Category: PHP

State of CodeIgniter minify library

Recently I made couple of updates for CodeIgniter minify library. It’s more modular, it has multiple compression engines for JS and CSS. Also you could overwrite default file names for generated files. I strongly...

Apache and PHP on OS X Yosemite

It’s just a short instructions how to run Apache and PHP on OS X Yosemite. PHP and Apache are already there – just need to run Apache and enable PHP. Video showing up whole...

HHVM on Amazon EC2 in 2 minutes

Probably you already heard about HHVM. As on their website: HHVM is an open-source virtual machine designed for executing programs written in Hack and PHP. HHVM uses a just-in-time (JIT) compilation approach to achieve superior performance...

PHP, work queues

Biggest pain point in PHP is lack of asynchronous calls. The only reasonable way is to use some kind of “backend” processing and task list to execute. Some people use cron to run given...