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Stefan Priebsch was interviewed at ConFoo.

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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.

Refactoring to PHP 7

How do you adapt an existing codebase to PHP 7, and what are the benefits? Our friend Tim talks about his experiences when getting an e-commerce platform ready for PHP 7.

PHP 5: Active Support Ends. Now what?

Active support for PHP 5 has ended. What does this mean for you?

PHP 7 Explained

We are happy to announce that our eBook "PHP 7 Explained" is finally available for purchase.

ConFoo: Combining Tech like PHP and Node.js

ConFoo is a polyglot conference that showcases the power of combining diverse technologies [...]

Typed Arrays in PHP

As a community, we can only make progress when somebody pushes the boundaries. This can be done by questioning established best practices, or by coming up with new ideas.

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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.

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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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Microservices for Lunch

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

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Conferences: for Fun or Profit?

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

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Don't call instance methods statically

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

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eBook

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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