HHVM is taking the PHP world by storm, and as PHP developer there many things to be excited about HHVM. The following list shows how developers are using HHVM in the real world in very different scenarios. HHVM, Nginx and Laravel Laravel on HHVM Use HHVM to speed up Composer...

Among the new features and fixes that come with PHP5.4 we have the addition of traits to the PHP language, PHP is a single inheritance language this means that classes and only inheriting from single parent class, in practice this complicates code organization and can lead to code duplicity. Languages...

For the last couple of months I been working with Laravel and learning a lot, here are some of my favorite resources: Books Laravel: Code Bright Laravel: From Apprentice To Artisan Laravel 4 Cookbook Blogs Laravel Weekly - Newsletter Jeffrey Way Taylor Otwell Screencasts and Podcasts Laracasts Build an eCommerce...

REPL(read-eval-print loop) can be great tools for quickly testing concepts, experimenting and getting quick feedback when learning a new language. Many languages and frameworks provide some sort of REPL like the rails console or laravel's artisan tinker. PHP by itself has the interactive shell that can be invoked with: php...

This past weekend the Magento Community hosted the first Magento Online Hackathon, here is a quick recap of my experience. The Community First and foremost a big shout out to the Magento Community, you guys are awesome. Very few other communities could and have organized themselves to run a Hackathon...