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A compiled language between PHP and C++ for developing PHP extensions.
Featured Library // Category Extensions

HHVM 3.24, ending support for PHP5

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Simple MySQLi Class

Simple MySQLi Abstraction Layer and mysqli-result Wrapper
Featured Library // Category Database

octoberCms vs Voyager

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  • octoberCms - Free, open-source, self-hosted CMS platform based on the Laravel PHP Framework.
  • Voyager - Voyager - The Missing Laravel Admin

PhpSpreadsheet vs PHPExcel

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  • PhpSpreadsheet - A pure PHP library for reading and writing spreadsheet files
  • PHPExcel - A library for working with Microsoft Excel documents.

PHP Interfaces Explained

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An extensible tool that converts Markdown and Twig into HTML.
Featured Library // Category Static Site Generators

3min Quick Tip - How to use Live Templates in PhpStorm

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Optimizing colinodell/json5 with Blackfire

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A static analyzer based on PHP 7+ and the php-ast extension.
Featured Library // Category Code Analysis

Deal with Memory Gently using “Yield” in PHP

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A PHP implementation of Fowler's money pattern.
Featured Library // Category E-commerce

The end of Silex

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Snappy vs Dompdf

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  • Snappy - A PDF and image generation library.
  • Dompdf - A HTML to PDF converter.


A MongoDB ORM.
Featured Library // Category NoSQL

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phpList vs Mautic

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  • phpList - Open source newsletter manager
  • Mautic - Email marketing automation

PHPStan vs phan

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  • PHPStan - A PHP Static Analysis Tool.
  • phan - A static analyzer based on PHP 7+ and the php-ast extension.

OpenCage Data Geocoding Library for PHP

A PHP library for using OpenCage Data's geocoding API
Library Added by freyfogle into category Geolocation

Test Coverage: Integration Between CodeClimate and Travis CI

A small tutorial about integration between Travis-CI and CodeClimate to get test coverage for your open source PHP project .
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Swoole vs Kraken PHP

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  • Swoole - Event-driven asynchronous & concurrent networking engine with high performance for PHP.
  • Kraken PHP - The first and only fault-tolerant PHP framework for distributed applications.


This bundle provides tools to build a complete GraphQL server in your Symfony App.
Featured Library // Category API

Hacklines - The Google of all PHP programming articles, videos, and podcasts

Discover the latest PHP articles, tutorials, libraries, and code snippets from around the web to keep your programming skills sharp
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Lumen vs Slim

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  • Lumen - A micro-framework by Laravel.
  • Slim - Another simple micro framework.

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Another API documentation generator.
Featured Library // Category Documentation

Stack Overflow: take the 2018 Developer Survey

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A pure PHP library for reading and writing spreadsheet files
Featured Library // Category Office

Phinx vs Doctrine Migrations

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  • Phinx - Another database migration library.
  • Doctrine Migrations - A migration library for Doctrine.