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Applying the self-service updates

“You can start applying the service updates to your Redis fleet from the time that the updates have an available status until they have an expired status. Service updates of the type security are cumulative.”


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Service Container

“The Laravel service container is a powerful tool for managing class dependencies and performing dependency injection. Dependency injection is a fancy phrase that essentially means this: class dependencies are “injected” into the class via the constructor or, in some cases, “setter” methods.”


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Request Lifecycle

“When using any tool in the “real world”, you feel more confident if you understand how that tool works. Application development is no different. When you understand how your development tools function, you feel more comfortable and confident using them.”


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Get Started with Speech Recognition in PHP

“Rev AI offers a suite of speech-to-text APIs to help developers build automatic speech recognition (ASR) into their applications. These APIs cover a variety of use cases, including live and pre-recorded audio transcription, language identification, sentiment analysis and topic extraction.”


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Attributes

“Scout APM helps PHP developers pinpoint N+1 queries, memory leaks & more so you can troubleshoot fast & get back to coding faster. Start your free 14-day trial today. As of PHP 8, we’ll be able to use attributes.”


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My PHP enum style guide

“Scout APM helps PHP developers pinpoint N+1 queries, memory leaks & more so you can troubleshoot fast & get back to coding faster. Start your free 14-day trial today. This is my personal style guide for using enums in PHP.”


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PHP in 2022

“Modern websites require complex backends, and I don’t see how PHP can compete with languages such as Go, Python or Ruby in the future. PHP is not a likable language but it’s probably not going away any time soon.”


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Reading Today

Let’s Do a Tick Check

“As scores of city dwellers in the United States have ditched their urban lives for more land and bigger homes, many may be facing new foes this spring and summer: bloodsucking ticks. Ticks, which like wooded, leafy areas where wildlife roam, are most active between April and September.”

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