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Create Git repo with an empty commit

I wanted to know why developers on Twitter were talking about starting git repos with an empty commit, so I did a bit of web searching. I created a bash function to make the solution easier.

Attracting Developers to PHP Core

How can we attract more developers to PHP Core development? Why am I talking about this now? Well, PHP core has a bus factor problem, and I had a couple of thoughts

PHP Array Functions

With all the great features being added to PHP, it’s easy to forget that the PHP Standard Library contains a wealth of functions. This article will discuss some of the array-related functions, and their gotchas. Exploding Strings When you want to break a string into a parts, use the explode function. The explode() function takes … Read more » PHP Array Functions

Why I’m Learning Python

How do you decide which programming language to learn? I’ll tell you why I’m learning Python as a PHP Developer.

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