October 2016 – Pillars of Development

by · October 3, 2016

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Another issue is ready for download! Get your copy of the October 2016 issue of php[architect] magazine. This issue has articles on the history of women in computing, juggling arrays the functional way, advice for building your next API, and how to add features to a legacy application using the Strangler Pattern. Our columnists have […]

New Anthology! Web Security 2016

by · September 23, 2016

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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.

September 2016 – Legacy Code of the Ancients

by · September 1, 2016

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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 […]

Back to School: September Trainings Scheduled

by · August 29, 2016

PHPA training Live!

Whether you’re going back to school or just back from vacation, we’ve scheduled three courses in September with our new trainer, Jeremy Kendall. Be sure to sign up now to get a jump on the end of the year crunch: Jump Start PHP: September 13 – 15th, 2016 PHP for Programmers: September 20 – 22nd, 2016 Web Security: September 27 […]

Testing Your Drupal Site with Behat

by · August 9, 2016


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.

August 2016 – Unleashing Automation

by · August 1, 2016

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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 […]

July 2016 – Harnessing Magic

by · July 1, 2016

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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 […]

Help Us Train You Better

by · June 20, 2016


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June 2016 – Decoupled by Design

by · June 1, 2016

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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

Building Exceptional Sites with WordPress & Thesis

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 […]

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