New Feature: Automated Backups

Automate backing up your database from the Amezmo dashboard. We’ve now released a new feature allowing you to backup your database daily. You choose a time, and we’ll backup your database for you automatically. You can view and download your backups the same way you would if you backed up manually. This feature comes at […]

What’s new in Amezmo this week

Real time deployment statuses Now, whenever a deployment happens, the Deployments tab will automatically update with the status of your deployment. Change your Repository From the Git tab, you can now change your repository. Anytime you change your repository, a new zero-downtime deployment is created. If the repository change fails, rest assured that your site […]

How To Format Currency with PHP on Ubuntu 16.04

Introduction Formatting currency is an important practice that will help you implement locale-aware visual representions of your pricing text. Using a standard library is an effcient and extensibile way to format your prices to your users. Using a standard library to format your curreny is helpful in situations where your business expands into a market […]

Amezmo Now Offers a 30 Day Free Trial

People often choose to try products before they commit to buying them. Today, we launched a 30 day free trial offer to everyone. The trial doesn’t require a credit card. We believe that by offering an extended length trial period, people will be able to fully understand Amezmo’s product offering. What is Amezmo? Amezmo is […]

Scaling your PHP application with dedicated service nodes

Launching a new application on Amezmo starts off with you providing a domain name of your choice and a new database password. 30 seconds later, you have a full-stack Ubuntu 16.04 server with all the system software configured for you. By default Amezmo installs the standard stack for running a modern Laravel/PHP/Symfony application. Side note: […]

How To Install WordPress With Git

This tutorial will show you how to install a new WordPress site using Amezmo. All code will live in your Github repository, so all references to the command line will be executed from your local machine. For this tutorial, you’ll need to create a new application from the Dashboard. Check out the docs for more […]

What’s new in PHP 7.2.19

The PHP group announced the release of PHP 7.2.19 today on Twitter, among other places. This release is a security release and it’s recommended all users of PHP 7.2 upgrade. Get secure.Get the latest releases of PHP.Get . 7.3.6, 7.2.19, and 7.1.30 are out and include the latest in important fixes. — (@official_php) […]

Writing a Laravel Facade With a Service Provider

Prior to me discovering how the Laravel internals work, I would define static methods for most of my services. It quickly gets difficult to manage, once you need to keep non static state for a service, or you want dynamic behavior that is determined at runtime. In this post I’ll share how I defined my […]