Archive for the ‘Installation’ Category

Real-Time Laravel Notifications and Follows? Sure, with Stream!

Posted on: No Comments
With Laravel, it's pretty easy to create newsfeed sites, blogs, or even forums where people post content, comment, or even mark some of these posts as favorite. To spice things up, we can make the app more lively by adding notifications for actions per...

The Android Elephpant – Laravel on your Android Phone?

Posted on: No Comments
It was not that long ago that Christopher Pitt wrote an excellent article about writing and running PHP code on an iPad. After reading it, I thought to myself "It would be really cool to do the same on Android": being able to write and edit code on the...

Re-Introducing Jenkins: Automated Testing with Pipelines

Posted on: No Comments
As our applications become more complex - with Composer dependencies, Webpack build scripts, and per-environment variables - we inevitably reach a point where testing all of these different intricacies becomes slow and laborious, especially when you're...

What’s New and Exciting in PHP 7.1?

Posted on: No Comments
The PHP community has gone viral with the latest PHP 7 announcement and all the goodies it brings to the language. The PHP 7.1 release has more good news and features to offer. This article highlights the most important ones, and you should check PHP R...

What’s New and Exciting in PHP 7.1?

Posted on: No Comments
The PHP community has gone viral with the latest PHP 7 announcement and all the goodies it brings to the language. The PHP 7.1 release has more good news and features to offer. This article highlights the most important ones, and you should check PHP R...

Sourcehunt – Open Source Week Edition

Posted on: No Comments
Sourcehunt - Open Source Week Edition This week is Open Source Week at SitePoint.com. While we do usually cover open source here, what with all the tutorials and introductions to amazing new libraries, packages, and frameworks, this week will be a litt...

Hashicorp’s Packer – Is It Something for PHP Developers?

Posted on: No Comments
tl;dr; - Is Packer a tool you'll need in your tool box as a PHP developer? It depends. If you do a lot of server work for your clients or on the job, along with development work, then yes. Packer can help you a lot. If you are only a developer and d...

Is It Possible to Write and Run PHP Code on an iPad?

Posted on: No Comments
I love the iPad. It's a fantastic form factor for media consumption and gaming; and it also works well as an e-reader. The trouble is I don't use it nearly as much as I could. Most of the time I'm consuming media (Netflix, Twitch, YouTube), I'm coding ...

Phpseclib: Securely Communicating with Remote Servers via PHP

Posted on: No Comments
PHP has an SSH2 library which provides access to resources (shell, remote exec, tunneling, file transfer) on a remote machine using a secure cryptographic transport. Objectively, it is a tedious and highly frustrating task for a developer to implement ...

Local Composer for Everyone! A Conference-Friendly Satis Setup

Posted on: No Comments
While preparing my technical materials for WebSummerCamp, I realized my workshop would rely on a fairly stable internet connection, as we'd have a lot of ground to cover and a lot of packages to install. Rather than rely on the gods of live demos, or p...