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As always, we will start with the official news from Symfony.
Highlight -> “This week, the first release candidate of Symfony 6.1 was published so you can test it in your projects before its final release in two weeks. Meanwhile, we announced a new SymfonyWorld Online conference (December 8-9, 2022), made a recap of the past SymfonyLive Paris 2022 conference, and introduced a 50% discount in some past conference replays so you can enjoy their videos.”
Javier Eguiluz continues his look at what’s coming in Symfony 6.1.
Quanta Magazine has a fascinating article and interview with programming legend Leslie Lamport. He revolutionized how computers talk to each other. Now he’s working on how engineers talk to their machines.
Demianchuk Sergii says, “welcome to the 4th article devoted to the theme: “How to work with ElasticSearch using Symfony PHP framework”.
Dariusz Gafka writes, “Message processing is becoming more and more popular in PHP. And the Response model is not enough for current system needs.
Messaging platforms (RabbitMQ, Kafka, SQS, etc) help in solving those problems ****by increasing the amount of load the system can take, introducing background processing and handling failure retries.
Symfony Messenger, Laravel Queues and Ecotone Framework provides higher level abstraction for message processing that hides integration with given messaging platforms and introducing additional features.”
Jordi Bassaganas notes, “as a full-stack web developer, eventually you’ll need to write a REST API endpoint to generate a file to then be sent over the Internet.
A message broker like RabbitMQ or Apache Kafka may be a good option to be considered.
However, if it is an occasional task that takes little time like, let’s say five to twenty seconds, probably it is a good idea to implement a simple solution.”
Furcan Zurman notes, “Kabina uses Symfony as a core framework. Using an open-source and popular framework as the core of this project is awesome for developers and us. Because an existing framework can save a lot of hours for you. Okay, but why Symfony or why not Laravel?”
In French Les-Tilleuls Coop takes a look at what’s new in Symfony 6.1.
Sebastian Luczak explains:
Mediacurrent shares its recent experience at DrupalCon. Their Penn State presentation was a very interesting one on large-scale, decoupled Drupal.
The Drop Times follows:
Evolving Web tells us:
Specbee has a handy resource for us.
In French, Alex Soyes looks at:
Regarding Composer, opensource.com says, “This dependency management tool makes it easier to require a repository even when it hasn't been created as a package.”
Parthenon shares some:
Steve King explores:
Cédric Teyton shows us how to use Promyze to:
Craig Francis looks at:
On PEAKD, Crell says there is:
Sumita K explores PHP encoding and decoding.
This is self-explanatory:
Amyy Stephanie Alex-Okenwa shows us:
My buddy on Mastodon, Grant Horwood continues his series on command-line scripts:
Dino Cajic looks at:
Jose Luis shows us:
Eden AI explores:
Shawn McCool examines:
If you are in the eCommerce space check your apps for this.
Simon Ugorji shows us:
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The Guardian covers:
ZDNet reports that:
The Next Web reports:
The Evil Empire Strikes Back
The Hill reports:
TechCrunch reports, "it’s been a rough start for the newly elected Costa Rica president Rodrigo Chaves, who less than a week into office declared his country “at war” with the Russia-based Conti ransomware gang."
The Verge has this long past due news:
VentureBeat reports on:
They also have:
Wow, more from VentureBeat.
Josh W. Comeau of CSS fame has:
Tech Republic has an excellent comparison article on:
Speaking of comparisons, Kinsta goes in-depth on:
rushflow looks at:
ZDnet also reports that the:
The 2022 Stack Overflow developer survey is open.
Finally, Erik Hermansen has some advice I should listen to. 😬 See if you fall into the same boat.
That's it for this week. Thanks for making it to the end of another edition. I look forward to sharing next week's Symfony and PHP news with you on Friday.
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