Posts marked with “legacy code”

Magento’s Evolution, Ecommerce, Development Environments, and Enterprise Software.

by · March 26, 2020

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In Episode 30 In this episode, we dive into How Magento is Evolving and chat with Magento evangelist Ben Marks. Topics The free magazine issue courtesy of Adobe and Magento. An interview with Ben Marks on how Magento went from an open-source project to its acquisition, the value of the community and ecosystem, how Magento […]

 

Migrating Frameworks, Depression and Mental Health, Laravel Vapor and Michael Akopov

by · December 20, 2019

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For December 2019, we take a look at this month’s issue “Expedition PHP.” Topics include mental health, migrating PHP frameworks, and contributing to open-source projects.  Our guest this month, Michael Akopov, dives into using Laravel Vapor to deploy serverless applications.

 

Expedition PHP

by · December 4, 2019

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Any career today requires continual learning and curiosity for success. Building web applications with PHP is not exempt. The PHP of today is light-years better than the scripts that initially made up “Personal Home Page/Form Interpreter.” In this issue, we examine moving between frameworks, understanding your mental health, contributing to open source, and more.

 

Escaping An Abandoned Framework

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In the past few years, I’ve been involved with four teams who built their bread-and-butter applications on the classic Zend 1 framework. Each team realized the framework was no longer supported, and each has struggled to figure out their next step. On each of these projects, I’ve seen triumphs and tragedies. In this article, I […]

 

Puphpeteer, 25 Years of PHP, and Joe Ferguson

by · September 24, 2019

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In Episode 24 Eric, John, and Oscar discuss some of the articles in the September 2019 issue “Master of Puppets”. Topics History of PHP, celebrating “25 Years of PHP”, and the Impact Awards at php[world] Using Puphpeteer to automate Chromium browser tasks and testing. Code style, and refactoring legacy code. Code editors from VIM (and […]

 

Reformat, Refactor, Replace

by · September 3, 2019

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When your everyday grind is a monolithic, legacy, PHP application from the early 2000s, it can be hard to utilize the newer tools and technologies that are becoming available. Fortunately, there’s a process you can follow to get your application up to date without losing business or logic.

 

Symfony 4, Legacy Code, the Future of PHP, and Karl Hughes

by · August 26, 2019

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Eric, John, and Oscar discuss Symfony 4, legacy code, and interview Karl Hughes about what it takes to run a user group.

 

Renovating Applications with Symfony

by · August 2, 2019

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The Symfony project has had a profound influence on the PHP ecosystem since its first release in 2005. Projects including Drupal, Laravel, and countless custom web applications, use Symfony components. This month, we look at the new features of Symfony 4 and how to modernize legacy code.

 

How to Deal With Legacy Code

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The general opinion on legacy code is developers don’t like it. This article presents a few ways to deal with legacy code, so it’s an opportunity rather than a source of dread. I hope you’ll change your point of view after reading it.

 

Can You Migrate Any Legacy Code Under One Month?

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According to PHP Framework Trends from Packagist, there were over 1,258 million downloads of open-source PHP frameworks in the last 12 months. That’s a huge number! But how many of them are on the latest version? How many of them are stuck on version 0 or 1, that’s not even on Packagist? Also, how many of you have a custom PHP framework that you hate? What if I tell you there is a way you all could use the latest version of your favorite framework and PHP 7.4 by the end of 2019?