Just to let everyone know, we’re trying to get a little meetup.com group going for those developers interested in PHP and MySQL in the Huntsville and Northern Alabama regions. I’ll be attending, and I know Brian will be giving mini-talks for the first few meetings. You can visit Brian Moon’s blog for more information.
November 13, 2007
February 1, 2020
Phinx is a really cool database migration package that allows you to write changes to your database as code. It keeps track of which changes have been applied and allows you the option of rolling back if you hit an issue. All the documentation on Phinx describes a typical setup where you would run the phinx command to do your migrations. And that is all fine and good in most projects. But what happens if you are integrating Phinx into an existing project that already has a lot of the usual scaffolding in place?
January 21, 2019
Let’s say you have a Laravel application that does some data processing, and you want to monitor a directory for incoming changes, that you can then process using queued jobs. There are a couple of ways you could do something like this. You could scan those directories on a schedule using a cronjob. It’s doable. But what happens if you want to monitor a few thousand directories for changes? You can use tools like incron. Also doable, but another dependency. But what if I told you you could do it all with PHP. And within Laravel, no less?