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Frameworks DO matter.

Written by Brandon Savage / Original link on May. 23, 2014

There’s a large group that seems to think I’m against frameworks of any kind, telling beginners that instead of using a framework they should learn straight PHP, build stuff from scratch. I’m definitely not interested in that. In writing about how the framework you learn doesn’t matter, I hoped to…


sabre/dav 2.0 released.

Written by Evert Pot / Original link on May. 22, 2014

I just released sabre/dav 2.0. It's been 18 months since 1.8, and almost 5 years since the 1.0 release, so it's been a long time coming. PHP 5.3 support is now dropped, PSR-4 adopted, and it spawned two new php packages: sabre/event and sabre/http. Hopefully they are useful beyond the realm of sabr…



Four-Second Test Runs

Written by Corey Haines / Original link on May. 17, 2014

Qualities of Tests When I talk to people about a test suite, I often say that they should satisfy the 3 F's: Fast - They should be fast as possible to minimize the amount of time to get your feedback. Focused - They should be focused and provide you with specific, immediate details on where the fai…