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Automate and scale your infrastructure with Chef

Published on 05/13/2015

How much time have you spent configuring your server just to forget all the details? Forget it all and let Chef manage your infrastructure. Nathen walks us through the first steps in getting started with a webserver example and testing workflow. Automate and scale your infrastructure with Chef

Phil Sturgeon on building APIs in any language and PHP 7

Published on 04/09/2015

Have you ever built or used an API before? APIs either save you a lot of time or give you nightmares. Take your skills to the next level and learn how to build APIs the right way with Phil. Phil Sturgeon on building APIs in any language and PHP 7

Servers for Hackers author Chris Fidao on securing servers and deploying to them

Published on 03/27/2015

Chris shares his config files to secure and configure his servers, and he explains why Vagrant is useful to learn server configuration and to create development environments. He also explains how Nginx and PHP-FPM work, and deploying code to live servers. Servers for Hackers author Chris Fidao on securing servers and deploying to them

Scaling expert and former CTO of Twitpic teaches us how to scale our web apps

Published on 03/07/2015

Steve Corona explains how to scale from a few users to millions. He also shares his personal story and college advice. This is the interview I wish I could have watched 5 years ago. Scaling expert and former CTO of Twitpic teaches us how to scale our web apps

Michael walks us through MVC frameworks with CakePHP and Backbone.js, and deploying with Capistrano

Published on 03/02/2015

Tired of messy jQuery code? Michael shows on screen how Backbone.js solves that issue, and how to speed up development with CakePHP and Vagrant. To wrap up, Michael easily deploys using Capistrano. Michael walks us through MVC frameworks with CakePHP and Backbone.js, and deploying with Capistrano

Learn how Thomas builds fast WordPress plugins that solve user's problems

Published on 02/16/2015

Thomas talks about challenges he faced writing plugins and how he overcame them. We also go over his WordPress core contributions. To wrap up, we go over his workflow (how he tackles big coding projects), and how to find the right business partner. Learn how Thomas builds fast WordPress plugins that solve user's problems

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