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Stefan Priebsch was interviewed at ConFoo.

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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.

Microservices for Lunch

Getting the decomposition right is a crucial success factor for microservice architectures. Here is why.

Conferences: for Fun or Profit?

How much money conference speakers in the PHP community actually make.

Don't call instance methods statically

In PHP 7, instance methods cannot be called statically any more. We explain how to deal with this.

Why Developers Should Not Code

A surprising answer to the question why program code is so hard to understand.

Testing Keeps Me From Getting Things Done

Writing unit tests takes time. Is it really worth the effort?

The Death Star Version Constraint

Sebastian Bergmann explains why using a too wide version constraint may cause trouble.

Migrating to PHPUnit 6

Sebastian Bergmann explains how to migrate your test suite to PHPUnit 6.

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Indirect Invocation Considered Harmful

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

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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.

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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.

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A Little Christmas Gift

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

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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?

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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 Source

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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