http://keepcoding.ehsanabbasi.com/ has released a PHP project starter template with a nicely put together setup. Composer, Travis, PHP Mess Detector, etc. If you find yourself doing the same steps over and over every time your start a project this will save you time and effort (don’t reinvent the wheel, right?). Head over the the blog article page or clone the repo from GitHub.
EAP 2018.1 will include loop refactoring to use SPL array_* functions. Nice!
Watch these 9 short videos; take them in, live them, be them.
One of my favorite tech news sites StackShare has releases there annual Top Tools list of 2017. From New Tool of the Year to Business Tool of the Year to Top Developers of the Year the group of lists and the comprehensive nature of the list is pretty substantial. Head over the StackShare and check it out.
Inspired by a recent conversation with a peer I decided to get together a list of 10 resources concerning software as a whole. Both for future reference and as a starting point for anyone else who finds it helpful. This list is agnostic of language or platform or reach. This is meant to be a intro, as no list would ever be complete with the abundance of resources available.
- https://www.amazon.com/Design-Patterns-Elements-Reusable-Object-Oriented/dp/0201633612 by the Gang of Four
If you have any suggestions for a future list, message me on Twitter! Enjoy.
“Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself” Franklin D. Roosevelt First Inaugural Address.
That said, whatever you’re afraid of, it is not nearly as bad as you think. Get up, get dressed, and go do it.
(Within legal and ethical bounds, of course.)
Any interesting article about agile Vs extreme programming (specifically pair programming) over at pureconcepts.com . Thinking about it the more I like the idea of pair programming. Check out the article and let me know what you think.
Software development is a team sport. Even if you’re the only one on the team.