Articles tagged #php
6 Tips to Build Fast Web Applications (Php Dublin March 2016 Talk)
This post shares 6 tips to build fast web applications based on a talk at Php Dublin in March 2016. It includes slides and covers topics like caching, compression, database optimization, and more.
6 Rules of thumb to build blazing fast web server applications
This post highlights 6 important rules to keep in mind when developing performant web applications: avoid premature optimization, do the minimum required work, defer non-critical tasks, leverage caching, avoid N+1 queries, and design for horizontal scaling. Following these guidelines will help you write efficient code from the start and build apps ready to handle growth.
Developing a web application with Lumen and MySql
This tutorial shows step-by-step how to bootstrap a Lumen project, configure MySQL, create migrations and models, seed the database, define routes and templates to build a fully working motivational quote web app in less than 30 minutes.
Symfony, edit the Response globally using the Kernel Response event
The Symfony HttpKernel Component allows interacting with the response generation through events. The Kernel Response event permits modifying the response before sending it out. Two examples show how to use it to add custom headers and cookies without touching controller logic.
Transparent pixel response with Symfony, how to track email opening
This blog post explains how to implement email open tracking in Symfony using a transparent tracking pixel. It provides code examples for generating a tracking image response and handling the tracking logic in a controller.
Introducing ORM Cheatsheet
ORM Cheatsheet is a useful website that serves as a quick reference guide for developers struggling to remember how to use common PHP ORM libraries like Doctrine 2 and Propel. It provides examples for annotations, relationships, and configuration.
Write a console application using Symfony and Pimple
This article shows how to build a simple command line application using the Symfony Console component and Pimple dependency injection container. It provides a step-by-step guide on structuring the code, defining services, configuring parameters and wiring everything together to create a executable console app.
Integrating Twig.js and BazingaJsTranslationBundle
Symfony security: authentication made simple (well, maybe!)
This post collects resources and provides a graph to understand how Symfony authentication works behind the scenes, from the initial request to the final authenticated token. It clarifies the relationships between key classes like firewall, authentication provider and authentication listener.
Writing a new Extractor for PHPoAuthUserData
This post explains how to add support for Instagram to the PHPoAuthUserData library by writing a dedicated extractor class. It illustrates the concepts of loaders, normalizers and mapping to extract user profile data from the Instagram API.
New PHP library: PHPoAuthUserData
The PHPoAuthUserData library provides a simple interface to extract common user data like name, username, ID from various OAuth providers. It builds on top of PHPoAuthLib.