php[architect] — March 2015

The applications we write are useless without data. It’s true whether your aggregating and comparing disparate sources, selling products online, or using a CMS to organize your websites. Data needs some place to store it safely and reliably. Databases don’t lend themselves easily to versioning, instead you need to track the intermediate steps that change the state of your schema. In this issue, we’ll look at some tools and approaches to help you with this task. Read a sample article for FREE