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Follow These Brazilian PHP developers on Twitter | Cloudways

brazilian php devs
Today in 2018, few people realize that PHP is almost 23 years old. It is a testament to the robustness and versatility of the language that it continues to enjoy a major share in the web and application development industry. Like every other language, the strength of PHP lies in its community. It is the […]
Automate Symfony Deployment on Cloudways Through Envoyer | Cloudways

Developers have different options and tools to create automatic deployments for their projects. These automatic deployments options ensure that no time is wasted on adding new coding blocks manually between the files on Live server. The good news is that developers choose from a lot of deployment tools now including DeployBot and DeployHQ. For the […]
How to Host Symfony on Linode Using Cloudways | Cloudways

Linode is the newest addition to the already robust options of Cloudways cloud infrastructure providers that include Vultr,DO, AWS, Kyup and GCE. The Cloudways users now have another great option for hosting their Symfony 3.x & upcoming Symfony 4.x applications on the robust Cloudways Platform. Previously I ran a series of articles on Symfony covering […]
Here’s How to Host PHP Applications On Linode Servers | Cloudways

Cloudways is increasing its infrastructure by adding more server providers. Previously you have five providers including  Linode, Vultr, Amazon, Kyup, and GCE to launch PHP servers on but a new addition to the family is Linode. Recently Linode is also integrated into Cloudways infrastructure so you can now launch PHP server onLinodee via Cloudways managed […]
Integrate CloudwaysCDN With Yii2 Applications | Cloudways

Cloudways recently launched its own CDN service in partnership with StackPath. Known as CloudwaysCDN, it is an all new, global network with built-in WAF, DDoS protection and flat global pricing of just $1 a month. Previously I have covered how CloudwaysCDN integration with Symfony. Today, I will demonstrate how to integrate CloudwaysCDN with Yii2 applications. […]
Create a Custom Dashboard Using Woocommerce PHP REST API | Cloudways

woocommerce rest api php
These days, software and platforms expose API to enable other applications interface with the core application. Developers use API to create custom interfaces and dashboards. I have previously covered REST API in my previous articles. In this article, I will demonstrate how you could easily create a custom WooCommerce dashboard. Although this dashboard will be […]
Magdalena Banasiak Discusses Sylius, Her Software Development Career And Ecommerce Platforms | Cloudways

I am delighted to have Magdalena Banasiak for an interesting interview with Cloudways. Magdalena is currently working as a Project Manager and Documentation Lead at Sylius. She is pretty diversified when it comes to skills in software development and software project management. In addition, her understanding of software documentation is exceptional, and she maintains Sylius […]
Leverage the Power of CDN in Symfony 3 Applications | Cloudways

Over years, Symfony has consolidated its position as the preferred development framework for PHP projects. With the recent release of Symfony Flex, the framework is now in a great position to help developers launch RAD enabled apps quickly. At Cloudways, we try to facilitate Symfony developers in launching their projects without worrying about the hassles […]
Pass Data From One Function To Another In Same Codeigniter Controller | Cloudways

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A controller often comprises of several functions and often the module’s logic demands passing data between the various functions of the Controller. This is a common enough scenario in many Codeigniter projects. In this tutorial, I will demonstrate how you could pass data between two functions within the same Controller in CodeIgniter. In addition, I will […]
Using Symfony Flex On Cloudways for Symfony Application Management | Cloudways

symfony for RAD
PHP has maintained its lead by introducing new features that try to keep up with the emerging trends in the dev world. In particular, frameworks such as Symfony ensures that developers have access to newest and latest tools for RAD (Rapid Application Development). This is why many managed hosting solution providers including Cloudways have made […]
PHP 7.1 Powered Hosting now Available on Cloudways | Cloudways

php 7.1 on cloudways
Cloudways has integrated support for PHP 7.1 into its Platform. Cloudways offers managed hosting for a range of PHP powered applications including WordPress, Laravel and Symfony. We realized that we had our work cut out for us. We had to make sure that PHP 7.1 works perfectly with each application, so that our customers do not […]
Codester : Marketplace For Premium PHP Scripts, Themes, App Templates and More | Cloudways

php scripts by codester
Introduction When you’re setting up your website, it’s important to be aware of all the aspects of how your website looks and how it operates. In case you’re using the website to promote your business, there’s no question about the need for smooth flow and quick response each time a visitor clicks anywhere on your […]
How To Install Sylius (V.1.0.0) Ecommerce Platform on Cloudways | Cloudways

I am pretty excited about the latest release of Sylius, a much-awaited ecommerce platform. For the uninitiated, Sylius is a lightweight open source ecommerce framework which lets you start online shops for absolutely free. The platform is built on Symfony framework and has all the latest tools, libraries and components to nurture e-commerce business requirements […]
Why Choose Symfony For Your Next Project? | Cloudways

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As a PHP developer, when you start a new project, you have the obvious choice of creating your applications using plain vanilla PHP or opt for a high-performance framework like Symfony. In this article, I will explain why you should choose Symfony for enterprise level projects such as shopping cart system for ecommerce stores with multi-step […]
Jeff Reifman on Yii Framework and his influence in PHP | Cloudways

Today I’m honored to have Jeff Reifman on board for an interview at Cloudways Thanks Jeff for your time and all the efforts for PHP industry.  Jeff is an experienced technology consultant and former Microsoft Group Program Manager. He is a writer, activist, and yogi. He’s also the founder of Meeting Planner and author of […]
Use multiple databases in Symfony Projects on Cloudways | Cloudways

symfony multiple databases
At the time of writing this article, the most recent version of Symfony is 3.3.6. The community is abuzz with the news of imminent release of Symfony 4. In many of my previous articles, I have covered Entity Managers and Doctrine in Symfony. The tutorials have covered the process of generating and configuring entities in […]
How to Host PHP on DigitalOcean | Cloudways

At the moment of writing this piece, PHP powers over 244 million websites on the internet (including Facebook, Youtube and Yahoo). The language is known for its easy scalability, variety of frameworks and robust standards. For many users, the most important benefit of using PHP is its large community that welcomes users of all skill […]
PDF Generation in Symfony Using KnpSnappyBundle | Cloudways

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When you are working on ecommerce projects or any invoice generation application, a much needed feature for you is the PDF generation of the records. This task sometimes can become a great pain due to non-availability of server side libraries for Symfony PDF generation. On the client side though, the task is easier to achieve. […]
Build a Fully Functional Facebook Messenger Chatbot in PHP | Scotch.io

Over years, we humans have solved our problems by talking it out. Chatbots are the continuation of this tradition in the digital age.

Chatbots have become an important trend in customer ser...

How to Deploy Github Code Automatically. | Scotch.io

Github is the new open source game changer in application development. You can host your code on GitHub and do amazing things including branching, Reviews, PR, Push and Pull. Github also provides a...

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