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Busy Worker Bees

April 2021

Effective project management is essential to ensure your application thrives. In this issue, we look at why everyone needs some technical knowledge and how you can learn from beekeepers to stay agile. We also look at containerizing legacy applications, designing REST APIs, revisit password hashing, preparing for the worst, and more.

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Lambda PHP

March 2021

Dealing with Data

February 2021

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Books

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Beyond Laravel

An Entrepreneur's Guide to Building Effective Software

PHP Development with Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)

Setup a Productive Development Environment

WordPress Development in Depth

Learn how to build a custom, secure, multilingual website with WordPress

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About PHP’s Compromised Git Commit

Episode 54 - April 1, 2021

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Interview with Juciellen Cabrera

Episode 52 - March 29, 2021

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Video Interview with Sara Golemon about PHP Git Compromise

April 1, 2021

PHP internals contributor Sara Golemon answers questions from a panel of php[architect] and PHP Ugly contributors about the recent git compromise that affected the PHP project and what they’re doing about it.

Six Things I Learned as a Lead Developer

March 22, 2021

By Gabor “Mefi” Nadai Being a Lead Developer is a fun, engaging, and responsible adventure. Becoming one is not something that happens from one day to the next. It is something you grow into by raising your voice, taking action, and responsibility. I’ve learned many things working as a Lead Developer. Still, I’d like to […]

Editor Bytes, December 2020

December 10, 2020

Editor-in-Chief Oscar Merida looks inside this issue of the magazine and discusses the release of PHP 8. or listen to the podcast version and read the transcript.

PHP 8 Distilled

December 8, 2020

By Matthew Turland PHP 8 is a significant release for much more than just its version number: it’s absolutely packed with shiny new language features, potential performance improvements, and fixes to many unintuitive behaviors and inconsistencies in previous iterations of the language. This article won’t provide a comprehensive review of every new addition or change […]

Community Corner: Podcast—Mic Check

November 23, 2020

By Eric Van Johnson If you follow me on Twitter (@shocm), then you already knew what was coming this month. I asked the interTubes, “What are the PHP and PHP adjacent Podcasts you enjoy?” With it being so difficult to hang out with friends or go to a meetup, podcasts are a great solution to […]

PHP Puzzles 11/23 Stream

Watch as editor-in-chief Oscar Merida works through one of the puzzles from a previous issue. He’ll tackle the Improved Directions puzzle to clean up a list of directions.

Editor Bytes, November 2020

November 17, 2020

Editor-in-chief Oscar Merida looks into the November 2020 issue, SOLID Foundations. Or you can listen to the podcast and read the transcript.

More Than Asynchronous I/O, Introduction To Swoole PHP

October 23, 2020

By Bruce Dou Swoole PHP is a coroutine based asynchronous network application framework. It is a PHP extension that extends PHP core and utilizes more power provided by Linux OS. Unlike the callback style single thread asynchronous I/O provided by the other networking libraries like Node.js, Swoole PHP has multiple asynchronous I/O threads and native […]