Archive for the ‘Async’ Category

Game Development with ReactJS and PHP: How Compatible Are They?

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"I'd like to make a multiplayer, economy-based game. Something like Stardew Valley, but with none of the befriending aspects and a player-based economy." I started thinking about this the moment I decided to try and build a game using PHP and ReactJS....

Writing Async Libraries – Let’s Convert HTML to PDF

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I can barely remember a conference where the topic of asynchronous PHP wasn't discussed. I am pleased that it's so frequently spoken about these days. There's a secret these speakers aren't telling, though... Making asynchronous servers, resolving dom...

Build a Superfast PHP Server in Minutes with Icicle

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Event-based programming is a strange topic for PHP developers. In a language as procedural; events are little more than function calls. Nothing happens between events, and all meaningful code is still blocking. Languages like JavaScript show us what PH...

An Introduction into Event Loops in PHP

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PHP developers are always waiting for something. Sometimes we’re waiting for requests to remote services. Sometimes we’re waiting for databases to return rows from a complex query. Wouldn’t it be great if we could do other things during all that ...