Tag: php

  • Building the fastest PHP router ever

    Ok, so the title might be a little bit click-baity since I haven’t compared it to every router in existence. Just nikic’s Fast Route. On my sabbatical last summer, I was messing about with microservices (which I’m convinced are evil, but that is an article for another day). During that, I decided to create a […]

  • Exploring the performance of FrankenPHP

    Exploring the performance of FrankenPHP

    If you live in the PHP world, you’ve probably heard of FrankenPHP. As soon as I saw the project, I fell in love with it. I tend to go back and forth between several languages, even mixing them when the problem calls for it. But here’s FrankenPHP, a beautiful mix of Go, C, and PHP. […]

  • Dissecting WordPress: Hooks: Filters and Actions

    Dissecting WordPress: Hooks: Filters and Actions

    Many people tend to take WordPress hooks for granted (or loathe them). Hooks are a powerful way to change the [ex# name=’behavior’]behavior of WordPress fairly drastically.[/ex#][ex#d name=’behavior’] Hooks are built into WordPress. Without hooks, you’d have to fork the original code and modify it to change it’s behavior. They allow you to literally hook into […]

  • Serverless: From a PHP Developer’s Experience

    Serverless: From a PHP Developer’s Experience

    this is suicide for all hosting companies that currently host all websites. Suddenly, no one would need servers. PHP would be, quite literally, the easiest migration to serverless known to mankind.