PHP MVC Frameworks preview of 2018 (Phalcon 3, Symfony 4, Laravel 5.x and others)

It’s time to review what’s happening in the world of PHP MVC frameworks. Although some players are making progress and leading the pack, some are continuously falling behind.

We’ll review popularity trends, ecosystems and what makes some of the newer developments even more exciting in 2018.

Lastly let’s segue into the world of serverless technologies. We’ll see how this definite new trend in computing can supplement our existing and new apps. It is a powerful technology that should be on top of the list to review (or implment) of every backend developer and architect.

Let’s begin…

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Case study: building a better search with Algolia and Lumen PHP

I can’t believe it’s been more than seven years since I last wrote about building a search feature. Needless to

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The State of PHP MVC Frameworks in 2017 (Laravel, Symfony, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Zend)

PHP MVC Frameworks preview of 2018 Update A simple question prompted me to sit down and write this follow up

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The great PHP MVC Framework Showdown of 2016 – (CakePHP 3 vs Symfony 2 vs Laravel 5 vs Zend 2)

PHP MVC Frameworks preview of 2018 Update The state of PHP MVC Frameworks, 2017 Update — Hey buddy, it’s 2015!!

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How do you monetize open source?

This is one of the questions that I get asked a lot, perhaps a little too often for my comfort,

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Making sense of Vagrant for your CakePHP or Symfony2 project

I saw a commercial on late night TV, it said,”Forget everything you know about slipcovers.” So I did. And it

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When you trend on github…

Update: we’ve actually reached #1 :) #1 trending project on github … It feels good, when your baby project becomes

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I am pretty excited about this one… After a few years of brainstorming, developing, testing, breaking and fixing by a

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Upgrading Ubuntu to 14.04, 500 errors because of .htaccess and other fun things…

Did you notice? The site was down for a bit today, because I’ve decided to upgrade Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS.

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It’s time to get up… A short story of a stand up desk programmer

I have to make a confession. I’ve been using a stand up desk user for over a year now. Meaning

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