April 2014 php[architect] Magazine Released – Major Players


by · April 23, 2014


It’s spring, and (here in the U.S.) the Majors are starting up! In sports, we all have our favorites- the ones we love, and the ones we love to hate. In PHP, we have the similar players- Drupal, WordPress, and Yii Framework (to name a few). Love them or hate them, you can’t deny that […]


Security Update: Heartbleed Vulnerability


by · April 9, 2014


By now you have heard about the Heartbleed vulnerability that exists in recent versions of OpenSSL – the technology used to protect web and other network connections from prying eyes. You can read up on details of this vulnerability at http://heartbleed.com We at php[architect] consider our customer’s security of utmost importance. We’ve verified our systems to […]


Just 6 weeks until php[tek] 2014


by · April 8, 2014


If you were sitting on the fence about buying your tickets to php[tek] 2014 … it’s time to act!  There are only six weeks left until php[tek] starts. So much will be happening that you won’t want to miss.  It’s going to be the biggest PHP experience of the year! 48 Sessions 6 Tutorials 2 […]


$1 Cabin Fever Sale & Book Price Drop!


by · April 3, 2014


All of us here at php[architect] have been cooped up too long – stuck inside dealing with wintery weather that never seems to end – and we’ve gone a little crazy! Therefore, this weekend only (from Friday through Monday inclusive), we are selling all digital back-issues of our magazine for only $1 each!  (Yes, you […]


New: Open Source Software from php[architect]


by · April 1, 2014


If JavaScript can go to the back-end, why can’t PHP come to the front end? And, why can’t it take advantage of the advances in PHP’s performance to compete with the innovations in front-end JavaScript engines?


Still running an old version of PHP?


by · March 20, 2014


An article posted today on arstechnica.com today looks at a well-known and fixed vulnerability in PHP that is still being used to hijack sites. If you are using version 5.3 its long past time to upgrade. Read up on how to get ready.


March 2014 php[architect] Magazine Released – The New PHP


by · March 14, 2014


Our March issue is out, and it will send you soaring to new heights. PHP is getting better all the time, and we’ll show you what you need to know to be prepared. Getting ready to upgrade to 5.5? Dirk gives you a tour of what’s new and how to use it to full effect. […]


February 2014 php[architect] Magazine Released: Databases


by · February 19, 2014


Before I got into coding I had no concept of what a database was, except that it was a place to store “data.” After reading about “tables” and “relations” I could visualize it better. Later, after working with databases for a few years, I can totally grok it. For years, relational databases were king. Now, […]


Mental Health Summit at php[tek] 2014


by · February 12, 2014


Today we are announcing that in conjunction with Engine Yard’s Prompt initiative, and Mental Health Awareness Month, that we will be hosting four speakers to talk about their experiences and insights regarding mental health issues in the web development communities. Read more about this at:  http://tek.phparch.com/mental-health-summit/


Annual Survey 2014


by · February 11, 2014


It’s about that time of year again.  When we want to learn more about you, our customer.  (As well as about people who currently aren’t our customer!).   So if you are seeing this, please help us out by giving us a few minutes of your time, and filling out a survey so that we can […]