PHP Json_encode: Serialize PHP Objects to JSON

PHP’s JSON_Encode Function: Convert PHP to JSON PHP is a server-side scripting language for creating your website’s backend system that can serve webpages, communicate with databases, and exchange data over the internet. A decent backend framework like PHP needs to be capable of providing and processing data in any format ... Read more

How to Use Lambdas in Ruby

Lambdas are a powerful feature of the Ruby language. They allow you to wrap logic and data into a portable package. In this post, we’ll cover how and when to use lambdas. You’’ll also learn about the difference between lambdas and Procs, and the performance profile of lambda functions. The ... Read more

Elixir GenServers: Overview and Tutorial

Introduction Elixir describes itself as "a dynamic, functional programming language designed for building scalable and maintainable applications." Although it's a relative newcomer, Elixir is built on top of the functional programming language Erlang. Elixir is capable of using any Erlang library, and is ideal for use cases such as web ... Read more

Go Fast: Getting Started with Sanic for Python

Go Fast: Getting Started with Sanic for Python Tired of waiting for sluggish HTTP requests to complete before your backend code can proceed with other things? Sanic is an asynchronous web framework in Python, that is built to be fast. In a world where Flask and Django are the most ... Read more

Tutorial: Log to Console in PHP

“All code and no logging makes John a black box error-prone system.” Logging is a key aspect of monitoring, troubleshooting and debugging your code. Not only does it make your project’s underlying execution more transparent and intelligible, but also more accessible in it’s approach. In a company or a community ... Read more

Programmatically Adding Laravel Middleware

When it comes to web development, middleware is often the key to ensuring everything connects up - even if some of the pieces don’t always matchup. HTTP Middleware is a mechanism used to conveniently filter HTTP requests coming into your web application. When it comes to PHP, frameworks often help ... Read more

Migrating from Python 2 to 3: Automated Tools and Strategies

This article is a continuation of Part I (A comprehensive guide to migrating from Python 2(Legacy Python) to Python 3) which details the changes, improvements in Python 3 and why they are important. This rest of the article details automated tools, strategies and role of testing in the migration from ... Read more

A Comprehensive Guide to Migrating from Python 2 (Legacy Python) to Python 3

Comprehensive Guide to Migrating from Python 2 (Legacy Python) to Python 3. Python powers many applications we use day-to-day like Reddit, Instagram, Dropbox, Spotify, etc. The adoption of Python 3 has been a subject of debate in the Python community for long. While Python 3 has been out for more than a decade now, but there wasn’t much incentive to migrate ... Read more

Python Flask Tutorial - Getting Started with Flask

Flask is Python’s most popular web application framework. Learn how you can use Flask to establish a strong foundation for a full stack application. Read more

Python vs. Java: Comparing Two Popular Programming Languages

In this article, we'll be comparing the features and performances of two server-side programming languages; Python and Java. The intent is to provide enough knowledge to make an informed decision about which language to pick for your use-case when faced with such a situation. Read more

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