Zend Framework 3.0 official release!

If you’re a regular in the PHP world, then the term “Zend Framework” should not leave you with a puzzled look on your face. For those of you that are not familiar with the Zend Framework, well, it’s a collection of PHP packages that will help you develop web applications and PHP services. Zend Framework […]

Laravel and Bootstrap shoutbox/chat example
Creating a live shoutbox/chat using Laravel and Bootstrap

Not so long ago, I was instructed to work on a shoutbox/chat feature for a client using laravel and the client also requested without the use of WebSockets. Our client didn’t have WebSockets enabled and for whatever reason, didn’t want Node.js/ installed or perhaps couldn’t. That’s fine, though, we can fix that!   Our client […]