Code in PHP long enough and you’ll want to keep credentials and configuration values accessible to your code. It’s bad to have these “secret values” actually embedded in your code, so Chris Cornutt explores some ways to cope — with various levels of success. 👩💻
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I thought it’d be fun to try something new here. As you’ve probably noticed, I’ve been doing fewer link posts. That is the result of a good bit of thinking, strategic and otherwise. I’ll dive more into that later. I’ll still do some long-ish form link posts, but I won’t be able to link all the things…
Here’s a good comparison of Apache and Nginx for WordPress developers from Tom Whitbread. Tom describes how each HTTP server handles connections and explains how to set up PHP FPM with Apache and Nginx. I see little to no benefit in using Apache these days, other than simpler support for cPanel.
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Justin Sternberg has written a nice and thorough post geared toward beginning programmers to cover common PHP methodologies. I definitely recommend reading this for those that may recognize certain techniques, but don’t really fully understand them. I love beginner tutorials like this.
I’ve seen a few folks fawn over Kite recently, which brands itself as a “co-pilot” for developers. As you code in your IDE or even the terminal, it provides helpful reminders, definitions, and catches misspellings. Watch the video too see how it integrates, which is quite slick. It currently supports vim, Sublime Text, PyCharm and…