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Learn how to write readable PHP that is a joy to maintain

Original – by Freek Van der Herten – 8 minute read

I'm proud to announce that our new premium course on writing readable PHP is now available. It's called Writing Readable PHP.

This course contains a collection of bite-size tips (both in written form and videos) that make your code a joy to read for your co-workers and future self. These tips are aimed towards developers who know the basics of PHP and want to improve their craft. As a bonus, you'll learn to use static analysis to ensure that your code is understandable and correct.

Writing Readable PHP has been created by our team and Christoph Rumpel. It contains our combined knowledge on how to write the best PHP possible.

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PHP isn't dead

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Last month, The Laravel Documentary was released which showed the history behind Laravel. For the documentary a lot of people that are active in the Laravel community were interviewed.

From the footage that did not make into the documentary, the makers behind the documentary distilled a cool new short movie about PHP.

I'm honoured the some of my interview snippets made the cut. 😎

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