Spotlight: Puli, Deployer, Async execution of the Slim Framework
Puli: Intelligent Packages for PHP
Deployer: A PHP deployment tool written in PHP
Many Symfony 2 developers use Capifony, a deployment tool based on the Capistrano package written with Ruby. Capifony development is winding down, so it's time to look at other alternatives. Deployer is an application deployment tool written in PHP. It enables you to create your own deployment modules (recipes) or build upon recipes for popular frameworks like Symfony, Laravel or Zend Framework. It is ideal for deploying to multiple severs, supports controlled rollbacks and more.
Learn more on the official Deployer site
Executing Slim Framework in Async using ReactPHP
Developer Peter Petermann has demonstrates with binding his own code with the Slim Framework 3.0 to execute it using ReactPHP. With PSR-7 compatibility he can load Slim as one stack in his middleware queue. This is one example where the whole PHP community is coming together. As an end result Peter documents some impressive performance gains, due to deduplicated application bootstrapping.
Full details in the blog post: King23/Castle23/ReactPHP/Slim Framework 3.0 – for the fun of it