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This article will share my impressions (and photos) from DrupalCon Lille. It was one of the most enjoyable conference experiences I have been blessed with attending. Being in France doesn't hurt and the venue was conveniently located near the train station and my hotel. Plus it was informative and even entertaining at times.
Symfony's Flex Recipes (starter sets of functionality) have provided part of the inspiration for Drupal's new Recipes Initiative (as opposed to its current distritubtions). This article will compare the two. Since the Drupal recipes are just coming to fruition, we will look at them in more detail.
This article could also be titled AssetMapper: Modern JS without BS (either Build System or Bullshit). But we want to boldly go where no one has gone before in the Symfony universe. 🛸 In any event, it will explore Symfony’s new and currently experimental AssetMapper component.
I have had harsh words in the past for sinful sites refusing to upgrade from Drupal 7. And for wishy-washy Drupal leadership that repeatedly backslides from ending support for it.
But fear not, ye doomed and damned denizens of Drupal 7 misery, a savior is at hand. Stretch out your wretched arms and embrace salvation before death drags you down to the fires of website hell. 😈
Thanks to the recent asshattery of Reddit and its douche CEO, open-source alternatives are blowing up. kbin is a Fediverse platform built with Symfony, API Platform, and Schema Generator 3 by Ernest Wiśniewski.
This is a follow-on to our article, How Symfony components power Drupal’s drive to new frontiers. It looks at the nuts and bolts of four of the Symfony components/libraries Drupal uses, plus the Twig templating engine.
Unless you've been under a rock since last fall when Space Karen bought Twitter, you’ve heard the buzz about the Fediverse and Mastodon in particular. And hopefully, you want to know more about it.
Is Drupal growing? I would say no. But is Drupal predestined to a slow and slight decline year after year? Or does it have a growth path? That’s what I will explore in this opinion piece. One that I hope is wrong.
No pain, no gain. In this article, I will explain three goals I’ve set for my PHP-based websites in 2023. And how they will become more integrated with Symfony than ever.
With the release of Drupal 10 Symfony’s PHP framework is even more tightly integrated into the DXP/CMS.
A SymfonyCon Disneyland Paris 2022 preview: 2 workshops and 9 compelling sessions to eagerly anticipate
In this quasi-preview article, we’ll preview the conference and what we are looking forward to.
The 8th edition of the SymfonyCon conference is titled SymfonyCon Disneyland Paris 2022. This year it’s at Disney's new Hotel New York - Art of Marvel.
Let’s explore the SPA-like speed that Turbo brings to Symfony UX.
Let’s explore the magic that Stimulus JS brings to Symfony UX. This is a companion article to Discover Symfony UX’s Twig Components. Read that first, as it contains more detailed Symfony UX information referenced here.
With Symfony UX a PHP class + template = Twig component. Use them to build a highly-interactive UI from the comfort of Twig. No JS and no BS are required.
There are a plethora of local development tools to use with your PHP projects. In this article, we will explore the ones optimized for WordPress, Drupal, Laravel, and Symfony.
Frontend Madness: SPAs, MPAs, PWAs, Decoupled, Hybrid, Monolithic, Libraries, Frameworks! WTF for your PHP backend?
As the title of this article implies, developing for the frontend of the web can be a cluster. I hope to help you make some sense of it in this in-depth article. And I mean in-depth.
Our mission is not only to cover Symfony and PHP. We also serve their respective developer communities. One way to do that is to help more developers write about Symfony and PHP.
You might even publish a newsletter and/or articles covering them. If so, we created this resource for you. If you don’t, we hope you will start soon.
This article explores and reviews SymfonyCast’s “Harmonious Development with Symfony 6” tutorial course in detail. Best of all, the course and the review are free. They are a fantastic way to introduce yourself to the Symfony programming framework and the learning platform.
Looking for PHP frameworks built with Symfony? This article will explore them and provide their relevant details.
It’s an "easier to digest" version of the information on the Symfony site. It's more documentation than a documentary with some added information from the frameworks themselves. It also includes some comments from us. Where we found them, we have linked them to third-party reviews or comparisons.
In any event, I hope it will prove helpful to you and your search for a framework solution.
It’s long past time to make your Symfony applications as secure as possible.
As should be obvious to anyone not living under a rock, cybersecurity is critical. This has always been the case, but it’s even more important now thanks to the Russian war crimes in Ukraine.
The potential for a cyber-war has never been higher. As Russia struggles with illegally occupying Ukraine it may lash out with cyber-attacks against anyone supporting the Ukrainian nation.
As a product owner, you may have experienced how an application issue can be hard to identify and fix, create negative impacts on the users’ experience, or block new potential customers in their onboarding path.
Inspector allows developers to have a code-driven monitoring environment completely under their control and to be the first to know if the application is in trouble. It does so “before” users stumble onto the problem.
Researching eCommerce Platforms built with Symfony? If you are this article, will explore all the ones available and provide their relevant details.
Some people say eCommerce is the future. In reality, it is the dominant form of commerce now. And it's a lucrative field of work for PHP developers.
Discover why software developers should always prefer code-driven to infrastructure-driven monitoring tools.
Have you ever wondered which CMSs are built with Symfony? Well, probably not, but if you have this reference article shows which ones are and provides their relevant details.
Find out how Code Execution Monitoring helps you identify bugs and bottlenecks in your Symfony app before your customers do.
In this story (aka case study), see how Symfony, Drupal, Layout Builder, and Gutenberg became a crew.
Learn how to make the code for your site's frontend simpler, cleaner, dryer, more logical, and secure with Twig.
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