Category: Web Development

  • PHP INTL: Fix Missing Or Incorrect Time-zone Offset

    PHP INTL: Fix Missing Or Incorrect Time-zone Offset

    The INTL extension is great for showing translated strings as well as formatting dates and numbers in a way users in different locales expect. But sometimes IntlDateFormatter outputs something that isn’t correct or throws an error. Questions about incorrect or missing time-zone offsets are showing up more often. Let’s go over why that is and…

  • PHP INTL In-Depth: Convert Numbers to Roman Numerals

    PHP INTL In-Depth: Convert Numbers to Roman Numerals

    In this PHP INTL In-Depth look, you will understand how to convert integer numbers to Roman numerals (1 => I, 2 => II, 3 => III, etc). There are a few different functions floating around the web on Stack Overflow and blogs. They use an array of values to convert numbers to Roman numerals, but…

  • PHP 8.2’s Subtle New Features

    PHP 8.2’s Subtle New Features

    PHP version 8.2 was released on December 8, 2022 and I’m sure you’ve already heard about the great new features. The Randomizer & random generator engines classes, DNF types; constants within traits; the sensitive parameter trait; static return types for dates; the n regular expression modifier; false, true, and null types; the readonly class modifier,…

  • AVIF Preview Image Example

    AVIF Preview Image Example

    A common feature of web image formats is to display something – anything – while a large image is being downloaded. Progressive rendering allows the user to see that an image is being loaded and potentially start understanding the contents of the image. However, AVIF, being a video format, does not come with this feature.…