younes quickly goes through some of the most exciting PHP 7.1 updates - come see what's new in this not-major-not-minor new version!
8 COMMENTs
PHP
Christopher Pitt, Dec 05

The Delicious Evils of PHP

Chris looks into two of the most feared and hated core functions of PHP: exec and eval. But are they really that evil?
4 COMMENTs
PHP
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!
PHP
Luka Žitnik, Nov 30

Sending PHP Event Messages to Remote Logstash on Windows

Luka covers some Logstash basics, and teaches you how to send event messages from PHP to it on Windows. Yes - PHP on Windows - still alive and kicking!
4 COMMENTs
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Christopher Pitt, Nov 28

Event Sourcing in a Pinch

Chris explains what event sourcing is, how to use it, when to apply it, and why. Check out this advanced DDD pattern in an easy to learn format!
14 COMMENTs
PHP
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
2 COMMENTs
PHP
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
9 COMMENTs
PHP
Cal Evans, Nov 23

Pay the Price for Open Source

Cal Evans, the godfather of the PHP community, discusses the cost of using open source projects, and what you need to do to pay it.
1 COMMENT
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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.
2 COMMENTs
PHP
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!
PHP
Isaac Castillo, Nov 15

Interrupting Applications with Laravel Middleware

In Laravel, middleware allows you to filter out your HTTP requests and manage requests. Learn to dictate requests and interactions with your application.
3 COMMENTs
PHP
Scott Molinari, Nov 14

Hashicorp's Packer - Is It Something for PHP Developers?

Scott Molinari takes a look at Packer and analyzes its viability for the typical PHP developer of today - find out whether or not it's worth learning about!
3 COMMENTs
PHP
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
1 COMMENT
PHP
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!
1 COMMENT
PHP
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!
1 COMMENT
PHP
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!
2 COMMENTs
PHP
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!
PHP
Ahmed Khan, Oct 31

A Crash Course of Changes to Exception Handling in PHP 7

Ahmed Khan gives us a brief overview of the new exception and error classes in PHP 7, and how they can impact your future, current, and past code!
3 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Oct 28

How'd They Do It? PHPSnake: Detecting Keypresses

Let's build a PHPSnake game together! In this part, we make a game loop and check for key presses!
1 COMMENT
PHP
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.
8 COMMENTs
PHP
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!
2 COMMENTs
PHP
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
9 COMMENTs
PHP
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!