Creating A React Native App for iOS

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

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.