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As always, we will start with the official news from Symfony.
Highlight -> “This week, Symfony development activity focused again on polishing the new features of the upcoming Symfony 6.3 version, which will be released before the end of May 2023. In addition, the API Platform project announced a new edition of their conference that will be attended by some Symfony Core Team members.“
SymfonyCasts updates its Doctrine course:
This week I’ve chosen a Blackfire article for our featured item.
“Performance optimization is a challenge for all web applications. With demands for quicker response times and enhanced user experiences increasing , developers are constantly looking for innovative ways to improve their applications’ efficiency.
One such promising solution is Swoole, a high-performance networking framework that helps PHP applications handle server-side tasks more effectively.”
Aminul Islam Sarker has:
Leo G shows us how to:
Nico Anatasio explores:
Filip Horvat examines:
WP Campus has this upcoming presentation:
I look forward to watching this on WordPress TV.
Webkul looks at:
Sebastian Wahn shares:
Katz Ueno explores:
Yay Concrete CMS.
The Drupal Association sent:
Ben Finklea shows us:
Matt Glaman examines:
Specbee shows us:
PreviousNext looks at:
CTI Digital has this distribution (aka customized simplification) of Drupal:
Web Omlette explores:
icapps has a great resource:
I am definitely doing this.
Opensource shows us how to:
MilaDev continues a series on patterns:
Peter Hrobar has a more interesting article.
Doğan Uçar shares:
On a relate note, Olivia J shares:
Waqas Hafeez examines:
Thorsten Suckow-Homberg looks at:
London Lindo explores:
Sandipan Roy shares:
Nelson Isioma demonstrates:
Noble Bridge Technologies shows us:
500 is pulled out of thin air but points 3 - 6 are good ones.
Nihar Ranjan Das examines:
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The cyber response to Russia’s War Crimes and other douchebaggery
Dark Reading reports on:
I fixed their headline.
The Guardian has:
The Evil Empire Strikes Back
Wired reports on:
The Hacker News reports:
AccessNow reports on:
Within a few years Twitler will not operate in Europe or either be bankrupted by fines.
The Atlantic reports:
Anyone with half a brain has known this for months. Even the nitwit wingnuts on Twitler know this.
Bleeping Computer reports:
The FTC has:
Postman looks at:
The Guardian reports:
Mozilla looks at:
Stephanie Eckles explores:
The Eisenberg Effect reports on:
Techicons has this fantastic resource:
The Guardian reports:
Karma is real and it’s coming for Guv DeCuntis and Twitler’s CunTO. (See the two articles in the Evil Empire section above.)
The Verge reports:
It will integrate with ActivityPub.
Or maybe not.
The Fediverse Reports examines:
MacStories has an:
Here’s a great resource for your sites:
ForgeFed has an update on the:
It’s a tool to build Fediverse applications.
Speaking of tools, I push the Fediverse (aside from the fact that Big Social sucks) is because I want to see more tools like this. It lets you follow all the new content notifications about Drupal code on the Fediverse.
Evan Prodromou explores:
Stefan Bohacek is:
If you want to go down a rabbit hole of how to get info from instances, this is for you.
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