So far we’ve looked at a few problems with the current core functions, and potential solutions to them, using ordinary PHP code. These could go a long way to improving our quality of life, but we’re not done yet.
Let’s look at what we can achieve when we combine our ordinary PHP code with extraordinary C extensions. We’ll learn how to set up the perfect environment for these extensions to be installed into, and how to tap in to the enhanced functionality they provide.
Vagrant + Phansible
Many of the libraries we will be working with need a bit of special installation. Instead of discussing each operating ...