March 2015 php[architect] Magazine Launched


by · March 13, 2015


Because databases store the data our applications, they need proper care and feeding too. In “DB Migrations”, David Berube shares what he’s learned to properly design your databases, Harrie Verveer looks at “Database Versioning with Liquibase”, and Patrick Schwisow shows you how to consolidate Doctrine Migrations that have gotten unwieldly. Also inside Julien Pauli continues his […]


php[tek] 2015 Tickets are Selling Quickly!


by · March 11, 2015


Make sure that you don’t delay – we are going to have to set a max attendance this year at php[tek] so that we all fit! We’ve announced some amazing keynotes, a schedule full of awesome talks and many more announcements to come.  Check out to read more and pick up your tickets today! […]


Expanding our In-Person Training Offerings


by · February 24, 2015


We are looking to expand our Training Program by adding additional in-person courses. We want to bring our training live to you, but we need help knowing what you want!  If you could give us a few minutes of your time to take the following survey, it would greatly help us understand your training needs. […]


February 2015 php[architect] Magazine Launched


by · February 17, 2015


This month’s theme, “Other Shores”, explores other languages you may want to try. Tobias Nyholm introduces us to Hack, Julien Pauli talks about PHP Extensions, and Ricky Robinett talks “Swift for PHP Developers”. Also inside Dirk Merkel’s column Laravel Tips is about “MFA with Authy” Matthew Setter’s Column Education Station goes over file access in “Access Any File —Anywhere—With the PHP League’s […]


Zend PHP 5 Certification Study Guide, Third Edition Released


by · February 12, 2015


An all new, expanded edition of the Zend PHP 5 Certification Study Guide is now available. Purchase a printed book for $35 plus get a free digital edition. You can also buy the digital only edition for $22. We provide our digital books in DRM-free PDF, ePUB, and MOBI formats.


php[tek] 2015 Early Bird Ends Soon


by · February 6, 2015


Don’t forget and miss out on up to $200 of savings!  The Early Bird Sale for php[tek] 2015 ends promptly on February 15th!    


Vagrant with GUIs and Windows


by · January 29, 2015


Last week, I had the pleasure to present at the Drupal NoVA meetup group about using Vagrant to automate setting up development environments for your projects. Using a VM has been the single biggest change to my workflow in recent years, no matter what CMS or framework I’m using on it. You can view the […]


January 2015 Issue is Out!


by · January 23, 2015


I often speak on how I’ve been a subscriber of php[architect] since 2005. I absolutely loved that there was a magazine solely for PHP developers. It reminded me of the heydays of MacAddict (before it went downhill) and Macworld (remember, I’m a designer, too). Sure, a lot of the articles and concepts were way over […]


Web Security : In-Person Training : February 11th


by · January 7, 2015


Are you handling user input correctly, storing passwords securely, and guarding against SQL Injection and other attacks? If you’re not sure, joins us on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 we are offering a one-day version of our online Web Security training live and in-person in the Washington, D.C. area. If you missed this course on training […]


Two NEW Drupal Classes Added to Our Training Lineup


by · December 18, 2014


We are constantly working to offer the greater php community up-to-date and relevant classes.  In this vein, we are pleased to announce the addition of two new Drupal classes: Developing on Drupal and PHP Foundations for Drupal 8. Developing on Drupal Drupal is a mature and flexible Content Management Framework that can be used web […]