The Good SunshinePHP 2016 was an awesome event! Not only were we sold out of tickets for the 4th year in a row, but the attendee list was truly amazing! Each year more and more companies in South Florida send most if not all of their PHP developers to the conference. This year we saw… Continue reading SunshinePHP 2016 Recap
It seems that 2015 will likely be partially remembered as the year IRC zealots raged against those using Slack instead of the old reliable, and still growing daily, IRC chat. And it is turning out to be as lively as the “tabs versus spaces” debate that never seems to end. Of course this means I… Continue reading The 2015 Slack vs IRC debate rages on
For a few years I’ve participated in various conference CFP processes, and have been asked to speak via CFP submissions (I speak atÂ about 10 conferences each year). Then after the conferences are over I’ve read attendee feedback about the content shared by speakers, including myself. This has caused me to take a second look at… Continue reading Are Conference Talks Getting Too Soft?
While at OSCON 2014 speaking about refactoring I gave an interview.Â Here it is:
This morning a tweet caught my attention prompting me to read this post by Gary HockinÂ also known as @GeeH. (There’s just something about that voice.[inside joke]) Â In the post he talks of his experiences while attempting to simplify code in a project, and in the process uncovers hidden dependencies that increased the codebase significantly in… Continue reading Simple reminder to keep it simple