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Stefan Priebsch was interviewed at ConFoo.

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Faster Code Coverage

Sebastian Bergmann and Sebastian Heuer share how they made PHPUnit's code coverage functionality faster.

The Future of Zend

Some pivotal persons have announced that they are going to leave Rogue Wave. Is the future of PHP at stake?

Indirect Invocation Considered Harmful

There is a bug in PHP that allows bypassing type safety checks. You would not do that, though, would you?

Why PHP 7.2 Is Important

Cleaning up PHP under the hood continues with the 7.2 release. Learn why this is more important today than adding fancy new features.

Putting PHP 8 on the Roadmap

As PHP 7 matures with the 7.2 release, some problematic PHP features have been deprecated, and they are scheduled for removal in PHP 8. If you are dealing with Unicode strings, you may need to act now.

A Little Christmas Gift

thePHP.cc wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Single Sign-On: You're probably doing it wrong

Requiring users to log in individually to all websites they need for their work is clearly annoying, using a single sign-on service the preferable solution. But where do you start?

One Year of Event Storming

Understanding the processes of your business domain is important. Event Storming helps with gaining this understanding.

Why Magic Quotes are gone in PHP 7

With the release of PHP 7, some features that were traditionally widely used have been removed from the language. We explain why magic quotes have been removed from PHP, and how to deal with this when getting ready to migrate to PHP 7.

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Croissants in Québec

Celebrating 10 years of The PHP Consulting Company.

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10 Years of thePHP.cc

10 years of thePHP.cc: a new treat every month.

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Help! My tests stopped working.

Sebastian Bergmann provides guidance on how to avoid frustration when upgrading to a new major version of PHPUnit.

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Blast from the Past

Honestly, we did not expect to ever write about PEAR again. And you either did not expect to read about PEAR, or have never heard of PEAR before. Yet here we are.

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Who pays for PHP?

With no formal backing by any company or non-profit organisation, who pays for the development and maintenance of PHP - and how?

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PHP 7 Explained

With deep knowledge and practical experience, Sebastian Bergmann, Arne Blankerts und Stefan Priebsch explain everything you need to know about PHP 7.

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Built-In Bytecode Cache

PHP 5.5 ships with a built-in bytecode cache. We provide background information an show how you can easily benefit from improved performance.

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Open Knowledge

Following our visit to the Wikimedia Foundation headquarters in San Francisco last year we supported the foundation's German branch in Berlin this year.

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