Keynote: How to design for the metaverse?
Calling all creators! How are you going to build the metaverse? Will it be an ever-expanding, sprawling virtual city? Or will it be a discussion of infinite interactions and boundless possibilities? No one can predict how our next-gen future, the metaverse, will look and feel. So how can you prepare for it? We share the skills and tools you’ll need to make you and your business metaverse ready.
Quality on the assembly line
To achieve optimization in your PHP projects and avoid deployment problems, you’ll need a well-coordinated mix of tools, pipelines, and approaches.
The wonderful world of Contao
Contao recently celebrated its 15th birthday and is still greatly popular in the community. It's high time to take a closer look at the smart open source CMS.
Simple and practical: Laravel with GraphQL
Lighthouse PHP is a framework for Laravel that simplifies the creation of GraphQL interfaces. Thanks to directives and automation, work for developers is reduced to the essentials: planning and data design. For GraphQL interface users, work is largely facilitated by autocompletion.
The great PHP expert check: That was 2021 – what comes next?
Another turbulent year in the grip of the pandemic is behind us. We talked to our PHP experts about 2021—how did the language develop? What were the big milestones? And what will the coming year bring?
The Magic of Automation
What does an automated pipeline bring us besides initial costs? Above all, a documented deployment flow that anyone can execute. Automated deployments save time, money, nerves and make room for value- added work ‒ but how does it all work exactly? This article provides the answers and presents a corresponding set-up.
Frameworkless: Sometimes, less is more
Frameworks have been our faithful companions for many years. They are partly responsible for the success of our favorite language. They have their advantages, however, they also sometimes have substantial disadvantages. So why not simply create your next web service without a framework? We will forego barely any conveniences and in passing, we will learn to understand our applications on a deeper level.
PHP in the Async-land
When working on this article, I was thinking about real-life examples to explain asynchronous processing from scratch. In the end, I understood that there are too many examples and I can’t pick the most relevant one. Seriously, you barely can imagine a process in nature that follows a sequence or an organised queue. And asynchronous doesn’t mean chaotic.
PHPStan ‒ Gamification for developers and teams
Gamification is great, we all know that. What if we could apply the principle to help improve our source code, preferably with just one line in the terminal? Welcome to static code analysis with PHPStan.
From the dream of a long-lasting software architecture
Long-lasting software is probably everyone's dream, but it’s often not a reality. By using three simple methods, it is possible to create an architecture that keeps a stable and clear line throughout the project - and if something goes wrong, a mistake is noticed immediately. This article shows which methods these are.