PHP 8 has been released. It’s really good. And ready for production. See an overview of the new features here.
Laravel has, in my opinion, by now established itself as the go-to framework for just about all things PHP when the development of larger, more complex applications calls for a framework or foundation library. Laravel weiterlesen
For more than a decade now my Vector Graphics Tool of choise as been the Free Open Source Software Tool Inkscape. And for good reasons too. Premium grade SVG editing features, zero-fuss cross-platform functionality and tools and extensions in abundance offer anything you’d want for professional vector-graphics work without strange subscriptions or bloated slow GUIs. Check it out.
When it comes to CSS Frameworks, Tailwind has been the hottest thing since sliced bread lately. When it comes to speedhacking designs, their approach is pretty good and the hype around Tailwind CSS is somewhat justified. For me it definitely looks worth a try.Tailwind CSS weiterlesen
One does not have to suck up to Google & Co. or try to apply some magic SEO-Snakeoil in order to be diligent about professional web performance and search-engine friendlyness. Google doesn’t like people trying to trick them into higher pageranking and they are fast at retaliation and downmodding ranks a few thousand points when it comes to that.Professional Web Analytics weiterlesen
WordPress 5.5 ist erschienen und wird gerade weltweit ausgeliefert. In diesem Release sind viele Features integriert, die sonst nur durch externe Module und Erweiterungen möglich waren. Hier eine detailierte Übersicht:WordPress 5.5 weiterlesen
My personal favourite when it comes to self-hosted web git gui’s isn’t GitLab as with most, but Gitea. Lightweight, fast, easy to install, easy to maintain and it has all the features you really need. Highly recommended by yours truely. Do check out this neat MIT licensed FOSS gem.
Here’s a comprehensive list of React UI Libraries for your next complex non-trivial ReactJS project:
Here is a selection of blogs and magazines on the web, IT and digital media industry in general. Some are not directly tech related but are very educational and enjoyable none-the-less. This is my personal selection that I consider worthwhile reading. Enjoy! … Disclaimer: May be filled up with things I forgot further down the road. Oh, and there a few podcasts there as well. This is the web and we’re digital, so no problem, eh?
Don’t want to pay for your collaboration and project management? Want to have controll over your tooling and processes? Once again, quality open source tools come to the rescue.
The VDOM craze may have you think that Bootstrap is dead. It isn’t. It’s as powerful as ever that the first-class citizenship of Popper.js and an ever evolving jQuery still make it the grandmaster of go-to toolkits for getting good Web-UIs done quickly. It also works very neatly together with virtual DOM libraries such as React. Check out ReactStrap to see how it’s done.
It doesn’t always have to be ReactJS or virtual DOM. For most tasks and functions, jQuery still is perfectly fine, especially if it’s a current version of the 3.x branch and allready integrated and loaded into your environment.
Here’s a cheat-sheet Overview of jQuery Ajax Call Parameters: Overview of jQuery Ajax Call Parameters weiterlesen
A key component for professional non-trivial enterprise web-application development with WordPress is the WordPress REST API. A solid application interface for decoupled frontends and adjacent services in a non-monolithic and/or headless environment with WordPress as the key component at the center.
Eine Website die ganz der systematischen Erlernung von PHP gewidmet ist / A website wholefully dedicated to systematically learn PHP: PhpTheRightWay.com
Ein sehr guter Vortrag in dem Felix von Leitner – besser bekannt als “Fefe” – einen guten Überblick über klassische Anitpatterns in und um Softwareentwicklung erläutert. Sehr zu empfehlen.
Antipatterns und Missverständnisse in der Softwareentwicklung weiterlesen
The complete Table of named HTML & CSS Colors. Always useful.
HTML Farben/Colors – HTML Color Name & Code Table weiterlesen
Non-trivial development in WordPress requires a measure of internal knowlege about how WordPress works and how one can best work arounds it shortfalls in a professional large-scale and mission-critical/enterprise setting. Contrary to some rumours this isn’t more difficult than with other systems. Enterprise WordPress Development weiterlesen
This talk is a good one and the points made are universal. Highly recommended!