June 2016 – Decoupled by Design

by · June 1, 2016


The June 2016 issue of php[architect] magazine is now available! Less tightly coupled code is easier to debug and re-use. This month we look at techniques to decouple different aspects of your code: including using asynchronous & distributed workers, transducers, middleware, and secure web services. Also in this issue, we have a library to use […]

New Book! Build a website with WordPress and Thesis

by · May 27, 2016


If you need to build a complex, feature-rich website with minimal code and fuss, our latest book Build Exceptional Sites with WordPress & Thesis by Peter MacIntyre will help you from start to finish. This handy reference will guide you in setting up your WordPress environment, configuring your own design and layout using the Thesis […]

May 2016 – Full Speed Ahead

by · May 2, 2016


We’ve just released the May 2016 issue of php[architect] magazine. To help you make good use of your development time, this month the magazine looks at libraries including DoctrineORM and FastRoute, and product development lessons from building Laravel Shift. In addition, this month includes articles on defining “Senior Developer”, the value of gratitude, keeping credentials […]

php[tek] 2016 Conference : Speaker Previews

by · April 22, 2016


A number of our speakers for our php[tek] 2016 conference have graciously offered to make preview videos for us, showcasing what their talk will be out. We started releasing them a few days ago and will be continuing to do so over the coming week.  You can see a full playlist of these from Youtube […]

Mandrill Alternatives for PHP Applications

by · April 18, 2016


What would a website be if it couldn’t send emails, even if just for password resets? Running your own mail server is a huge hassle, so many developers instead use a third party service to send transactional emails like password resets, new user welcome messages, and order summaries. One of the most popular services, in […]

Win a Free Ticket and Meet us at Drupalcon

by · April 5, 2016

DrupalCon New Orleans Logo

We’re going to be in New Orleans next month for DrupalCon, will you be? Heather White, Sandy Smith, and I will all be flying down the week of May 9th. Heather helped organize the PHP track for this year’s event and will be helping to make sure everything runs smoothly for the speakers. Sandy will […]

April 2016 – Off the Island: Drupal

by · April 1, 2016


The April 2016 issue of php[architect] magazine is out! This issue we take a look at how Drupal is using tools and techniques from the PHP community. This issue also includes articles on how to easily generate documentation, advice on learning new frameworks, what it means to be a leader in the PHP community, and […]

March 2016 – Hunting Mutants

by · March 1, 2016


The March 2016 issue of php[architect] magazine is out! This issue will show you how to use Humbug to add mutation testing to your toolkit. Our issue also includes articles explaining how compilers and interpreters turn code into executable instructions, a look at Laravel’s Eloquent ORM, how to integrate authentication across apps, and getting started […]

Dedicated PHP Track is New to DrupalCon USA

by · February 26, 2016

Cupcakes and cake to celebreate Drupal 8 release. At php[world] 2015.

We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with the Drupal Association to help plan and organize the dedicated PHP track at this year’s DrupalCon in New Orleans. Our own Heather White is working with Larry Garfield (aka @crell) to identify PHP topics relevant to Drupal developers, review sessions, and select speakers. Having a robust PHP […]

Book Release: Integrating Web Services with OAuth and PHP

by · February 24, 2016


Our newest book is now available: Integrating Web Services with OAuth and PHP. Purchase a printed book for $19 plus get a free digital edition. You can also buy the digital only edition for $12. We provide our digital books in DRM-free PDF, ePUB, and MOBI formats. Written by Matt Frost, this book will show […]

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