Posts marked with “php”

It’s About Time

by · December 21, 2018

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By Colin DeCarlo As applications scale and gain adoption, dates and time become much more of a concern than they once were. Bugs crop up, and developers start learning the woes of time zones and daylight saving time. Why did that reminder get sent a day early? How could that comment have been made at […]

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The Case for Generics in PHP

by · November 20, 2018

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By Chris Holland In 2016, Ben Scholzen and Rasmus Schultz published their PHP RFC: Generic Types and Functions, aka The Generics RFC. Having worked with generics in other languages, I was very grateful and thrilled to come across this RFC, as I could immediately see the tremendous benefits this would bring to the PHP ecosystem. […]

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Generics and Project Success – November 2018

by · October 31, 2018

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In this issue: Generics in PHP, Maintainable Laravel, Starting with PHP, Project Success, security code reviews, and more

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PHP 7.3 is On Track

by · September 13, 2018

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PHP 7.3 successfully passed the “feature freeze” deadline. On Aug. 1st, 2018 all features for PHP 7.3 were identified. This triggered the first PHP 7.3 beta, on the following day, and, from there, we’ll reach RC in September. It is time to review what this new PHP version has available for us, help test PHP 7.3, and get ready.

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Magniphpicent 7.3 – September 2018

by · September 4, 2018

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In this issue: Xdebug, Freelancing, Parsing text, MySQL Generated Columns, Gitflow, PhpStorm, and more.

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Pro Parsing Techniques With PHP, Part Three Using Regular Expressions

by · August 28, 2018

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Regular expressions, or sometimes simply called regex, represent a powerful set of tools which allow developers to split strings, perform character substitutions, and extract text based on matched patterns. The patterns, used in regular expressions, are an actual language that describe combinations of type castings and values that match the text you want to split, substitute, or extract. Regular expressions are an enormously powerful tool for the developer who understands them.

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Masterful Code Management – August 2018

by · August 3, 2018

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In this issue: Xdebug, Freelancing, Parsing text, MySQL Generated Columns, Gitflow, PhpStorm, and more.

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Navigating State – July 2018

by · July 2, 2018

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In this issue: State machines, workflows, parsing text, MySQL without SQL, Continuous Integration, self-hosted git, CakePHP, Password Authentication, Issue Tracking, Algorithms, and more.

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Command and Control – June 2018

by · June 7, 2018

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Using events and command buses, self-hosted git, design workflows, parsing text, a look at CakePHP, Composer security, and more

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Treasures, Old & New – May 2018

by · May 1, 2018

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Writing clean code, managing technical debt, testing with Mockery, Toxic Tech, API specifications, and more.

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