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GitAttributes for PHP Composer Projects

GitAttributes for PHP Composer Projects

How to use a `.gitattributes` file to reduce the package size of Composer packages.
Performance Impact of PHP Exceptions

Performance Impact of PHP Exceptions

A benchmark on the performance cost of throwing and handling PHP exceptions
Private Composer Repositories with GitLab

Private Composer Repositories with GitLab

How to create a private Composer repository with GitLab Package Registry.
WordPress oEmbed Plus: Facebook and Instagram content embed

WordPress oEmbed Plus: Facebook and Instagram content embed

oEmbed Plus is a WordPress plugin to bring back Facebook and Instagram content embedding to block editor.
PHP 8.0 Reached Feature-Freeze

PHP 8.0 Reached Feature-Freeze

PHP 8.0 reached its feature-freeze, which means we know which major features make it to PHP 8.0.
How to use Union Types in PHP

How to use Union Types in PHP

A practical guide to when and how to use Union Types introduced in PHP 8.0
PHP 8: Override internal functions with `disable_functions` INI directive

PHP 8: Override internal functions with `disable_functions` INI directive

Creative ways to polyfill/mock PHP internal functions with `disabled_functions` feature
PHP 8 Alpha 1 released

PHP 8 Alpha 1 released

PHP 8 Alpha version 1 is released on the same month PHP turned 25!
PHP turns 25!

PHP turns 25!

PHP turns 25 years today. PHP version 1.0 was released on 8th of June in 1995!
How to install Composer packages ignoring PHP version requirements

How to install Composer packages ignoring PHP version requirements

How to force-install PHP packages, ignoring version requirements set by dependencies
Attributes in PHP 8

Attributes in PHP 8

A comprehensive guide to PHP 8's new Attributes
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