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


If you are ever in the market for PHP and related technology training, please take our quick survey to help us find out how best to give you the training you need in the way you need it. Survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZLJF6HQ Thanks!

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 […]

May 2016 – Full Speed Ahead

by · May 2, 2016

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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

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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

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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 […]

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