PHP 8 is expected to arrive this year but there’s no fixed timetable as yet. The new major release is hotly anticipated and would be the perfect way to celebrate the programming language’s 25th anniversary. We asked senior fullstack engineer Níckolas Da Silva some questions about PHP 8. Let’s take a closer look.
Relational SQL has been abandoned in 1999. Since then, SQL has got many non-relational features for problems that are hard to solve with relational algebra. What can modern SQL do for you? It has come a long way. This session from the International PHP Conference will teach you about the SQL of today. Find out more with Markus Winand.
Which programming languages do developers love most—and which do they dread? CodinGame has the answers, as the company surveyed more than 21,000 developers. They also took a look at where to find the happiest developers, depending on the countries they work in and the positions they hold.
In this talk, Thomas Bley introduces AWS Lambda. Find out how to get started, step-by-step, learn what the costs are, how to scale, deploy, and test. By the end, you will know how to get your PHP application running inside of AWS Lambda.
Every developer loves frameworks and knows how important they are. But, do PHP frameworks still make sense? Damiano Petrungaro goes frameworkless and focuses on the domain. In this session from the International PHP Conference, he shares his knowledge about how to keep using the framework as a tool.
How can we improve upon our own PHP projects? What common mistakes should we avoid (and how)? Marco “Ocramius” Pivetta has decades of experience with PHP; in this informative talk, he explores quality assurance for open source packages. These tips will save time and benefit your PHP projects.
Are you prepared for PHP 8? Don’t fret. Prepare yourself for the end of security support for PHP 7.1 by watching this session from the International PHP Conference. Sebastian Bergmann, creator of PHPUnit and co-founder of the PHP Consulting Company, guides you through PHP’s development and how to prepare for PHP 8.
How do you grant remote access? Everyone is aware that the Internet of Things is full of security holes. In this interactive talk from the International PHP Conference follow Ben Dechrai and discover how JSON Web Tokens and a few other tricks can create a rock solid security system.
When it comes to writing code, there’s nothing we take more seriously than authentication and security. Modern single page applications bring along new challenges.
Avoiding surprise-ducks at run-time… PHP 7 has brought us improved support for types, making us less reliant upon annotations. Yet we still can’t say function foo() : User What makes an array of users so special? What if we’d like to return a HashMap of a given key & value? We’ll explore use cases for defining composite objects and leveraging generics to avoid repeating ourselves.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week we took a deep dive into Java 13 and explored the JDK’s new features, celebrated a new release from Quarkus, and found out what kind of developer we are with a fun quiz. Let’s take a look.
According to a report from W3Techs, PHP is used by 79% of all websites with a known server-side programming language. And yet, many programmers are lining up to hold a funeral service for the language. Rumors of PHP’s death might be greatly exaggerated. In this article, learn about some of the reasons PHP is still a great language to develop enterprise applications with.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week the September TIOBE Index was published, provoking an interesting discussion about PHP, and two big new releases hit the ground running: JavaFX 13 and Jakarta EE 8. Let’s take a look.