Tag: PHP (page 1 of 2)

Rebound: A Channel Authenticated Websocket Implementation

Introducing Rebound, a realtime channel authenticated web socket implementation. Inspired by Pusher and Laravel Echo, built on top of engine.io.

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Laravel Echo Released!

Well, its been coming and now it’s here. Laravel Echo (no docs link yet). As predicted it’s a pretty neat realtime abstraction currently over the Pusher API (as it’s the easiest to manage authentication), but I think intended generally for any realtime communication mechanism and hopefully it will be in the future.

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From PHP To NodeJs

I spent a lot of time recently looking into NodeJs and how my PHP experience translates. From performance considerations to traditional PHP esq Interfaces and how to tackle them. Now I’m at the point of how to structure a full-blown application and how traditional design patterns like Service Location, Inversion Of Control, and Factories fit in with the module driven architecture of NodeJs.

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Laravel Spark Officially Released

Spark 1.0 has officially been released! Thanks for kicking the tires the past few days! spark.laravel.com ?


Well its official now, the next service offered by Taylor Otwell and the Laravel ecosystem is live and ready for use.

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Why I chose Nginx over Apache

Continuing on from our recent server posts i’m going to discuss how we have set up our tiny little Digital Ocean droplet to serve 1000s of page requests efficiently.

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