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Modifying a jQuery Widget in Magento 2

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Magento 2: Advanced Javascript. Earlier posts include Magento 2: Javascript Init Scripts, KnockoutJS Primer for Magento Developers, Magento 2: KnockoutJS Integration, The Curious Case of Magento 2 Mixins, and Knockout Observables for Javascript Programmers. This is the most recent post in the [...]

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Why did the Elephant join the Guild?

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series Modern PHP. Earlier posts include Bypassing a Slow Composer Repository, Slow Composer Followup, Getting Started with PHP Composer and Magento, PHP: The Right Way; A Review, PSR and Code Style Guidelines, Sellvana: Developer's Alpha Review, PHP Primer: Type Hints, PHP Primer: Namespaces, PHP [...]

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PHP-FPM and File Permissions

This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series Modern PHP. Earlier posts include Bypassing a Slow Composer Repository, Slow Composer Followup, Getting Started with PHP Composer and Magento, PHP: The Right Way; A Review, PSR and Code Style Guidelines, Sellvana: Developer's Alpha Review, PHP Primer: Type Hints, PHP Primer: Namespaces, PHP [...]

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Understanding Laravel Spark’s Swap

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Laravel Spark. This is the first post in the series. As Pulse Storm (the small boutique software consultancy I started and continue to operate) takes a half step back from ecommerce and shifts back into software systems consulting, I’ve found myself doing a lot of initial application [...]

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Pestle 1.4.1 and the Merits of Inheritance

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Pestle. Earlier posts include Pestle 1.1.1 Released, Pestle 1.1.2 Released, Magento 2 Setup Migration Scripts, Pestle 1.2.1 Released, Sending Text Messages with PHP, pestle, and Nexmo, and Pestle 1.3 and AbstractModel UI Generation. This is the most recent post in the series. We interrupt this [...]

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Build Watchers, and NPM as a Build Tool

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Modern Javascript for PHP Developers. Earlier posts include Modern Javascript for PHP Developers, Express and NPM for PHP Developers, and Client Side Javascript, Modules, and Webpack. This is the most recent post in the series. In our last article we covered the webpack project, and used it to [...]

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Express and NPM for PHP Developers

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Modern Javascript for PHP Developers. Earlier posts include Modern Javascript for PHP Developers. Later posts include Client Side Javascript, Modules, and Webpack, and Build Watchers, and NPM as a Build Tool. Last time we investigated the basic execution flow of a server side NodeJS program. Our [...]

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Modern Javascript for PHP Developers

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Modern Javascript for PHP Developers. Later posts include Express and NPM for PHP Developers, Client Side Javascript, Modules, and Webpack, and Build Watchers, and NPM as a Build Tool. It’s getting harder and harder to ignore the modern javascript world. Even if you plan on staying safely [...]

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