The Factory pattern in PHP
The Factory pattern, probably the most commonly used in PHP.
The Singleton Pattern in PHP
The singleton pattern in PHP is rarely explained and often misunderstood. Let's try to clear that up.
Why you should consider using SQLite
SQLite might not be suitable for large databases. But most databases aren't actually that large. SQLite might be the option.
PHP 7.4 is coming! A quick overview
PHP 7.4 is on its way, with an unconfirmed final release date in December 2019. Here's a quick overview.
Hashing Passwords in PHP
Hashing your passwords is important for security. Here's a guide to doing it right.
Bitwise Operations in PHP
Bitwise operations can be pretty useful, especially for things like flags. Unfortunately, many PHP developers don't realise the power of Bitwise operations.