My buddy Frederick Vanbrabant, who is currently looking for a new opportunity, recorded a cool video course on how to build a PHP framework using some popular components. Here's the playlist that contains all the episodes.
Uptime and SSL certificate monitoring doesn't have to be boring, confusing or expensive. Together with my buddy Mattias Geniar I'm currently building Oh Dear: a webapp to keep an eye on the health of your websites. Register here to try it out. (sponsored link)