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!
12 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.
12 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.
11 COMMENTs
PHP
Jeff Smith, Oct 17

First Look at Flarum - Next Generation Forums Made Simple

Jeff Smith looks at Flarum, the soon to be released PHP forum. We talk about features, installation, customization, and more!
4 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Oct 16

Sourcehunt: Hacktoberfest 2015 Edition - Hack to Glory

Sourcehunt is an open source promotion post by SitePoint, listing some less popular open source projects which could use your help - yes, YOURS!
9 COMMENTs
Web
Gareth Redfern, Oct 16

Building Database-free Websites with Statamic CMS

Gareth Redfern introduces Statamic, a full-featured, flat-file CMS for creating sophisticated, fully version-controlled websites without a database.
12 COMMENTs
PHP
Younes Rafie, Oct 16

Docker and Dockerfiles Made Easy!

Docker Explained! Younes goes through the process of building a sample Laravel + MySQL app powered by two docker containers - check it out!
6 COMMENTs
PHP
Daniel Sipos, Oct 14

Custom Display Suite Fields in Drupal 8

Danny, our Drupal expert, introduces custom display suite fields - a new feature of Drupal 8 you'll definitely need!
4 COMMENTs
PHP
Daniel Berman, Oct 12

Debugging WordPress on Azure with Z-Ray

Daniel Berman from Zend walks you through using Z-Ray to optimize your WordPress apps hosted on Microsoft's cloud hosting - Azure.
7 COMMENTs
PHP
Narayan Prusty, Oct 10

Automatic Asset Optimization with Munee

Narayan introduces Munee - a PHP lib that automates CSS, JS, LESS, SCSS, CoffeeScript etc minification and compilation, image resizing, caching, and more!
11 COMMENTs
PHP
Lami Adabonyan, Oct 09

Watch: Prevent Brute Force Attacks on a Login Page

Learn how to protect your PHP applications from Brute Force Attacks. I'll show you how in this screencast.
2 COMMENTs
PHP
Nicola Pietroluongo, Oct 07

Can PuliPHP Re-Revolutionize PHP Package Development?

PuliPHP is a new paradigm-shifting tool, designed to re-revolutionize PHP package development by making it extra easy to track and share resource files.
5 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Oct 06

Functional Prog, Distributed DBs, JSON-Patch and More!

Bruno reviews this year's WebCamp Zagreb - a conference dedicated to web technologies and beer!
5 COMMENTs
PHP
Daniel Sipos, Oct 02

Building Custom cTools Plugins in Drupal 7

Drupal expert Danny Sipos covers developing custom cTools plugins in Drupal 7, from scratch to final product.
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Sep 30

PHP Channel's 3rd 2015 Trimester Update

Bruno breaks down the PHP channel's status in the quarterly review - new authors, top posts, and future plans get discussed. Give us your feedback!
41 COMMENTs
PHP
Jad Joubran, Sep 28

Flexible and Easily Maintainable Laravel + Angular Material Apps

Jad builds a Laravel + Angular skeleton app that's designed to be highly team-scalable - meaning easily extensible and adaptable to new devs on the team!
17 COMMENTs
PHP
Wern Ancheta, Sep 25

How to Quickly Build a Chat App with Ratchet

Wern Ancheta shows you how easy it is to build a JavaScript + PHP chat app with Ratchet and some JS libraries. Just two files of PHP! Start messaging now!
67 COMMENTs
Web
Craig Buckler, Sep 23

SQL vs NoSQL: How to Choose

In the continuing SQL vs NoSQL debate, Craig discusses example project scenarios to determine which type of database offers the most benefit.
17 COMMENTs
PHP
Nicola Pietroluongo, Sep 23

Demystifying RegEx with Practical Examples

Nicola makes regular expressions less scary by explaining what they do and how, and demoing some practical regex examples, explained in detail.
2 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Sep 22

WebCamp Zagreb 2015 - a Conference You Must Not Miss

Have you heard of WebCamp Zagreb? It's an annual conference full of internationally renowned speakers for next to no money. Check it out!
6 COMMENTs
PHP
Younes Rafie, Sep 21

Removing the Pain of User Authorization with Sentinel

Sentinel - a package to make implementing roles and authorization via ACL much easier than it used to be. Learn from Younes in this in-depth tutorial!