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14 Yes/No Questions to measure your team

Someone reminded me recently of The Joel Test , which is 12 yes or no questions to rate a software development team’s ability to perform. They’re looking a little tired and old now, I thought I’d attempt an update, so here’s 14 yes or no questions to testing how well your team is able to perform. Like the …

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Written by Purple Booth - - Aggregated on Sunday April 19, 2015


Finding a job without a recruiter

Earlier this week we had a discussion in the PHPNL Slack chat about finding jobs and using recruiters for this purpose. Some people had used recruiters to find their job and were stating that they might not have found their current job without the recruiter. I disagreed, and eventually promised to blog about it to …

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Written by Stefan Koopmanschap - - Aggregated on Saturday April 18, 2015


The secret success of PHPNL

Jelrik and I wanted to share something (I forgot what it was) during the PHPBenelux conference. Probably too lazy to send it through email (tarring, getting it into the email client, sending.. blergh.. tired already) and most likely because the dislike of Skype, we turned to Slack, where both of us were already in …

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Written by Joshua Thijssen - - Aggregated on Friday April 17, 2015


The secret success of PHPNL

Jelrik and I wanted to share something (I forgot what it was) during the PHPBenelux conference. Probably too lazy to send it through email (tarring, getting it into the email client, sending.. blergh.. tired already) and most likely because the dislike of Skype, we turned to Slack, where both of us were already in …

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Written by Joshua Thijssen - - Aggregated on Friday April 17, 2015


How Lumen Is Benchmarked

I’ve received a few tweets asking me to demonstrate how Lumen is benchmarked against Silex and Slim. First, I should state that all of these frameworks are faster than you will ever need out of the box. Keep in mind that even full-stack Laravel 5.0 powers sites that receive 15,000,000 unique visits per day. The …

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Written by Taylor Otwell - - Aggregated on Wednesday April 15, 2015


How Lumen Is Benchmarked

I’ve received a few tweets asking me to demonstrate how Lumen is benchmarked against Silex and Slim. First, I should state that all of these frameworks are faster than you will ever need out of the box. Keep in mind that even full-stack Laravel 5.0 powers sites that receive 15,000,000 unique visits per day. The …

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Written by Taylor Otwell - - Aggregated on Wednesday April 15, 2015


Blackfire, a new Profiler for PHP Developers

I've always been fascinated by debugging tools; tools that help you understand what's going on in your code. In the Symfony world, the web debug toolbar and the web profiler are tools that gives a lot of information about HTTP request/response pairs (from exceptions to logs, submitted forms and even an event timeline)…

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Written by Fabien Potencier - - Aggregated on Wednesday April 15, 2015


April 2015 security updates for Internet Explorer

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-032 (3038314)This critical security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. For more information, please see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-032 . Security Update for Flash Player (3049508) This security update for Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10 and 11 on …

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Written by IEBlog - - Aggregated on Tuesday April 14, 2015


Running my very first marathon

Start to run In june 2014 I started running because I had secured a speaker slot at the community day of Laracon EU. For my presentation I wanted to look fit on stage. To gain confidence I wanted to drop a few kilograms of weight. I started with a 9 km run and gradually ran further and further. In august I had …

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Written by Hannes Van De Vreken - - Aggregated on Monday April 13, 2015


Clean My Mac and Free Up Storage

There’s so much you could clean on your Mac to save space. After a couple months with your new Mac, macOS has been building up a big library of logs, backups and other cached data that necessarily isn’t important to save. Below are commands listed which with you can run in order to free up storage and speedup your …

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Written by vinkla/xml - - Aggregated on Sunday April 12, 2015


Experimenting with HHVM at Etsy (Link)

Extremely interesting blog post of Etsy on how they try out HHVM / HipHop: https://codeascraft.com/2015/04/06/experimenting-with-hhvm-at-etsy/ This article was written quite a while ago (3 years), please keep this in mind when using the information written here. Links, code and commands might be outdated or broken. …

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Written by Dev Metal - - Aggregated on Saturday April 11, 2015