Friday, January 12, 2018

Turn any database into an API
Interesting project to make any database into an API

PHP MVC Frameworks preview of 2018
What 2018 holds for PHP frameworks. Hint: Laravel

17 Tips for Using Composer Efficiently
Tips on effective Composer usage.

Building a Vue SPA with Laravel
Vue and Laravel go full-on SPA

Introduction to PHP Reflection API
Using the PHP Reflection API

Creating a 'Winning' Audio Lambda Service using Serverless, Polly and compiled SOX
Creating a JavaScript Lambda

Sunday, January 7, 2018

I’m harvesting credit card numbers and passwords from your site. Here’s how.
The weakness of opensource. It's too easy to pull in unaudited programs.

Government Digital Service
The UK government goes open-source big time, with over 700 public repos on GitHub

The State of JavaScript Frameworks, 2017
Who better than one of the npm guys to prognosticate about JavaScript? Go Vue!

Ten cryptocurrency predictions for 2018 from the co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute
Not sure about what the BRI is, but here's some cryptocurrency predictions.I do think that moving to proof of stake instead of proof of work is mandatory.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Inside Einstein's head
I remember taking special relativity 40 years ago. These visualizations would've helped a LOT.

Chrome is turning into the new Internet Explorer 6
Why, in heaven's name, do people build chrome-only websites?!?

Two Major Security Flaws Found In Almost Every Processor — Here's What's Going On
The low-down on Meltdown and Spectre.

Stop checking if record exists: Eloquent methods OrCreate and OrNew
Save yourself an if statement in Laravel.

The Best of Laravel News 2017
Best Laravel articles of 2017

Hacker Lexicon: What Is Sinkholing?
Send hackers into a network blackhole.

Top 10 Stocks for 2018
We'll come back in a year and check up.

How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience
Give yourself a good talking to.