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!
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
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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
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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
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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
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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!
13 COMMENTs
PHP
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!
PHP
Wern Ancheta, Oct 13

Picking the Brains of Your Customers with Microsoft's Text Analytics

Wern develops an app which uses Microsoft's Text Analytics API to recognize positive or negative sentiment in people's reviews of an Amazon product.
2 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Oct 11

A Review of Bulgaria PHP - Game On!

On Oct 7-8, Bruno attended Bulgaria PHP. Here are his impressions, and why you shouldn't miss a conference like this one - it really is something else.
PHP
Deji Akala, Oct 05

From HTTP Messages to PSR-7: What's It All About?

In this primer about PSR-7, Deji Akala explains where it came from, what the PSR means, how it changed the PHP landscape, and what's next.
PHP
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!
2 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Sep 30

Sourcehunt September - Hacktoberfest Edition

Hacktoberfest is starting! In this Sourcehunt, join DigitalOcean's initiative and get a free limited edition t-shirt for contributing to open source!
3 COMMENTs
PHP
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!
PHP
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
7 COMMENTs
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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!
5 COMMENTs
PHP
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!
10 COMMENTs
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
2 COMMENTs
PHP
Paul Jones, Sep 20

PHP-FIG Alternatives: The Pros and Cons of Various Visions

After Larry voiced his opinion, Paul Jones chimes in with his stances and suggestions about PHP-FIG and its options going forward.
4 COMMENTs
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Larry Garfield, Sep 15

The Past, Present and Future of the PHP-FIG

Larry Garfield, one of PHP-FIG's longest members, sheds a light on his perspective of things - the past, the current drama, and the way forward.
10 COMMENTs
PHP
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!
3 COMMENTs
PHP
Deji Akala, Sep 09

PHP-FIG, Quo Vadis?

Deji Akala talks about the PHP-FIG, informing us of the current situation it finds itself in, and shedding some light on the "why" of it all.