Harness PHP 7’s Performance Boosts: Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series PHP 7's Performance Boosts

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series PHP 7’s Performance BoostsLearn how to harness PHP 7’s performance boosts using some of its key optimizations in this two-part series by Andrew Caya, the creator of Linux for PHP, the lead developer of a popular Joomla extension, and a contributor to many open source … Read moreHarness PHP 7’s Performance Boosts: Part 1

How to setup Atom for PHP Development

What is Atom and why it is awesome? Atom is a hackable text editor. I normally don’t like the idea of text editors which need settings and different plug-ins installations to be some what equivalent to a complete IDE but after using Atom with some configurations and plug-in installation, my opinion is changed. What now … Read moreHow to setup Atom for PHP Development

Configuring and using Laravel with MongoDB

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series MongoDB

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series MongoDBIn this article we will see how to use MongoDB with Laravel (PHP framework). So first we need to install MongoDB and Laravel. Laravel and MongoDB installation: We will install Laravel and MongoDB one by one and I assume that you have PHP already installed … Read moreConfiguring and using Laravel with MongoDB

Installing MongoDB driver for PHP on Ubuntu and other Linux distributions

Mongo is official MongoDB driver for PHP. Here is detail of this driver on php.net:  http://php.net/manual/en/mongo.manual.php . Mongo include MongoClient class which is required to connect MongoDB and required by several packages that bridge between MongoDB and PHP. MongoClient works on almost all of Operating Systems including Windows, Mac OS X, Unix, and Linux; little- and big-endian … Read moreInstalling MongoDB driver for PHP on Ubuntu and other Linux distributions

Installing MongoDB driver for PHP on Windows

  MongoClient class is included in “Mongo” that is official MongoDB driver for PHP. MongoClient class is required to connect MongoDB and required by several packages that bridge between MongoDB and PHP. Here is detail of this driver on php.net:  http://php.net/manual/en/mongo.manual.php Mongo works on almost all of Operating Systems including Windows, Mac OS X, Unix, and Linux; … Read moreInstalling MongoDB driver for PHP on Windows

API Testing: Installing and Using Codeception

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series API Testing

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series API TestingIn this post, we will have a look on how we can use Codeception for API testing. First we need to install codeception. Installation: Here is Codeception’s quick start guide that show multiple ways to install codeception. Here we will be installing through Composer, … Read moreAPI Testing: Installing and Using Codeception

Import larger SQL files into MySQL

Larger SQL files can be imported into MySQL using different ways. I am listing 3 common ways here. Using PHPMyAdmin by increasing upload_max_filesize: Most  commonly used tool for MySQL is PHPMyAdmin but problem is that PHP have upload file size limit so files larger than that can’t be uploaded but in PHP Configuration file (php.ini), … Read moreImport larger SQL files into MySQL