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Test PHP 7 with Vagrant

The PHP core team have set themselves a deadline. They've publicly stated PHP 7 will be launched in October. While this does not feel like a remarkable thing, it still pushes the work forward like any other deadline out…


Choosing between a Framework and a CMS

Yeah, so... there's a new project coming to a trendy agency or a web tech sweatshop. Sales scramble and techies go bonkers on what to build it with - should we go for a CMS or a Framework? Once they come to a conclusion…


Build a Web Component with Riot.js and Yandex Maps

Previously I wrote about Web Components standards and polyfills and how they'll finally bring us closer to a web build with reusable and isolated components. Rather than use those I thought I'd go ahead and create a web…


Web Components will fulfil the promise of Modular XHTML

From all the foundation web technologies what browsers consume (HTML, CSS and JavaScript), the most resistant to change has without been HTML itself. We've had a movement towards XML standards with XHTML (only to be aba…


Migrating Bolt CMS from SQLite to MySQL (MariaDB)

Bolt CMS documentation site does not describe migrating from SQLite to MySQL. I thought I'd write down the steps. You'll need to be confortable with the cli / terminal, but not an expert. It is assumed you already ha…