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News and interviews about the latest happenings in the PHP and Web development world. Hosted by Manuel Lemos of the PHPClasses.org site and other guest hosts. It is recorded in MP3 format at least once a month in the beginning of each month.

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News and interviews about the latest happenings in the PHP and Web development world. Hosted by Manuel Lemos of the PHPClasses.org site and other guest hosts. It is recorded in MP3 format at least once a month in the beginning of each month.

    How to Update PHP Version Using Methods and Tools the PHP Community Uses - 3 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 10

    How to Update PHP Version Using Methods and Tools the PHP Community Uses - 3 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 10

    How to Update PHP Version Using Methods and Tools the PHP Community Uses - 3 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 10

    By Manuel Lemos

    Every time you need to solve a problem, you may realize there may be several approaches to solve that problem. Each way has its advantages and disadvantages.



    This fact shows why it is helpful to learn from other developers what approach they use to solve a problem that you also want to solve.



    Read this article, watch a 3-minute video, or listen to part 10 of episode 92 of the Lately in PHP podcast to learn about other methods and tools different developers use to upgrade PHP versions.

    How to Use a PHP Monitoring System with Email Notification to Verify a Version Upgrade - 3 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 9

    How to Use a PHP Monitoring System with Email Notification to Verify a Version Upgrade - 3 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 9

    How to Use a PHP Monitoring System with Email Notification to Verify a Version Upgrade - 3 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 9

    By Manuel Lemos

    When you make changes to a site or another aspect of your site production environment, there is always a chance that some parts may not work well after you complete the changes due to unexpected consequences.



    Often these consequences cause your site's PHP code to trigger errors. These errors may start appearing after you do a PHP version upgrade.



    One way to determine if there were errors after you made production environment changes is to monitor PHP errors and send emails for the new PHP errors that started to appear.



    Read this article, watch a 3-minute video, or listen to part 9 of episode 92 of the Lately in PHP podcast to learn how to monitor your PHP errors quickly and be notified by email, so you can fix the environment that causes the errors.

    How to Verify If a PHP Version Upgrade Really Succeeded - 2 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 8

    How to Verify If a PHP Version Upgrade Really Succeeded - 2 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 8

    How to Verify If a PHP Version Upgrade Really Succeeded - 2 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 8

    By Manuel Lemos

    Having tests to verify if a PHP version upgrade succeeded is excellent, but unfortunately, that is not enough because there are always aspects of the consequences of the version upgrade that we are not fully aware of initially.



    So it is expected that some fixes may be necessary after a PHP version upgrade. Still, you may not even be aware of all the fixes you may need to do after the upgrade.



    This situation is where other human beings can help you complete the quality control of the PHP version upgrade process.



    Read this article, watch a 2-minute video, or listen to part 8 of episode 92 of the Lately in PHP podcast to learn how you can use the help of other human beings to assure the control of the quality of your applications after a PHP version upgrade.

    The Right Order to Execute the Steps to Upgrade to a New PHP Version - 2 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 7

    The Right Order to Execute the Steps to Upgrade to a New PHP Version - 2 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 7

    The Right Order to Execute the Steps to Upgrade to a New PHP Version - 2 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 7

    By Manuel Lemos

    One of the reasons why certain version upgrades went wrong is that you do the version upgrade process steps in the incorrect order.



    You can determine the correct order by the more critical steps you need to do first because you can only do the following steps when you complete the crucial steps.



    Read this article, watch a 2-minute video, or listen to part 7 of episode 92 of the Lately in PHP podcast to learn the correct order of the steps to perform a PHP version upgrade.

    How to Test Your Application Features in Practice During a PHP Version Upgrade - 4 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 6

    How to Test Your Application Features in Practice During a PHP Version Upgrade - 4 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 6

    How to Test Your Application Features in Practice During a PHP Version Upgrade - 4 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 6

    By Manuel Lemos

    After you have planned all the steps of a PHP version upgrade process, it is time to execute the planned steps.



    Read this article, watch a 4-minute video, or listen to part 6 of episode 92 of the Lately in PHP podcast to learn how to test your application features in practice during a PHP version upgrade using reliable testing tools.

    What Are Your App Features to Test First Before a PHP Version Upgrade - 3 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 5

    What Are Your App Features to Test First Before a PHP Version Upgrade - 3 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 5

    What Are Your App Features to Test First Before a PHP Version Upgrade - 3 minutes - Lately in PHP Podcast Episode 92 Part 5

    By Manuel Lemos

    Testing a PHP application may require that you test a lot of features. Therefore you need to define the order of the features that you will test.



    First, you need to define the most critical features of your PHP application to verify if they are working as expected early on in the testing process.



    Read this article, watch a 3-minute video, or listen to part 5 of episode 92 of the Lately in PHP podcast to learn how to determine which are the most critical features you should test first during a PHP version upgrade testing process.

Customer Reviews

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