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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

Hack modes

3 minute read

When you are using Hack you are running in one of 3 different modes. The modes are telling the type checker how strict (or forgiving) it should be when check...

Using generics in Hack

3 minute read

Hack has introduced some new collection objects that will be a replacement for the array(). But what if you feel that something is missing? What if you have ...

Method declarations in Hack

4 minute read

This post will go more in details of my last post about types. After reading that last post you know that a method declaration in Hack will look like this:

Hack types

4 minute read

The biggest difference between Hack and PHP is that PHP is using dynamic typing and Hack is statically typed. Java and C# is other languages that is statical...

Start coding with Hack

2 minute read

If you like to take your PHP to the next level there is an excellent option for you: Hack. It is a programming language develop by Facebook. They have been u...

Real asynchronous events with Symfony2

4 minute read

PHP is a great language but there are some drawbacks. One thing I miss the most is multi-threading. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to do some calculations i...

Symfony bundle using Hack

1 minute read

I’ve been working with the website the last couple of weeks. In a discussion on Github we argued how a nice excerpt should look like. We decided t...

Try Hack and HHVM

2 minute read

Lately there has been a lot of talk about HHVM and the new programming language Hack. It all looks great, to bad it does not run your code. The HHVM team is ...