Archive for the ‘Miscellaneous’ Category

Functional Programming with Phunkie: Funky Parser Combinators

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Phunkie is a library with functional structures for PHP. In this tutorial, Phunkie creator Marcello Duarte, head of training at Inviqa, explains how to create Parser combinators using the functional library. This post first appeared on the Inviqa blog,...

How Privileged Are Programmers? Are You a John, Too?

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John was a developer. To be specific, he was a young, white, straight, young, self-taught developer. He wasn't rare, but he was special. John grew up with a couple parents, who paid for everything he needed. John regularly filled his belly, with the fi...

Upgrading from PThreads v2 to V3: What to Look out For

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A fair amount has changed for the pthreads extension with the release of pthreads v3. This article aims to cover the necessary information for those who are looking to upgrade their applications from pthreads v2 to v3. If you're unfamiliar with pthread...

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....

Covering Laracon: Are Online Conferences Introvert Heaven?

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I've been to my fair share of conferences, and one thing that always happens is there's a clique of us relatively talkative types (I suppose as speakers, we tend to feel empowered), and a whole lot, and I mean a whole lot of very quiet and reserved fel...

Sourcehunt: Idea of the Month and 6 Interesting Repos!

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It's time for our monthly hunt for new open source libraries to use and contribute to! If you're new to Sourcehunt, it's our monthly post for promoting open source projects that seem interesting or promising and could use help in terms of Github stars ...

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...

Achieving Modular Architecture with Forwarding Decorators

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As your web application becomes larger, you certainly start to think more about designing a flexible, modular architecture which is meant to allow for a high amount of extensibility. There are lots of ways to implement such architecture, and all of the...