Silex is based on some of the Symfony components and is a simple and easy framework. In this tutorial I’ll show how to install and get Silex up and runnning in 5 minutes.
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I performed a quick (and dirty) benchmark on a recent build of PHP7 and HHVM. PHP7 is performing a lot better than older versions but HHVM is still performing a lot faster. This benchmark is pure for fun and is in no way scientific 😉
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First there where PHP annotations
The introduction of PHP style annotation by (mis)using comments always felt like a bad idea for me. Maybe because I think a comment cannot have any meaning beside some meaningful information for a developer or a documenting system that parses the comments to extract the information. But other than it should be possible to remove all comments without changing the behaviour of a progam.
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