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Laravel vs. Symfony: A Side by Side Comparison

When facing the start of a brand new PHP application there is one decision that can’t be overlooked: which framework should you use? Theoretically, you could start with none but assuming the project at hand is anything but trivial that’d probably be a bad idea. The good news is you’re not exactly short of options to choose from.

A simple alternative to XML, JSON, and co

Have you ever wondered why comments in XML are written in such a complicated way or why JSON doesn’t offer comments at all? Have you ever needed to fix an indentation error in your YAML file? If so, then you already know some of the hurdles in common text-based data formats. This article will take a look at an alternative: the Simple Markup Language.

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.

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.

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Behind the Tracks of IPC

PHP Core
Best practices & applications

General Web Development
Broader web development topics

Test & Performance
Software testing and performance improvements

Agile & People
Getting agile right is so important

Software Architecture
All about PHP frameworks, concepts &

DevOps & Deployment
Learn about DevOps and transform your development pipeline

Content Management Systems
Sessions on content management systems

#slideless (pure coding)
See how technology really works

Web Security
All about
web security