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Keep up with security practices to help protect your PHP applications with our anthology, Web Security 2016. This book collects security related articles first published in php[architect] magazine. It includes an overview of attacks you should know, how to protect against SQL injection, storing passwords securely, how to protect web services, and more.
Hot off the Presses! Be sure to check out the September 2016 issue of php[architect] magazine. Learn how to manage and refactor your legacy code to bring it up to modern standards. This issue includes articles on Bethat testing, implementing two-factor authentication, and exploring Internet-of-Things apps with PHP and a Raspberry Pi. Download your issue […]
If automated testing is not already part of your development workflow, then it’s time to get started. In this post, I’ll show you how to use Behat to test that your Drupal site is working properly.
The August 2016 issue of php[architect] magazine is now available! See how automation helps free up your time and reduce errors. In this issue, we have articles on deploying application updates with Ansible, using static analysis to check for PHP 7 readiness, and automating frequent tasks with Slack. Also in this issue, you’ll find articles […]
The July 2016 issue of php[architect] magazine is ready to download! Some things just work like magic This month we look at regular expressions, cryptography, PHP references, and function programming to help you demystify how they work and add them to your arsenal of solutions. Also in this issue, we look at using the Mailchimp […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]