PSR-7 got released May 4, 2015. There is a discussion about middlewares based on PSR-7 messages, and it is awfully overdue. The most common middlewares in use since June 2015 are callables with this interface: They just work. I’ve been using them since June 2015. You can stack a number...

Hi there! It’s been a while since my last blog post. Sorry for that. Let’s break the silence with a post on travelling with Airbnb. I like visiting cities, both for work (conferences) and pleasure. Hotels are often quite expensive in cities, and the value you get from them is...

Hi all! Here’s an update on my latest leisure time activities. In April this year I ran my very first marathon: the Rotterdam marathon. 3:29:21 #mr15. The crowd was amazing! #marathon #rotterdam Een foto die is geplaatst door Hannes Van De Vreken (@hannesvdvreken) op 12 Apr 2015 om 11:15 PDT...

With PHP you can, next to handling HTTP requests, invoke scripts from the command line. For a typical web application this could be used to run database migrations, insert data into the database from fixtures or seeders, repetitive tasks run by cron, clear the cache (cache:clear), general admin stuff… basically...

Note: this is a repost from my post on the madewithlove blog. My previous blog post covered tips on code style fixing while working on legacy projects. The blog post was very generic and the ideas are applicable on projects in any language. I mentioned some tips that help your...