Hi, could you please provide the source of this statement: "For security, websites and web apps developed in PHP are not as secure as those developed using Python and Ruby on Rails."? A large number of ecommerce websites are PHP-based.

In this post I’ll show how to build a Rating component using Laravel Livewire. Laravel Livewire is a framework on top of Laravel to build dynamic applications without leaving the “comfort” of Laravel. The framework takes care of updating the web page by making AJAX requests behind the scenes.



In the past few weeks I had an opportunity to have a look at InertiaJS. Inertia was created to be the glue between your backend (Laravel or Rails) and frontend frameworks (Vue, React or Svelte), without having to manually create an API for each interaction. In my opinion, InertiaJS can…

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Some time ago, I wrote about creating a simple serverless API based on the Lumen micro-framework and DynamoDB:

In that post, I used the Stackery custom runtime to deploy the PHP application. In this new post, I’m creating a similar application, but with the following differences:

  • the REST API is…

In this post, I’m comparing Laravel and Lumen performances for building a serverless function running on AWS Lambda.

Laravel is a well-known and elegant PHP framework written by Taylor Otwell. To date, Laravel is the backend framework with more stars on Github.

Lumen is a slimmed-down version of Laravel, with…

In my previous post, I explained how to run Lumen Laravel serverless on AWS with a custom PHP runtime. In this post I’ll show how to build a serverless, RESTful API in Lumen Laravel to add, delete, update, and retrieve sample movie data stored in Dynamodb.

This article is not…

In this post I’ll go through the process of setting up a Lumen-powered API running as an AWS Lambda function. I’ll use the latest Lambda extension to support custom runtimes, so that the Lambda is pure PHP without the need of a NodeJS proxy.

Lumen is a “micro-framework”, meaning it’s…

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