Platform.sh has always put a great value on customer flexibility. That flexibility at times can seem bewildering, however, as users have an ample supply of buttons and dials to to customize their application architecture, hosting, and workflow.
PHP 7.2 introduced a neat new feature called "type widening". In short, it allows methods that inherit from a parent class or interface to be more liberal in what they accept (parameters) and more strict in what they return (return values) than their parent.
Today the PHP development team released the latest version of the web's favorite language, PHP 7.2.0. Huge thanks and congratulations to everyone that worked on it, especially release managers Sara Golemon and Remi Collet.
You can already try it out on Platform.sh, of course.
Platform.sh aims to be a complete solution for web development and hosting, while at the same time offering the flexibility to slot into your own development tools and methodologies. That's a tricky balance to strike at times: Providing a complete solution while offering maximum flexibility at the same time.
Cron jobs are good. Cron jobs are nice. But sometimes, a Cron job just isn’t enough. Running a task now and again may be good for some jobs, but what if you have a really big task. A task that needs muscle from a long-running process.
What is best practice in web application deployment?
For at least the last decade, the best practice process of getting web applications from the developer's environment to the production environment has suffered due to a fundamental limitation imposed by reso
Slate.fr revived its DevOps approach with Platform.sh
Ever since the internet and mobile changed the media landscape - making it easier to disseminate news - it is imperative that media companies’ web estates are highly available and have fast deployment capabi