Expanding our In-Person Training Offerings


by · February 24, 2015


We are looking to expand our Training Program by adding additional in-person courses. We want to bring our training live to you, but we need help knowing what you want!  If you could give us a few minutes of your time to take the following survey, it would greatly help us understand your training needs. […]


February 2015 php[architect] Magazine Launched


by · February 17, 2015


This month’s theme, “Other Shores”, explores other languages you may want to try. Tobias Nyholm introduces us to Hack, Julien Pauli talks about PHP Extensions, and Ricky Robinett talks “Swift for PHP Developers”. Also inside Dirk Merkel’s column Laravel Tips is about “MFA with Authy” Matthew Setter’s Column Education Station goes over file access in “Access Any File —Anywhere—With the PHP League’s […]


Zend PHP 5 Certification Study Guide, Third Edition Released


by · February 12, 2015


An all new, expanded edition of the Zend PHP 5 Certification Study Guide is now available. Purchase a printed book for $35 plus get a free digital edition. You can also buy the digital only edition for $22. We provide our digital books in DRM-free PDF, ePUB, and MOBI formats.


php[tek] 2015 Early Bird Ends Soon


by · February 6, 2015


Don’t forget and miss out on up to $200 of savings!  The Early Bird Sale for php[tek] 2015 ends promptly on February 15th! http://tek.phparch.com/pricing-and-registration/    


Vagrant with GUIs and Windows


by · January 29, 2015


Last week, I had the pleasure to present at the Drupal NoVA meetup group about using Vagrant to automate setting up development environments for your projects. Using a VM has been the single biggest change to my workflow in recent years, no matter what CMS or framework I’m using on it. You can view the […]


January 2015 Issue is Out!


by · January 23, 2015


I often speak on how I’ve been a subscriber of php[architect] since 2005. I absolutely loved that there was a magazine solely for PHP developers. It reminded me of the heydays of MacAddict (before it went downhill) and Macworld (remember, I’m a designer, too). Sure, a lot of the articles and concepts were way over […]


Web Security : In-Person Training : February 11th


by · January 7, 2015


Are you handling user input correctly, storing passwords securely, and guarding against SQL Injection and other attacks? If you’re not sure, joins us on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 we are offering a one-day version of our online Web Security training live and in-person in the Washington, D.C. area. If you missed this course on training […]


Two NEW Drupal Classes Added to Our Training Lineup


by · December 18, 2014


We are constantly working to offer the greater php community up-to-date and relevant classes.  In this vein, we are pleased to announce the addition of two new Drupal classes: Developing on Drupal and PHP Foundations for Drupal 8. Developing on Drupal Drupal is a mature and flexible Content Management Framework that can be used web […]


Announcing php[tek] 2015 and our Call for Papers


by · December 17, 2014


Today we’ve opened up the Call for Papers (as well as registration) for our upcoming conference php[tek] 2015.  This conference will once again take place in Chicago, IL, from the dates of May 18th to May 22nd.  The call for papers is only open until January 19th however.  So don’t delay in submitting those talk […]


December 2014 php[architect] magazine launched


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The final issues of 2014 is out!  Our theme this month in “Taming Content” with features on WordPress, Drupal, and ProcessWire. Also read about PHP tricks, Queues with Laravel, the SoundCloud API, and Community News! Check out the full magazine details page for more details, Download the Advanced Custom Fields article for free to sample […]