Recent Sitepoint Articles

6thOctober 2013 | Tags:

I haven't written anything here for quite a while, but I have been writing. I've had quite a number of articles published on Sitepoint (and before the re-brand, the PHPMaster site).

Here's a list of my latest articles.

Creating a Subscription-Based Website with Laravel and Recurly, Part 1 and Part 2

- Sitepoint, September 2013

Building a subscription-based website or application with Laravel, using Recurly to process recurring payments. In this first part I look at setting up the application, configuring users and roles, and building an authentication system.

Read more: (part one) / (part two)

Running Tasks in the Cloud with IronWorker

Using Iron Worker to process long-running or processor-intensive tasks "in the cloud" using the Iron Worker service.

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Push Notifications with Prowl

- Sitepoint, August 2013

A tutorial on using Prowl to send ad-hoc push notifications. I include a practical example; extending Zend Framework's logging class to send critical errors direct to authorised mobile phones.

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Using Facebook's Realtime Updates and Subscription API

- Sitepoint, August 2013

An introduction to using Facebook's Subscription API and real-time updates to subscribe to changes in user data, with a practical example which emails someone when they've been "un-friended".

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Create a Podcast Feed with PHP

- Sitepoint, August 2013

Using PHP (Slim framework) to manage and upload "episodes", maintain metadata and construct a podcast feed suitable for submission to iTunes.

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Create an SMS-Based Stock Quote Service with Twilio

- Sitepoint, August 2013

Creating a stock quote service which operates using SMS, using online telephony service Twilio.

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Server-Side Device Detection with Browscap

- Sitepoint, July 2013

An introduction to the Browser Capabilities Project (Browscap), and how to use it to do server-side device detection for mobile theme switching, "guessing" the user's operating system, and more.

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