I apologize beforehand if this article is more of a rant than usual. The inspiration for the "Swiss Army Knife Syndrome" came from my frustration in dealing with project managers, clients, and even other developers, that think in too much of a narrow, particular way. I call it the "Swiss...

If you have been working with PHP for a while, chances are that you have come across with a project, extension or script that requires to be tested on multiple PHP versions, for simple CLI scripts this seems easy enough but what happens when you are working with complex applications,...

HHVM has been generating a lot of buzz and excitement in the PHP world recently and if you haven't heard about HHVM yet you should check my first two posts about it. An Introduction to HHVM First steps on HHVM Why Should I Care? That's a really good question why...

I previously mentioned Boris, a terrific REPL for PHP, and while Boris is a great and functional REPL, is not the only available. Psysh is actually more than a simple REPL it's also an interactive debugger; which means you can say goodbye to the endless barrage of var_dump() and die()...

Recently Facebook unveiled Hack, a new programming language that aims to provide developers with the tools to write and ship code quickly while catching errors on the fly. What is Hack? Hack is as programming language designed to work with HHVM and the same time it works seamlessly with PHP...