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Progressive Web Apps: A Crash Course

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Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) try to overlap the worlds of the mobile web apps and native mobile apps by offering the best features of each to mobile users. They offer an app-like user experience (splash screens and home screen icons), they're served fro...

Progressive Web Apps: A Crash Course

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Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) try to overlap the worlds of the mobile web apps and native mobile apps by offering the best features of each to mobile users. They offer an app-like user experience (splash screens and home screen icons), they're served fro...

How to Optimize SQL Queries for Faster Sites

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This article was originally published on the Delicious Brains blog, and is republished here with permission. You know that a fast site == happier users, improved ranking from Google, and increased conversions. Maybe you even think your WordPress site i...

How to Read Big Files with PHP (Without Killing Your Server)

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It’s not often that we, as PHP developers, need to worry about memory management. The PHP engine does a stellar job of cleaning up after us, and the web server model of short-lived execution contexts means even the sloppiest code has no long-lasting ...

How to Optimize MySQL: Indexes, Slow Queries, Configuration

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MySQL is still the world's most popular relational database, and yet, it's still the most unoptimized - many people leave it at default values, not bothering to investigate further. In this article, we'll look at some MySQL optimization tips we've cove...

Git and WordPress: How to Auto-Update Posts with Pull Requests

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At Bitfalls.com, we also use WordPress for now, and use the same peer review approach for content as we do at SitePoint. We decided to build a tool which automatically pulls content from merged pull requests into articles, giving us the ability to fix...

Symfony Flex: Paving the Path to a Faster, Better Symfony

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Symfony Flex is a modern replacement for the Symfony Installer, and not the name of the next Symfony version. As the intro text says: Internally, Symfony Flex is a Composer plugin that modifies the behavior of the require and update commands. When ins...

Let’s Compare: RunCloud vs Forge vs ServerPilot

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When your website or web application has outgrown your shared hosting account, it is time to move it to the cloud, or into a virtual private server (VPS). Nowadays, VPS providers offer better value in terms of CPU and RAM resources than the shared host...