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IDEs vs Text Editors

IDEs are out there and they are a natural evolution for developers. IDEs can help with several tasks, from simple code formating to code generation and advanced refactoring techniques. Still, simple text editors with features like code highlighting and word completion are still there. Sublime Text , Atom , GNU …

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Written by Evaldo Junior (InFog) - - Aggregated on Thursday April 13, 2017


Make it testable

I really like the way Symfony is changing the PHP community and in general leading us to a better place. It’s really nice to see people using good practices in their daily work and pet projects. But I still have one concern with Symfony2 projects: The heavy dependency on the container . I mean, don’t get me …

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Written by Evaldo Junior (InFog) - - Aggregated on Thursday October 22, 2015


Don't give up on your tests

It’s a new day and you are about to start a new project. It’s not a public/open source project, it’s a private one, for the company you are working for. You sit together with your team and everyone is excited about the possibility to use new technologies and play with all the new tools everyone is talking about in …

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Written by Evaldo Junior (InFog) - - Aggregated on Thursday May 28, 2015


Bulgaria Web Summit 2015

So, I attended to my first conference as a speaker out of Brazil! Wow! It was a very nice experience and I want to share how it was for me. I was a speaker for some Brazilian conferences in the past few years and when I moved to Germany in the end of 2014 I was decided to give it a try and submit some talks to the …

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Written by Evaldo Junior (InFog) - - Aggregated on Thursday April 23, 2015


Installing global commands with Composer

A few time ago PHP developers could have global libraries installed via PEAR. Ok, we still can install some things via PEAR, but this distribution method is being deprecated and replaced by Composer . Usually Composer is used to install local dependencies for each project, but I guess not everyone know it can also …

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Written by Evaldo Junior (InFog) - - Aggregated on Thursday February 26, 2015


Are micro-frameworks for beginners?

In my last post about micro-frameworks a new question came to the table: Are micro-frameworks a good choice for beginners? What some of the options out there claim is that they are super simple to use and no matter if you are a novice or an experienced developer, they are a good option for you. Well, maybe …

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Written by Evaldo Junior (InFog) - - Aggregated on Thursday February 12, 2015


Using Fedora for a week

A week ago I decided to try a different GNU/Linux distro for my desktop. I use Debian for many years and I like to try a new distro now and then, you know, just to leave my comfort zone for a while. The distro for the week should be different from what I’m used to, so the many Debian flavors were not an option …

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Written by Evaldo Junior (InFog) - - Aggregated on Thursday October 2, 2014


How does the PHP autoload work?

I know this issue is kinda old and everybody already wrote something about it, but I think it’s worth to talk about it one more time. This post is for the PHP beginners :) PHP source files are just plain text files with the php extension, or not even it, if you don’t want, but using an extension helps people …

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Written by Evaldo Junior (InFog) - - Aggregated on Friday August 22, 2014