As the end of the year draws closer distinct trends are emerging and are set to grow in popularity over the coming year.
PHP 7 is a massive upgrade in terms of performance and stability and Rasmus is keen to see developers make the switch. I will highlight some of the key points that were covered in this talk many of which I use myself to promote upgrading to PHP 7.
Recently Web Components have been gaining and increasing amount of momentum for web app development. It is easy to see why as the inclusion of web components in a project allow the building of faster, smaller and smarter HTML. If this is the kind of code you would like to build into your project then Web components will help you achieve this.
When maintaining a website it is virtually inevitable that at some point you may need to change your hosting provider.
There are lots of reasons why this may be the case – cost, space, server performance and support for example. I recently went through this experience myself as I missed the ability to make remote connections to my database. A feature I had gotten familiar with on a previous package.
Do you have a WordPress website that is turning into a pain to manage? It may be because you have poor plugin management. Plugins in WordPress are meant to make your life easier but if they incorrectly managed they can create the opposite result.
Understanding the different kinds of email when choosing your hosting provider
When choosing your host you may need to consider email. This is because hosting providers offer the option to host email associated with your domain. Sometimes people will choose to host only their email if they want a professional looking email address but without the need to bother with maintaining a website.