June 23, 2020 — While working on Your First Commit Ever, there arised a requirement in which I had to update/change the URL’s query paramter based on the user input.
June 22, 2020 — Up until now, or precisely before PHP 8, whenever you were unsure about which type to use for the propperty or return type, you’d leave it without assigning any type. And if you’re using an IDE such as PhpStorm, the docBlock would mark those properties as
mixed type like so.
June 18, 2020 — Sometimes, it’s useful to know if somethig has been changed in the model since it’s been loaded. For instance, you would want to check if the
is_published attribute of the
Post model is set or not before publishing the post further.
June 16, 2020 — Refactoring is important in programming things. It is a process of restructuring existing computer code—changing the factoring—without changing its external behavior. It makes code more readable, structured and easy to process.
June 13, 2020 — Who would’ve thought that PHP would have to wait till its version 8 or rather 25 years after its inception, to get a truly native and understandable function to check if a string is contained in another string?!
June 11, 2020 — It’s helpful sometimes when you have a file and it doesn’t have extension attached to it but you want to know the extension of the file regardless.
June 10, 2020 — The usual way of handling the exception is by requiring the
catch block to catch the exception (thrown from the
try block) to a variable like so.
June 9, 2020 — Wouldn’t it be nice if you don’t have to declare the class property over and over again just to use it across the class? Currently, you’d do it by first declaring it…
June 6, 2020 — I used to use Adblockers on my browsers a few years ago because I used to think that Ads are annoying and they probably are. For some people. Like the younger me.
June 5, 2020 — It’s always a nice idea to add something to your workflow which can enhance your productivity. Even if it’s as small as showing the current Git branch for your project in command prompt like so.
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