Announcing the 2019 Impact Awards Winners

November 14, 2019

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At php[world] in October, Oscar Merida announced the winners of this years Impact Awards. We’re bringing back the annual awards to help recognize valuable contributors to the PHP community. Winners were tallied after two rounds of voting by php[architect] magazine authors.

The Workshop: What’s New in PHP 7.4

November 13, 2019

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PHP 7.4 brings typed properties, arrow functions, coalesce assignment operators, and more. Read this article to learn about the new feature of this release.

Building Your First WordPress Plugin

November 12, 2019

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Building Your First WordPress Plugin

By David Wolfpaw For many, working on a WordPress theme or plugin is there first foray into PHP development. When doing so, there are many ways to do things, but in the long run, you’re better off following WordPress’s conventions and idioms. In this article, we’ll go through how to structure and write a plugin […]

Security Corner: Twist and Shout

November 7, 2019

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By Eric Mann Most self-taught developers in our industry learn to leverage an API long before they spend time learning lower-level coding patterns. This experience isn’t necessarily a bad thing. All the same, it’s important to take some time to dig deeper and better understand the tools and technologies at the core of our trade. […]

Object Orientation

November 4, 2019

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There’s more than one way to solve a problem, and one popular approach to designing software is to use classes, interfaces, and objects. Using OOP effectively takes practice augmented with dedicated study. This issue rounds up articles on how to get started with object-oriented programming, understanding the dependency injection pattern, and more.