As you may have heard, Reddit’s decided to pull a Twitter and start charging an extortionate amount of money for access to their previously-free API, in order to drive third-party clients like Apollo and RIF into extinction. Under Reddit’s proposed pricing, …
Hi, I'm Reuben, the Ringmaster of Mobile Atom Media and Code (https://www.mobileatom.net/). Symfony Station (https://symfonystation.mobileatom.net/) is my latest venture. I moderate the Symfony magazine here (https://kbin.social/m/Symfony) and created the Symfony Universe Collection. (https://kbin.social/u/symfonystation/c/SymfonyUniverse)
A graduate of the Univ. of Georgia and an MA graduate of Georgia State, I live in Orlando. My full-stack developer certification is from the Univ. of Central Florida.
As many of you know, immutability is an extremely useful concept that makes code more predictable and...
Defederation has come up in multiple different contexts recently in the Fediverse. Even more so, the way other protocols are developing is setting up more significant questions about future choices regarding federation as well.
CEO Steve Huffman says tech giants should not be able to trawl Reddit’s huge store of data for free. But that information came from users, not the company
Chaos at Reddit and Twitter have a direct impact on the fediverse. Growth at Lemmy and Kbin. The server database of kolektive.social gets seized by the FBI.
Twitter under Elon Musk’s chaotic reign has seemingly created an opportunity for an alternative microblogging service.
The rapid rise of Lemmy and Kbin, dubbed the 'threadiverse', have altered the dynamic in the fediverse. A look at how this changes the structure and the dynamic of the fediverse at large.
In the first post, we looked at the long-term effects of our decisions. Turning a legacy project into a fresh one is a matter of the "just do it" approach. But there are 3 things we should take with care even if our project seems outside the legacy project category. First of those are arrays.
Did you know you can perform a full-text search in a database using PhpStorm (any IntelliJ based IDE)
In some cases, to run malicious code remotely, too
In this week’s newsletter: Facebook has been hit with a €1.2bn fine by EU regulators, and the cracks in the fault lines of data regulations are showing. Could that be a good thing?
WordPress is celebrating its 20th anniversary tomorrow and recently its co-founders, Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little, joined Drupal founder Dries Buytaert together on stage at a private event for th…
Differentiation in the Fediverse is starting to play out in more and more pronounced ways. For most users in the Western world, it is tightly linked with Mastodon. But the Japanese Fediverse community is growing extremely rapidly, mainly using Misskey. It has grown in less than half a year from 75k accounts to 325k accounts.
Recent moves by Eugen Rochko (known as Gargron on fedi), the CEO of Mastodon-the-non-profit and lead developer of Mastodon-the-software, got some people worried about the outsized influence Mastodon (
Backdrop CMS is the Drupal fork. Its goal is to provide a more affordable platform that’s easier to use, but without compromising on flexibility. On January 15th, it will have been 9 years since Backdrop’s initial release.
Symfony 6.3 introduces some new components to ease the creation and handling of webhooks in your applications.
Upgraded my blog from Drupal 7 to Drupal 10 in less than 24 hours with the open source Acquia Migrate Accelerate
The upcoming Symfony book I mentioned in a previous communique (Symfony 6: A Practical Guide) is now available. I have mine, get yours:
Almost exactly six months after Twitter got taken over by a petulant edge lord, people seem to be done with grieving the communities this disrupted and connections they lost, and are ready, eager even
Hey! Chris Coyier here. This is a blog-itized version of a presentation I created. It started life as a Keynote file which I presented in person at RenderATL in June of 2023. I put a lot of work into it! I’m so grateful to everyone who came and saw it. But you can’t beat the […]
Open source and decentralized social network Mastodon has more users than it thought. The service, which competes with X (formerly Twitter) and other
Distributing PHP applications is quite complicated. For instance, to run a Symfony project in production, a web server, the PHP engine, and the appropriate PHP extensions need to be installed. Their versions and configurations must be compatible with the app. Because PHP is an interpreted language, the application source code...
This week, Symfony celebrated the SymfonyCon Brussels 2023 conference with great success. During the hackday, the community contributed many bug fixes and new features for the upcoming Symfony 7.1 ver...
Much has happened in the world of Web Components since v1 reached full support in 2020. And even more, is planned for the future. Let’s take a look at a few notable examples of what has been built with the current standards, as well as survey some of the work going into new Web Component standards in 2023 and beyond.
Have you ever wondered how a language sets about adding new features, or deciding what changes from...