Best PHP comment !

Hello developers,

Here is my typical php comment/header for each of my php functions. Very useful and pragmatic. They provide a clear indication what the function is doing, inputs, outputs and exceptions. This is the art of coding ! Clear readibility and full transparency on the intentions of the functions.

I would definitely make this a requirement for programmer team. Additional work but useful. And if it is an API I would use the zircote/swagger-php library to generate on the fly an amazing swagger documentation

 * Throw Exception If Parameter Is Not Set
 * @param object $requestObjectBody
 * @param int $httpCode
 * @param string $httpMessage
 * @return void
 * @throws \Exception $exception
 * @author  David Raleche <[email protected]>
 * @since 10-09-2020
 * @version 10-09-2020
 * @internal <ticket-number>
public static function throwExceptionIfParameterNotSet($param, int $httpCode, string $httpMessage)
    if (is_null($param) or empty($param)) {
        throw new \Exception(

CIO/Managers : When having interns in your company the first exercise to give them is to go trhough existing code and add the following blocs of PHP docs. This will help them understand the code and this will improve considerable the readability of the legacy code. By doing so we quickly pinpoint the function to refactor

I usually give them the task to refactor functions being too long. More than 50 lines

David Raleche PHP good practice
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What is the best practice for naming a REST endpoint ?

Lowercase letters and dashes

By convention, resource names should use exclusively lowercase letters. Similarly, dashes (-) are conventionally used in place of underscores (_).

Example: /users/{id}/pending-orders instead of /users/{id}/Pending_Orders

Source of information

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How to fix wordpress Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 33554432 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 2348617 bytes) in /wp-includes/plugin.php on line xxx?

Solution is to add the following line below to this file wp-config.php

define( 'WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '256M' );

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Here is the link to access Magento cloud dashboard

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How to fix Satori issue 80040421 ?

The problem 80040421 is not always Unable to allocate any sequence numbers

This time the problem was missing permits to execute the presorting of the requests

The solution is to make sure these permits exists and the problem will go away

Also, If you have already done the configuration in the past know that the configuration file exists in the following folder C:/WINDOWS

The file name is mrtk.ini 


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The top priority of a developer is to have backups at any point of time.

To have peace of mind I suggest the followingsteps proposed by Amazon AWS when having an EC2 instance


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How to make sure your service starts when you server reboot? It is practical so you do not have to ssh into your machine everytime you want to start your web server. Find below the command used for that effect

sudo chkconfig --levels 0123456 httpd on

Here explanation of levels

0   Halt
1   Single-User mode
2   Multi-user mode console logins only (without networking)
3   Multi-User mode, console logins only
4   Not used/User-definable
5   Multi-User mode, with display manager as well as console logins (X11)
6   Reboot

Make it happen – Automate things become a senior software engineer


How to Force/change default homepage of Laravel Nova ?

To Force the redirect of Laravel Nova I proceeded with modifications

#1 – Remove the default route definition


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