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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.
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.
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!
2 COMMENTs
PHP
Deji Akala, Feb 24

Sylius and Cutting Your Teeth on TDD

We look at Sylius - a fully tested and super-robuts e-commerce platform/framework, and use it to learn some proper Test Driven Development!
4 COMMENTs
PHP
Viraj Khatavkar, Feb 23

Laravel Dusk - Intuitive and Easy Browser Testing for All!

Viraj demonstrates Laravel Dusk - a browser testing tool designed for testing your apps in full - including UI and JavaScript!
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Feb 21

Sourcehunt: Idea of the Month and 6 Interesting Repos!

Sourcehunt Feb, apart from promoting really interesting open source repos, now also features an app idea of the month, worth a fortune. Check it out!
9 COMMENTs
PHP
Eugene Dementjev, Feb 13

Achieving Modular Architecture with Forwarding Decorators

Eugene explains Forwarding Decorators: a crazy concept for approaching modularity in apps - wrapping them in other classes and recompiling everything.
4 COMMENTs
PHP
Bruno Skvorc, Jan 30

Testing Frenzy - Can We BDD Test the Units?

Let's take a look at Peridot - a testing suite with a different approach. Can we BDD test our units? Should we?
PHP
Alex Bilbie, Jan 05

Re-Introducing Jenkins: Automated Testing with Pipelines

Alex Bilbie looks at Jenkins' newest feature: pipelines. With it, we configure Laravel's auto-testing procedure, and make sure our builds stay alive!
PHP
Younes Rafie, Dec 16

What Are Polymorphic Relations and How Do We Use Them with Eloquent?

In this "next level Laravel" post, Younes explains an interesting approach to designing relationships with Eloquent: polymorphic relations.
12 COMMENTs
PHP
Christopher Vundi, Dec 14

Let's Kill the Password! Magic Login Links to the Rescue!

Chris adds a password-less login procedure on top of the typical username/password login in Laravel - let's kill the password!
4 COMMENTs
PHP
Christopher Pitt, Nov 28

Event Sourcing in a Pinch

Chris explains what event sourcing is, how to use it, when to apply it, and why. Check out this advanced DDD pattern in an easy to learn format!
4 COMMENTs
PHP
Younes Rafie, Nov 16

Quick Tip: The Convenient Magic of Eloquent Observers

Younes presents Eloquent Observers - a method of subscribing to changed on models and having those models notify all subscribers of changes. Check it out!
12 COMMENTs
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!
4 COMMENTs
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!
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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
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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
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.
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PHP
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!