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Welcome to this week's Symfony Station communiqué. It's your review of the essential news in the Symfony and PHP development communities focusing on protecting democracy. We also cover the cybersecurity world and the Fediverse.
There is plenty of good content in each category this week, so please take your time and enjoy the items most relevant and valuable to you.
My opinions will be in bold. And will often involve profanity.
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As always, we will start with the official news from Symfony.
Highlight -> “This week, Symfony development activity focused on tweaking and fixing bugs on stable versions. Meanwhile, we improved performance of service auto-discovery in the upcoming Symfony 6.4 version. Finally, we announced the last days to submit your proposal for the Call for Papers of the SymfonyCon Brussels 2023 conference.”
This is a detailed explanation of Symfony updates. And those it affects like Drupal, Sulu, etc.
SymfonyCasts continues its AssetMapper course:
Unlike last week nothing stood out this week to be featured. So, I’m going with this informative rather than entertaining article.
PHP remains a relevant and robust choice for building microservices and API-driven architectures. It is a valuable tool in the contemporary software development landscape due to its simplicity, extensive ecosystem, and developer-friendly frameworks. Developers can use PHP's capabilities to build scalable, reliable, and flexible systems that satisfy the requirements of the era of microservices and API-driven architectures by embracing the language's strengths and best practices.
Anastasio Nico shows us how to:
Jose Clemente García Rodríguez examines:
Les Tilleuls Coop published:
The Joomla Community Magazine published its July Edition. Here are some of the highlights:
The Drupal Association should do this paid ESS with Drupal 7.
They better fucking get Automatic Updates finished, or I’m not going to buy Dries un bier at DrupalCon Lille. 😉
Speaking of Dries, he shares this case study:
The Gutenberg and Layout Builder projects are aligning. This is great because I use them together in my Drupal sites.
Drupal GovCon announces its dates:
Matt Glaman shares:
Jacob Rocko is:
InWebWorks looks at:
This is fantastic stuff as is SDC.
Abdellah Aarab has:
This was all the rage at LaraconUS this week.
Backend Developer looks at:
Tom Smykowski shares:
Tomas Votruba examines:
Mariia Vain looks at:
Felix Alexander shows us how to avoid:
Capital Numbers shares:
Doğan Uçar points us to:
This is an interesting article.
Fighting for Democracy
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The cyber response to Russia’s War Crimes and other douchebaggery
The AP reports:
The Anti-Defamation League reports:
The Guardian reports:
The Register reports:
The Next Web reports:
Windows Central reports:
The Evil Empire Strikes Back
The Record reports:
The Hacker News reports:
MIT Technology Review reports:
The Register reports:
BBC News reports:
Jesus. Money can’t cure stupidity.
Ars Technica reports:
Dark Reading reports:
Joan Westenberg is the rare tech writer with a vision:
Henry From Online explains:
Marvelous cartoons coded in CSS.
Jorge Arango shows us:
The Guardian has this database case study:
The Fediverse Report shares:
We Distribute reports:
The NewStack reports:
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