A storm in a glass of water
I just read a post about PHP 8 that I couldn't just silently ignore. If you want to read it first, go check it out. With a fitting...
Jan 20th 2021 stitcher.io

If it were up to me
If it were up to me, I'd change a thing or two about PHP. Of course, I don't have anything to say about PHP's development, and that's ok. I still...
Jan 13th 2021 stitcher.io

Websites should be more like Star Wars
I have to admit I'm not the biggest Star Wars fan, but I can enjoy one of the movies from time to time. Whenever I watch one there is one...
Jan 10th 2021 stitcher.io

Introducing Ray: a debugging tool for pragmatic developers
I'm proud to announce the immediate release of Ray, a desktop app that vastly improves your debugging experience. Ray is a dedicated window to send dumped values to. It...
Jan 7th 2021 freek.dev

Announcing our secret project
These past few months, my team and I have worked on something that we think will be very usefull for PHP and Laravel devs. At 14:30 CEST you can see me...
Jan 7th 2021 freek.dev

Some notes on slow queues and Redis over TLS
When playing around with a load testing tool and Laravel queues I started noticing a weird pattern: every 22 dispatched jobs, there would be a 5 second delay on all...
Jan 4th 2021 alexvanderbist.com

jq
I rediscovered jq the other day, a little command line tool to format, read, and transform JSON from the command line. Jq falls into one of my favorite categories of...
Jan 4th 2021 sebastiandedeyne.com

How to be right on the internet
The internet is a wonderful place. It's full of knowledge, it enables us to stay close to family and friends, and sometimes there are people who get under your skin...
Dec 31st 2020 stitcher.io

A recap of 2020
What a year this has been. I guess that in January, nobody suspected that we'd got ourselves a worldwide pandemic on our hands. For many people, 2020 has been a pretty...
Dec 21st 2020 freek.dev

Using Laravel Blade with Statamic
Dec 21st 2020 rias.be