PHP continues to evolve from its humble beginnings when Rasmus Lerdorf started the as a high level wrapper to a set of C binaries that would allow webmasters to manage project websites easier. Now, 25 years later, PHP has evolved into a powerful OOP language with among other features, Typed Properties, and Attributes. The latter […]
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Composer is the de-facto dependency manager for PHP applications which was initially released almost 8 years ago March 2012. Using Composer in your PHP can be used to increase one’s code reusability and enable your project to easily integrate maintained PHP libraries from the Packagist, the main PHP Composer repository. Today we’ll highlight a few […]
Localization in Laravel is a fully supported feature that allows you to easily provide your application or website in multiple languages. Learn how to get data in lang in Laravel.
At Amezmo, we’ve recently rolled out remote database access over SSL. In this post, we will extend WordPress’s default MySQL connection options to support SSL connections to the server. How does WordPress connect to MySQL? The file wp-includes/wp-db.php contains a class called wpdb. This class setups the MySQL connection with the mysqli PHP extension. Since […]
Changing the default storage path in Laravel can be acomplished using a service provider. In this post, we will share how to change the default storage path.
Amezmo is a platform as a service dedicated to PHP app hosting. Start your free trial today and get your app deployed fast. By default, Amezmo will create a dedicated directory for your application’s logging purposes. We recommend using this dedicated directory so you can persist your logs across deployments. The full path is /webroot/logs […]
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 […]
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 […]
One of the things that that facades have going for them, is that they are elegant to look at it. But in my view, they hide the core logic, and make it difficult to understand how exactly a class works. Often times, when debugging, you need to look at the implementation of a method because […]
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 […]