Archive for the ‘Performance’ Category

Functional Programming with Phunkie: Building a PHP JSON Parser

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

Why Use React JS for Fast Interactive User Interfaces?

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This article is part of a series created in partnership with SiteGround. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Nowadays users expect sleek, performant web applications that behave more and more like native apps. Techniques...

Web App Performance Testing with Siege – Plan, Test, Learn

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Building a simple web application today isn’t that hard. The web development community is friendly, and there are lots of discussions on Stack Overflow or similar platforms, and various sites with lessons and tutorials. Almost anyone can build an ap...

What is the Future of Front End Web Development?

I was asked to do a little session on this the other day. I'd say I'm underqualified to answer the question, as is any single person. If you really needed hard answers to this question, you'd probably look to aggregate data of survey results from lots ...

Jumping from PHP to Go: Blasphemy, Bravado or Common Sense?

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Earlier this year, I made an arguably bad business decision. I decided to rewrite the Laravel application powering Boxzilla in Go. No regrets though. Just a few weeks later I was deploying the Go application. Building it was the most fun I had in mo...

The Ultimate Guide to Deploying PHP Apps in the Cloud

TL;DR: There is a popular mantra amongst developers that goes like this write, test and deploy. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to deploy your PHP apps to different cloud server platforms such as Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Heroku, IBM Bluemix, ...

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,...