Creating A React Native App for iOS

Reading Time: 10 minutes React Native is a great JavaScript framework for creating cross-platform, native apps. With one single codebase you can support both Android and iOS. A fellow PHP developer created React and it’s sidekick React Native to help make better front-end software, so let’s look at how to create a React Native application, focusing on iOS (but that is completely possible to run on Android as well)!

WebSockets and Ratchet

Reading Time: 9 minutes WebSockets have been around for quite some time, but are recently gaining a lot of popularity due to their ability to initiate messages from the server to the user, allowing the website to update on the fly! In this article I’ll be taking a look at what WebSockets are and how you can implement them using asynchronous PHP and Ratchet.