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php[architect] Editorial Calendar


Below, you can see our planned editorial calendar for the year. If you’re looking for topics to write about, it can hopefully provide some inspiration and guidance on what to write on and which issues to target. That being said, we are always open to any ideas. We’d be happy to work with you on preparing an article proposal for us on the topics listed below.

PHP Programming

  • Advice on using PHP functions, extensions, etc
  • Structuring Projects
  • API Development
  • Writing secure PHP code
  • Writing PHP Extensions

Programming Methodologies

  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Functional Programming
  • Asynchronous Programming
  • Design Patterns
  • Programming Principles
  • Testing and Test-driven design

Programming Tools

  • Getting the most out of IDEs
  • Using code quality and static-analysis tools
  • Version Control Software (git, svn, etc.)


  • Continous Integration
  • Continous Deployment
  • Task Runners
  • Test Automation

Frameworks & CMSes

  • Zend Framework, Symfony, Laravel, Aura, Silex, Slim, etc.
  • WordPress, Drupal, Joomla
  • Non-traditional CMSes & Static Site Generators

Complimentary Technologies

  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • Message Queues
  • Payment Processing


  • Server setup, configuration
  • Provisioning Tools
  • Server security


  • Relational DBs
  • NoSql
  • Migrations

Productivity & Professional Development

  • Speaking & Writing
  • Managing other Developers
  • Career Planning and Advice
  • Freelancing & Entrepreneurship
  • Managing Projects and Tasks
  • Working with Clients & Customers
  • Running User Groups
  • Running an Open Source Project

View the Editorial Calendar Archive