Best practices for ElePHPants coding in Go

Coding in PHP to GO

Thanks to Guido da Rozza for the base image CC BY 2.0 I’ve often coded in PHP. Recently, I realized that when I code in Go, it’s easier to spot my PHPisms. After weeks of cleaning them up, it only takes a day to fry my brain with them again. I’m sure I’m not the…

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Orchestrating PHP Dependencies with Composer and IronWorker

Package your dependencies on IronWorker using composer Overview This is a tutorial describing how to include and use the PHP package management tool Composer with IronWorker. Composer is a tool for dependency management in PHP. It allows you to declare the dependent libraries your project needs, and it will install them in your project for…

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Getting Pushy with Symfony2! (guest post)

This is a guest post from Keith Kirk who is VP Engineering at Underground Elephant.  Message queues are not a new concept – neither is Push Notifications and surely not HTTP Posts for that matter. However, when you combine these ideas you have a very flexible queueing system. Sprinkle in a little bit of Symfony’s EventDispatcher……

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Going (Almost) Serverless with Iron.io

The NoisyTwit App This is a guest post by Dieter Van der Stock, a full-stack developer in Antwerp, Belgium. In it, he talks about his experience building NoisyTwit and how the combination of HTML/JavaScript, PHP, OAuth.io, and Iron.io made for a simple but scalable solution.  Modern app development doesn’t need to be complicated as this…

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Yii + IronMQ = Yiiron → Giving a Powerful PHP Framework Even More Juice

  Yii is a high-performance PHP framework designed for developing scalable applications. It  is a well proven and stable framework with a large following. Yii comes with rich features – MVC, ActiveRecord, internationalization, caching, authentication,  role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, more. All these features translate into drastically reduced app development times, more readable code logic,…

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IronWorker Goes Multi-Language! Now Supports Ruby, PHP, and Python

  Today marks a big milestone in the evolution if IronWorker: multi-language support. In addition to Ruby which we’ve supported from day one, we now support PHP and Python with more languages on the way. Which means if you’re using any one of those languages, you now have easy access to massive computing power. (boom) This new…

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