Many people play with PHP without necessarily being professional developers. For such people, package managers may make coding seem too complicated. This article shows how to bypass the Composer barrier when installing Composer-dependent PHP packages.
Since PowerShell is now open source and cross-platform, we can now perform PowerShell magic right inside Linux boxes. If this isn’t exciting, what is?! Here’s an example of how to execute PowerShell scripts (or commands) from PHP code on a Linux VM.
Data Scientists spend almost 60% of their time cleaning data. Raw data contains inconsistencies, which when left un-engineered, lead to inaccurate machine learning models. This article shows how to sort and clean data with Python and Python libraries.
Controllers are an important part of Laravel MVC (Model, View, CONTROLLER). They are useful for organizing request-handling logic and help to keep the entire code structured and maintainable. This post is a brief primer on Laravel controllers.
An SQL SELECT statement may often return thousands of rows. And when building sites, we usually don’t want to dump all those rows onto a single page (for speed and UX reasons). Instead, we split the results across multiple pages via PAGINATION.
If you love platform-neutral approaches to programming like we do, you will love Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). This article is a high level overview of SOA. We discuss SOA principles, pros and cons, and components needed for SOA infrastructure.