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Dear PHP, the times are a-changin'

The PHP community has been buzzing about all the significant releases such as PHP 7, Symfony 3 and Drupal 8 in 2015. With improved userland application frameworks, better performance and lower memory usage PHP is about …


Improve Quality with Software Components

Software bugs are familiar to both the developers and users of software. In his book, the Science of Debugging, Matthew A. Telles offers the following definition for a bug: “Bugs are behaviours of the system that the de…


Baseline Performance in PHP, Symfony and Doctrine ORM

Benjamin Eberlei from Tideways has written an excellent series of articles on performance with bits and pieces that PHP and Symfony developers come into contact often. The articles are published on the Tideways blog and…



Sample Traffic Reports from CloudFlare Dashboard

I wrote an article on using CloudFlare to manage traffic peaks. A commenter on Reddit wished for some statistics. I cannot retrospectively get any response comparison times or anything that would be a truly meaningful b…


Will JavaScript take over the Enterprise?

Heavyweight corporate IT giants such as Microsoft, IBM and Oracle are making significant investments in Node.js and JavaScript. It's becoming the latest technology in something often though of as black magic: Enterprise…