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PHP/Symfony development with Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)

Windows has always been somewhat of an oddball when it comes to PHP development. In the past years it has lost out on developer mindshare to UNIX-like Operating Systems like Linux and macOS.

With the release of Windows 10 Anniversary Update in August 2016 Microsoft now offers an interesting option for PHP development in the Windows environment: The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)


Written by Jani Tarvainen on Saturday August 6, 2016
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State of the LAMP in 2015

The LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) has been the mainstay of millions for web developers for well over a decade. But how is it doing and where is it going? Is calling it LAMP even valid any longer? Let's examine this by going through each of the letters in the acronym.


Written by Jani Tarvainen on Saturday October 24, 2015
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