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Install PHP 7.4 on Ubuntu
Finally PHP 7.4 is out! You have read about the new features, you have followed externals, you have gathered ideas on how new capabilities will save time. Let's get it running.
The Uselessness of Pre-Assessment
After almost two decades in the industry, new jobs will still ask you for "assessment tests". A little rant...
Static content pages - still the fastest web-experience
Tutorial: How to utilize blua.blue to generate static content for your website.
Help us document neoan3
Over 4000 brave developers are exploring the framework on their own.
Scaffolding REST APIs with JWT authentication
Ever had the need for your own backend while developing your web-app?
Git: globally change GitHub-remotes from git@ to https
Does your IDE or composer set remote repositories to ssh rather than https? Or are repositories you are using set up that way? You are not alone. Let's fix it once and for all!
When politics kill innovation
How misunderstood diversity killed the PHP Central Europe Conference for good.
Cyber wars: Defending your server
Maintaining your own server can be a thrill. High security standards can protect you from data leakage, injection attacks and DDoS attempts. But what about adaptive brute force?
VueJS & neoan3: a love story.
Setting up neoan3 to play nice with Vue isn't hard. Here is how the two frameworks are combined to support fast, dynamic and rapid development.
SEO strategies for blua.blue
How to get your content listed where you want it to.
dev.to plugin for headless CMS blua.blue (part 2)
A solution to supplying plugins to blua.blue
CSS Grid or CSS framework - are they really exclusive?
Grid-based or framework - there are many articles about this choice. But why is that even a thing?
MySQL: ERROR1364 fix
The painful realization of why people use containers.
blua.blue PHP SDK
Create your own blog.
How to Build an Express App in Node That Reads From a Headless CMS
A headless CMS lets you design your own front-end, sometimes your own back-end. Let's set up a small application to get us started. Beginner friendly. Approx. 20 min. to reproduce / follow along
MySQL in PHP - how to deal with databases
How I handle MYSQL database transactions in PHP
Cross publishing to dev.to
How to publish your content to dev.to from blua.blue - hopefully
How to install global npm packages without sudo on Ubuntu
Running npm on a server can be painful. Privileges are there for a reason, and so is sudo. Running npm with sudo is not the solution.
Transformer - falling in love with PHP's magic methods all over again
PHP's magic functions have been around for a long time. But there were always good reasons to avoid them. Transformer is a practical and reliable way to make use of the most common operations we program: CRUD operations.
What is composer?
Composer has become PHP's package & dependency manager. Why you should use it.