5 Reasons Why You Should Use Redis As Your Web App's Database

Redis is an open-source in-memory key-value cache store which has been around since 2009. Many high-traffic websites opt to use it due to its extraordinary performance; it offers sub-millisecond latency. In this article we discuss reasons why you should use Redis as your web application's database.

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Laravel Push Notifications

In this article we look at how to send out push notifications to your website users or visitors with Laravel and PushRadar. We will take you through two methods which you can use to send out notifications; direct broadcasting from your server, and an event-based approach using Laravel events.

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P++ Proposal: What Developers Need to Know

In this article we have a look at the proposal for a new, stricter dialect of PHP called P++, and how it could affect you as a developer if it succeeds in becoming a reality. The proposal was put forward by Zeev Suraski, Co-Founder and CTO of Zend Technologies and lead contributor to PHP since 1997.

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