Serverless PHP, Array Functions, and Data Structures with Chris Tankersley

June 17, 2019

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Eric, John, and Oscar are back post-php[tek] to discuss the June 2019 issue.

How to Tame Your Data

June 5, 2019

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The firehose of data grows daily, and we’re continually looking for tools to help us sort it, filter it, and manage it ever expanding rates. In this issue, we’ve collected programming techniques, database, and operational tools to keep it all manageable.

Serverless PHP, Composer and Magento, php[world] Call for Speakers.

May 21, 2019

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In Episode 20 Eric, John, and Oscar are back talking about PHP, and the May 2019 issue. Topics John and Eric discuss Serverless PHP, Deploying ReactPHP Applications, Mysql 8.o, and more. Oscar talks about using Composer with Magento and similar experiences with Drupal, network tunneling with ngrok.com, and a reminder that the php[world] Call for […]

Serverless PHP With Bref, Part One

May 9, 2019

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In recent years, a different way to build applications has arisen called serverless computing. This term is not a good name; I’m reminded of the adage that there are two hard problems in programming: naming things, cache invalidation, and off-by-one errors. Serverless computing as a name implies no servers, but there are servers—you don’t think about them though. A better way to think about it is that the servers and the management of them are abstracted away and the provider manages the allocation of resources, not the application architect.

Serverless, ReactPHP, and Expanding Frontiers

May 2, 2019

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PHP is no longer limited to sitting behind a web server like Apache or NGINX waiting for requests to process. Serverless PHP with AWS’s lambda service is now possible. At the same time, you can also write event-driven, asynchronous servers with ReactPHP. In this issue, we take a look at these new ways to use PHP.