22 COMMENTs
PHP
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
1 COMMENT
PHP
Christopher Pitt, Dec 02

Using the RulerZ Rule Engine to Smarten up Playlist Building

Christopher Pitt shows us how we can use RulerZ, the PHP rule engine, to smarten up playlist song selection by applying constraints and filters!
7 COMMENTs
Web
Simon Codrington, Dec 01

Using the Battery Status API to Optimize Your Development

Simon presents the Battery Status API, used for determining the battery levels of an end user's device and tailoring your app to optimize performance.
5 COMMENTs
PHP
Reza Lavaryan, 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!
1 COMMENT
PHP
Andrew Cairns, Nov 27

Modeling an Aggregate with Eloquent

Andrew Cairns explains the Aggregate pattern and implements it on top of Laravel's Eloquent. Feeling the pro thirst? Give this advanced tutorial a go!
6 COMMENTs
PHP
Wern Ancheta, Nov 25

Liking, Watchlisting and Uploading through Vimeo's API

Wern continues where he left off in the last part, and implements liking, watchlisting and uploading of videos into his Slim application!
1 COMMENT
PHP
Wern Ancheta, Nov 23

Building a Basic Video Search App with Vimeo's API and Slim

Wern goes through the process of building a sample video search application consuming Vimeo's API, using the Slim framework. Don't change the channel!
37 COMMENTs
PHP
Phil Sturgeon, Nov 20

PHP vs Ruby - Let's All Just Get Along

Phil Sturgeon talks about his experience in Ruby-land after having been in PHP for ages. What does he like? What does he dislike? Find out in PHP vs Ruby!
4 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Nov 18

Sourcehunt PHP: Contribute to Crypto, Validation, Payments...

In the latest edition of Sourcehunt, we look at encryption/decryption, validation, payments, a new CMS, background jobs, and much more - come contribute!
6 COMMENTs
PHP
Shameer C, Nov 16

Basic User Management in Symfony2 with FOSUserBundle

Shameer quickly explains the gargantuan user management plugin for Symfony2: FOSUserBundle. Learn how to register, log in, and more!
5 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Nov 13

Suggesting Carbon with Composer - Date and Time the Right Way

Bruno looks at Carbon, a library extending the basic DateTime PHP class, and implements it in a live project instead of pure string outputs of dates!
10 COMMENTs
PHP
Reza Lavaryan, Nov 11

Meet Elixir, the Laravel Way of Compiling Assets

Reza goes through Elixir, a Laravel addon for front-end asset management. Compilation, minification, optimization, versioning and more - check it out!
13 COMMENTs
PHP
Joseph Lowery, Nov 09

Watch: PHP Dependencies Made Easy with Composer

In this screencast, Joe Lowery will show you how to get up and running with Composer and its companion service, Packagist and become a more efficient coder.
7 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Nov 06

Breaking Free from Guzzle5 with PHP-HTTP and HTTPlug

Bruno looks at PHP-HTTP, a project aiming to fully abstract HTTP client implementations in libraries / apps. In this tutorial, we break free from Guzzle5!
22 COMMENTs
PHP
Reza Lavaryan, Nov 04

How Laravel Facades Work and How to Use Them Elsewhere

M. Reza explains how Laravel's facades work and shows you how to reimplement them in any non-Laravel project! Facades in Silex? Yes please!
4 COMMENTs
PHP
Andrew Carter, Nov 02

How to Build a NASA Photo Gallery with Zend Expressive

Andrew Carter goes from nothing to full app in this tutorial, using Zend Expressive to build a PSR-7 friendly middleware-powered gallery app. Sci-Fi stuff!
4 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Oct 30

Powerful Custom Entities with the Diffbot PHP Client

Bruno demonstrates how easy it is to extend the default Diffbot PHP client and get it to fetch custom data from completely custom webpage types
17 COMMENTs
Web
Corey Martin, Oct 28

Stripe vs Braintree: the Ultimate Guide

Corey Martin compares Stripe and Braintree, two online API-driven systems for collecting payments on the web.
9 COMMENTs
PHP
Nicola Pietroluongo, Oct 28

Randomness in PHP - Do You Feel Lucky?

Nicola Pietroluongo takes a look at the new randomness functions in PHP 7, compares them to "rand", and introduces alternatives for older PHP versions.
21 COMMENTs
PHP
Reza Lavaryan, Oct 26

Managing Cronjobs with Laravel

Reza Lavaryan demonstrates the use of Laravel's task scheduler - a solution to version controller cronjobs and advanced Laravel Artisan commands!
11 COMMENTs
PHP
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.
10 COMMENTs
PHP
Andrew Carter, Oct 21

Flyweight Design Pattern and Immutability: A Perfect Match

Andrew Carter explains the Flyweight Design Pattern - a relatively unknown pattern in PHP land - using the familiar example of a FileFactory and enums.
11 COMMENTs
WordPress
Scott Bolinger, Oct 20

3 Ways to Create a Mobile App with WordPress

Scott Bollinger shares three options available to easily create a mobile app with WordPress, reviewing the pros and cons of each approach.
6 COMMENTs
PHP
Christopher Pitt, Oct 19

Memory Performance Boosts with Generators and Nikic/Iter

Christopher Pitt re-introduces generators on a practical demo by reading and writing large CSV files while using very little memory.