These cover a variety of topics like modern PHP, application development, design patterns, and web design.
If you’ve been on the web for a while, you may have seen words like a11y, i18n, and l10n used. These are called numeronyms. A numeronym is a number-based word, a type of abbreviation. The numeronyms a11y, i18n, and l10n represent the words accessibility, internationalization, and localization respectively. They are used when space is limited … Read more » What is a Numeronym?
The command line is an essential tool for developers of all types. As a PHP Developer, I use it all the time. Making the most of composer is essential to managing your PHP projects. This article will show a few things to improve your use of Composer. Require a Minimum PHP Version One thing that … Read more » 5 Command Line Tips for Composer
At the beginning of each calendar year, we tell ourselves that this year is gonna be different. We write down our resolutions, with a clean slate, and the promise of improving our lives. We tend to limit ourselves that this is the only time we can evaluate and change our behavior. Instead there are many … Read more » Changing Your Routine for Daylight Savings
Last night I gave a talk Laying the Groundwork at Seattle PHP. Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of different projects. Their quality and maintainability varied greatly. So I wanted to help my fellow developers to learn from the mistakes of developers past. Also, judging by what I’ve seen on the web, some PHP … Read more » Laying the Groundwork