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Composer hosting improvements

Over the last two weekends I proceeded to upgrade the infrastructure behind packagist.org and getcomposer.org . There is now a lot more bandwidth and the DNS hosting was also migrated to DNSMadeEasy which should make it more stable on that front. All in all this should result in faster composer updates which is …

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Written by Jordi Boggiano - - Aggregated on Monday May 4, 2015


Composer hosting improvements

Over the last two weekends I proceeded to upgrade the infrastructure behind packagist.org and getcomposer.org . There is now a lot more bandwidth and the DNS hosting was also migrated to DNSMadeEasy which should make it more stable on that front. All in all this should result in faster composer updates which is …

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Written by Jordi Boggiano - - Aggregated on Monday May 4, 2015


Meet the developers behind Ableton (14min video)

An excellent short documentation about the developers behind Ableton, the legendary creators of Ableton Live and Push. Without doubt, Live is one of the most influential pieces of software ever made in the context of music production / arrangement, used nearly everywhere. This video gives a little insight into the …

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Written by Dev Metal - - Aggregated on Sunday May 3, 2015


Sprint naar drupal 8 is ingezet

Momenteel is er veel gaande rond de status van Drupal 8, een nieuwe versie van Drupal met meer dan 200 nieuwe functies en verbeteringen. Maar de grote vraag is wanneer deze update het welbekende Drupal CMS nu beschikbaar gaat worden in een eerste public release?

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Written by Intracto - - Aggregated on Thursday April 30, 2015


Take The Scenic Route

Yesterday was a really hard day at work. Lots of meetings, tough topics, lots of stress, lots of frustration. So when I went home, I didn’t take my usual route, but decided to exit the highway a bit earlier than usual and drive through the forest. Relax And Clear Your Mind Driving through nature, whether it is a …

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Written by Stefan Koopmanschap - - Aggregated on Wednesday April 29, 2015


Microsoft Edge is the browser for Windows 10

This morning, Joe Belfiore took to the stage at Build 2015 to share more about the next chapter in our story for Windows 10, including revealing more about “Project Spartan,” our new default browser for Windows. We’re excited to share Joe’s announcement that Project Spartan’s official name is Microsoft Edge . …

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Written by IEBlog - - Aggregated on Wednesday April 29, 2015


PHP Experience 2015 wrap-up

Last weekend I was in São Paulo for the PHP Experience conference. Here is a wrap-up of what happened and some cool pictures of the event :) Last weekend, more precisely on Saturday (25), the 2015 edition of the PHP Experience conference happened in São Paulo, Brazil. I had the pleasure to be there for my first …

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Written by Erika Heidi - - Aggregated on Tuesday April 28, 2015


Back from LoneStarPHP 2015

Listening to Phil Sturgeon (courtesy of Ben Marks) at LoneStarPHP 2015 I returned earlier this week from LoneStarPHP 2015 , a community PHP conference held in Addison, a suburb of Dallas, Texas.This conference was a three-day event, with a full day reserved for tutorial sessions where experts from all over the …

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Written by DragonBe's PHP blog - - Aggregated on Monday April 27, 2015


Why estimates never work

Somewhere, right now, a project manager is compiling estimates on a software project and coming up with a completion date based on “velocity” and “scope”. When they’re done, they’ll take their completed work and show it to their boss, who will look it over, and set a “hard date” for delivering the project. There will …

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Written by Brandon Savage - - Aggregated on Monday April 27, 2015


Why estimates never work

Somewhere, right now, a project manager is compiling estimates on a software project and coming up with a completion date based on “velocity” and “scope”. When they’re done, they’ll take their completed work and show it to their boss, who will look it over, and set a “hard date” for delivering the project. There will …

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Written by Brandon Savage - - Aggregated on Monday April 27, 2015


Finding unused code (F#)

Coming from C#, I'm used to the compiler warning me about unused variables. Relying on the compiler to help me with checked exceptions in F# , I noticed that unused values (and functions) would go unnoticed. Having accidentally read earlier that Haskell has a compiler flag to check for unused bindings , I looked for …

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Written by Jef Claes on software and life - - Aggregated on Sunday April 26, 2015


Context Mapping: Life Expectancy

I was at a client recently, a large insurance and banking company. The organization is over 200 years old. Some of the software is only slightly younger: they first started automating some 40 years ago. Some of the people I spoke with, have been around almost as long. They have, depending on who you’re asking, 600 …

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Written by Mathias Verraes - - Aggregated on Sunday April 26, 2015