PHP
Deji Akala, Apr 28

Upgrading Sylius the TDD Way: Exploring PhpSpec

Deji extends the core of Sylius by adding some back end features via true TDD: writing PhpSpec tests first, seeing that they fail, and then making them pass
PHP
Marcello Duarte, Apr 27

Functional Programming with Phunkie: Parser Combinators in PHP

Marcello Duarte of Inviqa shares some functional programming insight with us by teaching us how to build Parser combinations with Phunkie! Hardcore!
21 COMMENTs
PHP
Christopher Pitt, Apr 24

How Privileged Are Programmers? Are You a John, Too?

Chris shares the anecdote of his past John-ness, describing, commenting, and deconstructing how privileged programmers are. Do you know Johns? Are you one?
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Apr 22

Make Your Own Social Network, Game Server, or Knowledgebase! - Sourcehunt

This sourcehunt, we've gained the magical ability to make our own game servers, knowledgebases, and social networks. Join us in contributing!
3 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Apr 18

Getting to Know and Love Xdebug

Let's take a fresh look at Xdebug, the de-facto PHP debugger, which turned an epic 15 years old this month. A quick look at some tricks, tips, and features!
4 COMMENTs
PHP
Christopher Vundi, Apr 14

Building a Social Network with Laravel and Stream? Easy!

Christopher continues building the Laravel Social Network project by fully implementing Stream functionality with follows, friending, and notifications.
7 COMMENTs
PHP
Christopher Vundi, Apr 12

Real-Time Laravel Notifications and Follows? Sure, with Stream!

Ever wanted to add user following and real-time notifications to your Laravel apps? Now you can - easily: with Stream. Let's see how to bootstrap it!
10 COMMENTs
PHP
Younes Rafie, Apr 07

An Alternative Laravel Package Development Workflow

After we published Francesco's Laravel Package development workflow a month ago, Younes chimes in with his own Laravel Package development approach!
5 COMMENTs
PHP
Reza Lavaryan, Apr 05

Easily Add Social Logins to Your App with Socialite

Implementing social logins is making your head explode? Oauth to complex? No more! With Socialite, it's done in 30 minutes, for ANY social service.
3 COMMENTs
WordPress
Craig Buckler, Mar 31

How to Synchronize WordPress Live and Development Databases

Developing WordPress themes and plugins on a local server can be problematic if it doesn't match your live system. Craig discusses synchronization options.
1 COMMENT
PHP
Christopher Pitt, Mar 31

Procedurally Generated Game Terrain with ReactJS, PHP, and Websockets

Chris uses ReactJS, PHP, and Websockets to demonstrate how we can procedurally generate game terrain for our rip-off of Stardew Valley!
2 COMMENTs
PHP
Younes Rafie, Mar 30

How Can I Use Laravel Envoy or Deployer with SemaphoreCI?

Younes sets up a CI pipeline on SemaphoreCI and makes sure it invokes Deployer or Laravel Envoy to deploy the app after a successful commit / test.
PHP
Thomas Punt, Mar 29

Upgrading from Pthreads v2 to v3: What to Look out For

Thomas shows us the difference between Pthreads 2 and 3 and explains the upgrade procedure - the changes are big and backwards-incompatible, but worth it.
6 COMMENTs
PHP
Christopher Pitt, Mar 27

Game Development with ReactJS and PHP: How Compatible Are They?

Chris bootstraps a basic Stardew-Valley-like game in this game development with PHP post, using an async server, preprocessors, and ReactJS!
7 COMMENTs
PHP
Bert Ramakers, Mar 24

Creating Strictly Typed Arrays and Collections in PHP

Bert discusses an interesting approach to creating arrays and collections that automatically enforce certain types - both scalar and fully custom
2 COMMENTs
PHP
Thomas Punt, Mar 22

Parallel Programming with Pthreads in PHP - the Fundamentals

Thomas explains the most recent version of pthreads targeting PHP 7+ and demonstrates all the new features it brought along. Get started with parallelism!
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Mar 20

Sourcehunt - Build a Medium Exporter + Cool New Libs!

This sourcehunt, we've found a lot of Laravel and/or JSON focused packages. It's an interesting combo which led us to our newest "app idea of the month"!
1 COMMENT
PHP
Francesco Malatesta, Mar 17

My Laravel Package Building Workflow

Francesco tells us about his workflow for building Laravel packages - from PSR-4 baby steps to Facades, Francesco justifies and explains the steps he takes.
12 COMMENTs
PHP
Claudio Ribeiro, Mar 13

The Android Elephpant - Laravel on your Android Phone?

Crazy? Maybe! Claudio goes through setting up PHP, Git, and Composer on an Android device. Not only that, but he also deploys Laravel and SQLite!
1 COMMENT
PHP
Viraj Khatavkar, Mar 10

Crash Course: Continuous Deployment with Semaphore CI

Viraj takes us through the basic process of setting up Continuous Deployment to a DigitalOcean server by means of Semaphore CI. Exciting!
7 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Mar 07

Covering Laracon: Are Online Conferences Introvert Heaven?

Laracon: the official Laravel conference, is online in this edition. Let's talk about online vs offline conferences, and how they help / hinder networking!
42 COMMENTs
PHP
Vlad Kobilansky, Mar 03

The State of PHP MVC Frameworks in 2017

Vlad considers the current state of PHP frameworks in 2017 - where are we? Where can we go from here? Which ones have the highest potential?
3 COMMENTs
PHP
Younes Rafie, Feb 28

How to Secure Laravel Apps with 2FA via SMS

Younes Rafie shows us how to add 2FA to a Laravel app - make sure your users can log in securely by adding an SMS layer!
5 COMMENTs
PHP
Younes Rafie, Feb 25

PHP Fractal - Make Your API's JSON Pretty, Always!

Younes looks at Fractal - a PHP League package for formatting and transforming JSON, YAML, and other data formats to something consistent. APIs rejoice!