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The Symfony community has long been the force that drives PHP developer to more modern and stable applications. Most things we do at Happyr is related to this awesome framework.

Recent Posts

Symfony HTTP Client and caching

3 minute read

Symfony has a HTTP client which differ from other clients like Guzzle, Buzz or clients from the HTTPlug organization. Symfony’s HTTP client is asynchronous b...

Retry with SNS and Symfony Messenger

10 minute read

In a previous post I described how we are using Amazon SNS with Symfony Messenger. But what I didn’t mention is how we handle failures. Sure, we write perfe...

Symfony Messenger on AWS Lambda

5 minute read

For the past 4 years we have developed web applications with a message bus. The Symfony Messenger component was released around a year ago and I’ve loved it ...

Using NewRelic with Bref on AWS Lambda

3 minute read

Running serverless is great. When migrating our applications to use Bref we realized that we need a non-standard php-extension. With “non-standard” I mean t...

Blocking vs non-blocking fonts

1 minute read

Just the other day I found out about the font-display: swap; css directive. It basically allows you to configure the browser to load the webpage first and th...