Section: Web Dev-programming

PHP Observer Design Pattern Explained (Easy to understand)

November 11, 2018 · 4 min read
The Observer design pattern is very common, and luckily is a very easy concept to understand. Here it is explained!

The Adapter Design Pattern, Explained With PHP

November 11, 2018 · 3 min read
The adapter design pattern is an easy to understand design pattern. Here is a guide (using PHP to help) to explain it all.

Strategy Design Pattern in PHP - Explained!

November 11, 2018 · 3 min read
A simple to understand explanation and examples for the strategy design pattern (using PHP)

The Chain-of-responsibility programming design pattern (explained using PHP)

November 11, 2018 · 4 min read
The Chain of Responsibility design pattern is gaining in popularity, since being part of the PSR-15 standard (HTTP Request Middleware). Here is a quick overview of it. It let's you chain actions, and often gives them the ability to stop the chain.

The Decorator Design Pattern in PHP (with easy to follow example)

November 11, 2018 · 5 min read
The decorator pattern explained, with a full and easy to understand example (using PHP).

The Composite Design Pattern Explained (with PHP)

November 11, 2018 · 1 min read
A simple to understand description of the Composite design pattern, using PHP.

The Front Controller Design Pattern (explained using PHP)

November 1, 2018 · 2 min read
The front controller is a simple to understand design pattern where you have a main controller that handles every request for a website. It is a commonly used design pattern for many MVC based web applications.

Specification Design Pattern in PHP - Explained!

October 20, 2018 · 5 min read
An introduction and easy to understand explanation of the Specification pattern, described using PHP.

The Repository Pattern in PHP (and Laravel)

October 16, 2018 · 4 min read
An easy to understand description of the Repository Pattern in PHP, including generic examples and examples specific to Laravel.

Essential keyboard shortcuts you NEED to know when using PHP Storm

August 14, 2018 · 3 min read
The essential keyboard shortcuts that you need to be aware of when using PHPStorm

PHP Template Method Pattern Explained (its easy!)

August 9, 2018 · 6 min read
A simple to understand introduction to the popular template method pattern.

How to use clip-path in CSS (with examples)

July 8, 2018 · 1 min read
An easy to follow tutorial for the clip-path css rule.

The Service Locator Design Pattern in PHP

July 1, 2018 · 1 min read
An easy to follow explanation of the Service Locator design pattern, in PHP.

How to add a gradient overlay to a background image using just CSS and HTML

June 16, 2018 · 2 min read
Adding a background image to a <div> (or any other tag) is easy using CSS. Use these example rules to get a nice gradient that goes over the top of a background image, without adding any additional divs. All in CSS.