Tooling Articles

How To Use Forked Repositories In Composer

April 20, 2016

How well do you really know Composer? Do you just know composer install, update, and require, and some of the composer.json configuration? Or do you really know it? Here, in the third part of the Composer series, we’ll see how to use forked repositories, instead of the canonical sources.

How To Automate Projects Using Composer Scripts

April 6, 2016

How well do you really know Composer? Do you just know composer install, update, and require, and some of the composer.json configuration? Or do you really know it? Here, in the second part of the Composer series, we’ll look at the scripts section of composer.json.

How to Build a Docker Test Environment

April 27, 2016

Docker makes it easy to build local development environments. But, what about being able to build test environments and run acceptance, unit, functional, and other types of tests? In this, the second part of the developing with Docker series, I’ll show you how to implement testing using PHPUnit and Codeception in the configuration which we’ve built.

How To Refactor Code With PhpStorm

How To Refactor Code With PhpStorm

April 25, 2016

Refactoring code is an essential aspect of building and maintaining software. In this tutorial I will show you how to use PhpStorm’s refactoring functionality to make it as easy as possible.

Enforcing PSR 1 & 2 in PHPStorm

Enforcing PSR 1 & 2 in PHPStorm

April 19, 2014

As software developers you should use coding standards. In today’s post, learn how to enforce the PSR-1 and PSR-2 coding standards with PHPStorm.