6 COMMENTs
PHP
Peter Nijssen, Aug 06

Check Your Code's Quality with SensioLabs Insight

Sensiolabs, the company behind Silex and Symfony, offers Insight as a service to help you check your code's quality and security issues. Here's a quick demo
3 COMMENTs
PHP
SitePoint Team, Aug 04

Fractal: a Practical Walkthrough

Alex explains what Fractal is and how you can use it to keep your JSON output consistent, even after database schema changes
134 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Aug 03

Legacy Code is a Cancer

Bruno Skvorc argues against legacy code in well established projects, stating that new versions should not only supersede older ones, but also kill them.
6 COMMENTs
PHP
Aleksey Asiutin, Aug 01

Fixed Point Math in PHP with BCMath, precision loss cases

Aleksey Asiutin explains some precision loss cases when dealing with fixed point math in PHP with the BCMath extension. Learn to avoid the pitfalls!
25 COMMENTs
PHP
Arno Slatius, Jul 30

4 Features That Make Me Choose NuSphere PhpED

Arno Slatius tells us about the four features that make PhpED the right IDE for him
29 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Amit Diwan, Jul 25

How to Craft the Perfect 404 Page

Some people treat their 404 page like a seatbelt. I never crash so why worry? Amit shows that your 404 page isn't a problem -- it's an opportunity.
4 COMMENTs
PHP
Miguel Ibarra Romero, Jul 25

Using Guzzle with Twitter via Oauth

A tutorial on how you can use OAuth to authenticate Guzzle with Twitter and make it into a Twitter client - uses Guzzle's own Oauth adapter
3 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Jul 22

Getting to Know Zend Server 7

In this post, we'll take a look at Zend Server 7 - what it brings to the table, what it impresses with, and where it falls short.
59 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Jul 20

7 More Mistakes Commonly Made by PHP Developers

Here are seven mistakes PHP developers often do - from wrong database drivers to too much transparency, read this list to find out what you shouldn't do
15 COMMENTs
PHP
Peter Nijssen, Jul 18

Social Network Authentication: Twitter and Facebook

Peter Nijssen continues his series on social network authentication and demonstrates how you can implement Twitter and Facebook as a login system
10 COMMENTs
PHP
Peter Nijssen, Jul 15

Social Network Authentication: Merging Accounts

After logging in with social networks, all that's left is merging accounts - and that's what Peter does in this part: merge the Google+ account with another
55 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gabrielle Gosha, Jul 14

Challenge: The Floppy Disk and the 'Save' Icon

Our current choice for the ubiquitous 'save' icon is the floppy disk -- a tech fossil -- but do we have a better alternative?
11 COMMENTs
PHP
Peter Nijssen, Jul 14

Social Network Authentication: Google+

Peter Nijssen continues his series on implementing social network logins with your app by demonstrating Google+ authentication
10 COMMENTs
PHP
Peter Nijssen, Jul 12

Social Network Authentication: Setup

Peter Nijssen starts a series on building a social network authentication system, allowing your users to log in with social network accounts
8 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Jul 11

8 Heroku Add-ons for Production Ready PHP Apps

Wondering which Heroku add-ons to use to make sure your application is (and stays) production-ready? See our list in this post.
20 COMMENTs
PHP
Francesco Malatesta, Jul 11

Getting Started with FluentPDO

Francesco Malatesta introduces you to FluentPDO - a small and simple PDO library built to solve your data manipulation needs. See what it can do.
31 COMMENTs
Design & UX
James Edwards, Jul 09

Good Users and Bad Passwords

It's getting more common for sign-up forms to enforce a specific password format. But is this good password UX? And is it even good security?
11 COMMENTs
PHP
Wern Ancheta, Jul 09

Automate PHP with Phake - Real World Examples

Wern Ancheta goes through some real world examples of using Phake to execute common tasks we may not be willing to deal with manually.
16 COMMENTs
WordPress
Bruno Skvorc, Jul 08

First Look at Themosis, a Framework for WordPress Developers

Themosis is a new plugin for WordPress which enables MVC-powered plugin development for WP with rigid Laravel-like structure
14 COMMENTs
PHP
Wern Ancheta, Jul 07

Automate PHP with Phake - Introduction

Wern Ancheta explains the role of Phake - an automation tool for PHP based on Ruby's Rake which lets you automate mundane tasks you don't want to deal with
29 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Jul 04

13 Steps to Get eZ Publish 5.x to Work on Homestead

Is it possible to get eZ Publish up and running in a Vagrant box hosted on Windows? Let's find out.
22 COMMENTs
PHP
Peter Nijssen, Jul 02

Continuous Integration with PHP-CI

Peter Nijssen reviews PHP-CI, a new Continuous Integration tool focusing on PHP projects exclusively. See how it stacks up against the rest!
25 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Jessica Enders, Jul 01

3 Rules for Painless Account UX: Login

Is your login friendly doorman or cranky guard? Jessica Enders shows you how to get your users logged in fast by getting your login screens out of the way.
30 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Jul 01

How to Install Xdebug with PHPStorm and Vagrant

Here's how you get XDebug to work though PHPStorm across a Vagrant layer all the way to your PHP app. Don't let virtual machines impede your debugging!