Which is better to Create Web Apps: Laravel or CakePHP?

Shira Gray Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Laravel development services have been growing in popularity, with the Laravel framework often being compared to CakePHP. This article will show how to choose the best framework to meet specific business or solution requirements in the most effective way.  Laravel and CakePHP are both very popular PHP frameworks. PHP is often used for creating dynamic websites or building high-end apps.  …

Display All PHP Errors: Basic & Advanced Usage

Juliet Mendez Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

A PHP application might produce many different levels of earning and errors during its execution. Being able to see these errors is essential for developers trying to troubleshoot a misbehaving application. However, developers often have trouble when trying to display errors from their PHP applications. Instead, their apps just fail silently. If you are having problems with your PHP web …

A Guide to Streams in PHP: In-Depth Tutorial With Examples

A Guide to Streams in PHP: In-Depth Tutorial With Examples

Kevin Cunningham Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

You’ve already used PHP streams in your PHP development. However, they’re transparent, so you may not have noticed them. Streams are powerful tools. In this article, you’ll learn to harness the power of streams in your PHP development and take your applications to the next level. What are streams? Streams provide on-demand access to data. This means you don’t need to …

Tips and Techniques for Improving Symfony Performance

Symfony Performance Improvements: Tips and Techniques

Sylvia Fronczak Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Perhaps you came upon this post while looking at ways to improve Symfony performance. Or maybe you read our comparison of Laravel and Symfony and want to know more. You could have gotten here because you want to write a performant app from the start. Then again, you could just love reading all of Stackify’s blog posts. And who could blame …

PHP Debugging Tips

PHP Debugging Tips

Peter Morlion Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Anyone developing software will sooner or later want to debug their code. It’s very clarifying to see your code execute step by step and inspect the values of variables at runtime. Developing with PHP is no different. In this article, we’ll have a look at PHP debugging, and I’ll also provide some tips and tricks. Debugging The term “bug” was first …

Laravel vs Symfony: PHP Framework Comparison

Laravel vs Symfony: PHP Framework Comparison

Sylvia Fronczak Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Choosing a good PHP framework provides the right building blocks to make developing your app a breeze. Today we’re going to look at two PHP frameworks: Laravel and Symfony. We’ll compare them, score them, and declare a winner. Along the way, you’ll choose the framework that’s right for you and your product. PHP Framework Similarities Both Symfony and Laravel provide …

PHP Performance Monitoring

PHP Performance Monitoring: A Developer’s Guide

Iryne Somera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

As PHP applications are getting more complex, it’s becoming harder to deliver high-quality applications. It’s more important than ever to perfect your process for PHP performance monitoring. Tools like Application Performance Monitoring (APM) are essential for the development process. To get good performance data, developers need to deal with the rising trends of containerization, microservices, heterogeneous cloud services, and big data. To …

PHP Error Log Basics

Gaege Root Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

When developing PHP applications, error logs tend to be underutilized due to their apparent complexity. The reality is that PHP error logs are extremely helpful, especially when configured and used properly. While there are advanced tricks to truly squeeze every last drop of utility out of error logs, this article will cover the basics of configuration and the most common …

PHP Debugging

A Detailed Guide to PHP Debugging

Phil Vuollet Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

If you use PHP or you find yourself “adopting” a PHP app (like I did a few years ago), you must know how to debug PHP. In this detailed guide to PHP debugging, you’ll see some debugging techniques that apply to almost any programming language. But don’t worry. I’ll get into the specifics that apply to PHP, from the basics all …

PHP Error Log Guide: Configuration And Use Cases

Gaege Root Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

When developing PHP applications, error logs are under-used because of their apparent complexity. PHP error logs are helpful, especially when configured and used properly. While there are advanced tricks to truly squeeze every last drop of utility out of error logs, this article will cover the basics of configuration and the most common use cases so you can get up …

Comparison: Node.js vs. PHP

Phil Vuollet Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Both Node.js and PHP are popular platforms for websites, APIs, and other types of web content. They have a few similarities, but their differences far outweigh those similarities. In this post, we’ll take a look at how they stack up against each other. It’s Node.js vs. PHP… let’s get ready for the showdown! Similarities First, let’s take a deeper look at …

Laravel Logging Tutorial

Kim Sia Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Regardless of what language and framework you use, proper logging is crucial to web development. Logging is key when it comes to debugging and performance monitoring. Knowing how to properly use logging frameworks is an essential part of creating high quality software that is easy to debug. In this article, I will provide in-depth coverage on Laravel, which is the …

PHP Performance Optimization Guide

PHP Performance Optimization Guide

Juliet Mendez Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

 When developing a web application based on PHP, it’s not enough to just solve the problem and project requirements. Server resources like storage, memory, and number of CPUs contribute to the price of the hosting; that’s why developers should take into consideration these resources when developing web applications.  On top of all of these, the application must run smoothly. There …

Stackify Retrace Releases Support for PHP

Matt Watson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Stackify Product & Company Updates

Stackify was founded with the goal of giving developers the all the tools they need to troubleshoot and monitor their applications. We are very excited to announce that we now have support for PHP monitoring to go along with support for .NET and Java applications. What is Retrace? Retrace is an application performance management (APM) solution that combines code-level performance …

PHP Performance Testing Tools

5 PHP Performance Testing Tools You Need To Know

Juliet Mendez Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

 To all the PHP developers out there, it is highly advisable that every application you build should have the right PHP performance testing tools to ensure that it runs correctly. There are a variety of tools available that can monitor your application’s performance. Choosing the right tool that caters to your organization’s needs should be a priority. In general, with …