In our previous posts, we discussed how to use some tools to explore and debug legacy code. This blog post will explore one of these tools that I personally use quite often in depth: Xdebug and Remote Debugging.
We’ll explore the instal
All of us will encounter legacy code, and most of us will ‘inherit’ code to maintain. In our first post on legacy code, we talked about getting the things you need to start working on a project. In this post, we will talk about how you can eval
Why a new architecture?
PHP is the most popular language on the net and has a wide array of frameworks, apps and packages available. Most of the best ones are open source, free or have a freely available version of their paid app.
That being said, i
All of us will encounter legacy code, and most of us will ‘inherit’ code to maintain. Even on the freshest of projects 99 % of the time you will encounter some ‘baggage’ code that we will have to maintain. This is especially true as a contractor f
PHP is a language for the web, the most popular one in fact. That’s not to say it’s the best, or the worst for that matter but the number of webpages powered by PHP outweighs all the other languages including JAVA, python, Ruby on Rails, etc.On the
What is headless
There are many great open source software packages out there. Some of the most popular are WordPress, Drupal and Magento. It has been gaining popularity in recent years to run these apps as headless. But what does that mean?
It was a pleasure speaking at the WAPRO event by Uncoded earlier this month. I got to speak about API first architectures and open source mash ups with Erdiko.API first is a technology paradigm for building apps that is emerging as an excellent way to
This tutorial will show you how to connect a database using Doctrine DBAL. The examples are for Erdiko, but could be applied to any PHP framework that uses composer.Installation
If you have not installed Erdiko, please go to http://erdiko.org/getStarted
Over the last two years we’ve been developing our php micro framework. It came out of the need for more concise theming and mashing up data sources. This lead to the development of Erdiko. It’s an MVC micro framework that facilitates lea
We added Bootstrap 3 support to Erdiko, https://github.com/arroyo/Erdiko
We spent a little bit of time recently refactoring the theming layer and the folder structure. The folder structure changes took a couple of cues from frameworks like Laravel a