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
Last week was the official release of Run Geek Radio, and my first podcast episode. The podcast can be found at https://rungeekradio.com, and also on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/run-geek-radio/id985617062?mt=2&ls=1. On the site behind the podcast you can also go to the Subscribe page for more subscription options. My plansÂ behind the podcast is to bring together two… Continue reading Run Geek Radio launch
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?
Today I read a blog post from a local developer, Chris Russell, in which he describes how he is struggling with anxiety, stress nightmares, and sleeplessness due to a past job and the stress it caused. I wrote a blog post about this in the past, but will share more personal experiences here because Chris’s… Continue reading Delayed anxiety, never forgotten