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A comprehensive guide to PHP file operations

Everything you do when using computers is related to files and folders. The browser you're using to view this webpage is a file on your device, and this webpage is a file on this website's server, which means everything is a file one way or another. In this article, you will learn everything you need to know to build files and folder-related features in your PHP applications.

Measuring the DOM Namespace Reconciliation Performance Fix

This is the story of the manufacturing of seven-league boots for a function that is responsible for processing XML/HTML data in the PHP library. Optimizations in the PHP standard library, like here in ext/dom, have the potential to speed up the performance of applications significantly by an upgrade to the current PHP version.

Tideways 2024.1 Release

You can now unpack the Christmas present that was promised to you at the end of 2023! As you may have already read in the Flamegraph Feature Preview, this exciting new feature of the Profiler is now the focus of our first release in 2024. The Flamegraph complements the Timeline and Callgraph features and visualizes Aggregated Traces. The goal was to provide profiling information across many traces and thereby gaining new and deeper insights into performance.

What is Swoole? Is it similar to Node.js?

In the realm of web development, PHP has long been a stalwart language, powering a significant portion of the internet's infrastructure. However, as the demands placed on web applications have evolved, traditional PHP setups have sometimes struggled to keep pace with performance requirements. This is where Swoole comes into play.

Mastering PHP Configuration: A Deep Dive into php_value, php_admin_value, and php_flag Directives

PHP, the server-side scripting language, serves as the backbone for a vast array of websites and web applications across the internet. Renowned for its versatility and user-friendliness, PHP empowers developers to create web solutions that cater to their specific needs. Yet, PHP's true potential doesn't solely reside in its coding syntax; it also hinges on the capacity to adjust its behavior to suit diverse applications. The gateway to this level of customization lies in PHP configuration settings.

Tideways renews its commitment to sponsoring the PHP Foundation

As a founding member and major contributor to the success of the PHP Foundation, Tideways sponsored the Foundation with 12,000 USD in 2023. As a member of the administrative board of the PHP Foundation, the advancement of the open source language PHP is key for us. In the founding year, we supported the Foundation with 10,000 USD and followed this up in 2022 with another 15,000 USD. As a major sponsor, it is our declared goal to uphold our commitment to PHP and the foundation.

Flamegraph Feature Preview Christmas Present, Thank you for 2023!

As a Christmas present, we have started rolling out a new feature for the Profiler: flamegraph rendering in addition to the existing Timeline and Callgraph. This is a feature preview and will see more changes in Q1 of 2024. For now, only customers with the most recent plans (Tideways 6) can access them, or you can view them in traces of the „demo“ organization. Let us know what you think of it!