Articles Posted in the PHP Category

  • Understanding Symfony Bundle Configuration and Service Container

    Understanding Symfony Bundle Configuration and Service Container

    In this post we’ll cover different ways on how to configure Bundles in Symfony2 and how the dependency injection container works with the configuration. The Bundle configuration and Symfony dependency injection container (also known as…

  • Horizontal Scaling of PHP Apps, Part 1

    This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Horizontal Scaling of PHP Apps You’ve built a website. It was fun, and it feels rewarding to see all those visitors pour in. The traffic…

  • Integrating Polymer/Dart and Symfony – Part 2

    This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Integrating Polymer/Dart and Symfony In the previous article, we implemented a Dart widget in our Symfony app. Let's handle the rest now. This might get…

  • HHVM vs Zend Engine in PHP 6

    The fabled PHP 6 is long overdue. This unicorn of the web dev world has been “coming” for decades now, and it’s still not clear whether or not it’s actually something that’s going to happen…

  • Horizontal Scaling of PHP Apps, Part 2

    Horizontal Scaling of PHP Apps, Part 2

    This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Horizontal Scaling of PHP Apps In part 1, we discussed the horizontal scaling of the application layer – scaling out servers to handle the PHP…

  • Sending Confirmation Emails with Phalcon and Swift

    Today, sending emails is considered the basic functionality of any web application. Usually, an email is sent to notify the user of some kind of activity that has taken place on the website, such as…

  • Arbitrary Precision and Big Numbers in PHP

    Mathematical questions and applications always trigger me. Recently I just finished a book by Stephen Hawking “God Created The Integers” and being able to “talk” to those great mathematicians in history thrills me. This is…

  • PHP The Right Way: The Book

    The web development world is vastly overpopulated by newbies, especially in easy-entry languages like PHP. The percentage of people who tack on “PHP dev” to their CVs after having been only through a single tutorial…

  • New PHP Editor

    New PHP Editor

    Who? September 30th marked the stepping down of Timothy Boronczyk, Phpmaster's long time editor. He leaves behind a legacy of awesome: countless high quality articles, a fantastic and well formed writers pool, and a reputation…

  • Creating a Subscription-Based Website with Laravel and Recurly, Part 2

    Creating a Subscription-Based Website with Laravel and Recurly, Part 2

    This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Creating a Subscription-Based Website with Laravel and Recurly In the first part of this series we created the bare bones of a subscription-based website using…