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Introducing minicli: a microframework for CLI-centric PHP applications

In the previous posts of the Building Minicli series, we've seen how to bootstrap a dependency-free microframework on top of vanilla PHP. This post will give you an overview of how to use the most updated version of Minicli to create a CLI application in PHP.

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showdev, php, cli

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How To Create a dev.to API Wrapper in PHP to Fetch your Latest Posts

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create an API wrapper in PHP to fetch your latest dev.to posts.

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tutorial, PHP, apis, meta

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Which Techie Are You?

Our desks tell a lot about ourselves, don't they? What is your style?

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discuss, illustrations, comics, humour

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A Git from the Future (Comic)

When working with Git, we often clone existing projects, since this is part of a typical collaboration workflow. What if we want to bootstrap a whole new project of our own?

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git, beginners, comics, illustrated

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Pick. Squash. Drop. Rebase! (Comic)

It is a common practice to use `git rebase` to squash commits before creating or merging a pull request; nobody needs to see that you fixed 10 typos in 5 separate commits, and keeping that history is of no use. So how does a rebase look like?

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git, beginners, illustrated, comics

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Understanding Git Branches (Illustrated)

But when multiple developers need to work in the same Git repository, it is important to define a process that allows collaboration. That's when branches become essential.

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git, beginners, illustrated, comics

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Stage. Commit. Push. A Git Story (Comic)

When we're getting started with [Git](), it can be difficult to understand where our files live, how they change state, and when exactly they leave our local machine to reach the external repository. I have an analogy for that.

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git, beginners, comics, illustrated

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Building minicli: Autoloading Command Namespaces

Part 3 part of "Building minicli"

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showdev, php, cli, beginners

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How to Set Up and Use Object Storage in Laravel 6

In this short guide, we'll set up an existing Laravel 6 application to use an S3-compatible object storage service for storing user generated content.

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showdev, php, laravel, shortguides

Remote Work, Mental Health and Neurodiversity

Remote work, when well supported, allows introverts and all sorts of neurodivergent folks to feel safe for expressing themselves better and at their own pace.

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career, remote, mental health, discuss