OpenLamp.tech issue #6
Symfony Station; MySQL BETWEEN; Laravel CRUD; MySQL 8 Document Store; CodeIgniter File Attachments; WordPress Header Sent Error;
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I have curated some fantastic reads for you this week. Let’s get to them!
This Week’s Picks
✔️ MySQL 8.0 Document Store – How to deal with date & time
I really should use the MySQL Document Store and X DevAPI more as this schema-less design offers additional flexibility over that found in relational design.
I've used MySQL Shell in Python mode quite a bit for exploratory learning and really like the option of switching to/from SQL when desired.
This post covers how to efficiently work with temporal data (date, time, datetime) in documents.
We go on to learn how to create indexes (using JS mode) on date columns for better performance and use simple CRUD to retrieve documents based on
WHERE clause date value filtering.
✔️ Use MySQL Window Functions to Get More out of Your Data
SQL Window Functions are definitely one of those powerful features that don’t get enough love from us web developers, as we tend to be lost in the world of CRUD or REST most of the time (which are important). I read a meaty blog post from the Arctype newsletter that has plenty of detail about the powerful SQL analytic functions.
Take your time and dig into this one...
✔️ How to Fix the “Cannot Modify Header Information – Headers Already Sent By” Error
Indeed this specific error has bitten me many times as I've learned (and continue to learn) PHP development. I'm always debugging this one it seems like when redirecting to another route or page using the
header() function in a Controller method.
Although this particular error is not specific to only WordPress, the Kinsta team focuses on solutions in a WordPress environment in this blog post.
✔️ Laravel 8 CRUD Tutorial
This CRUD tutorial covers provisioning a Homestead Vagrant box for your project. Then takes you step-by-step through creating the CRUD methods in Laravel.
While I'm not (yet) a Laravel developer, this tutorial is well-written with clear explanations and accompanying screenshots.
✔️ Enable File Attachment with CodeIgniter 4 form helper
The CodeIgniter 4 PHP framework has many built-in helper libraries. One of them I use a great deal is the form helper. In this post, I cover using specific form helper library methods for file attachment uploads…
✔️ How Symfony Station was built: an adventurous exploration of layout solutions
#php #symfony #drupal
Behind-the-scenes stories are always the best. Authentic and upfront, they reveal all the details that standard coverage articles just don't provide.
Here is one such behind-the-scenes post that is flat-out interesting.
Covering the number of PHP-related technologies used together to create the Symfony Station site, the author discusses why certain technologies were used.
I find it very interesting how each of the many technologies was used for a specific task that makes up the overall whole.
✔️ Are MySQL BETWEEN Operator Queries Inclusive?
A good while back while prototyping out a MySQL query using the
BETWEEN operator and filtering by a
DATE value on a
DATETIME datatype column, I noticed that some rows were missing from the query results. I knew these rows should be present and started exploring why. After all, isn't
Learn about my findings in this article I originally published on Medium.
I tell you for sure, nothing ever beats real-world experience in programming in my opinion.
Just for laughs…
Y’all know you debug your CodeIgniter as I do lol. 🤣🤣🤣
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