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I work at Yelp now!

Written by Evert Pot - Published on Het Bijstere Spoor
Aggregated on Friday April 21, 2017 - Permalink

In a twisted turn of events, I suddenly find myself to be working for Yelp ! It sounds a bit like it was a surprise, and it kind of was. Only 6 months after I started my job at Turnstyle , it got acquired by Yelp . I would joke “I must have done something right”, but the truth is that I work with some extremely smart and genuine people, who totally earned this. Working for a much larger …

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A small update about sabre/dav and baikal maintenance.

Written by Evert Pot - Published on Het Bijstere Spoor
Aggregated on Sunday April 16, 2017 - Permalink

Hi there! My name is Evert, and for the past 10 years I’ve probably done around 90-95% of development for the sabre/* packages, and took over Baikal development last year. After this time, it all became a little bit too much for me to maintain these. I wrote a blog post about this. This post is a follow-up that I’m cross-posting on both my own blog and sabre.io. I want to start with a …

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The problems with embedding in REST today and how it might be solved with HTTP/2

Written by Evert Pot - Published on Het Bijstere Spoor
Aggregated on Monday April 3, 2017 - Permalink

When looking at REST, the underlying theory, and various interpretations and even HTTP, you’ll find that REST is about singular resources and transferring state of those resources. There’s very little supporting information about the concept of a collection of resources. Almost every REST API out there will have a need for them, but there doesn’t seem to be a clear definition for them, or an …

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After 10 years, I'm stopping my work on sabre/dav

Written by Evert Pot - Published on Het Bijstere Spoor
Aggregated on Thursday March 9, 2017 - Permalink

Almost 10 years ago in 2007, I started a project called sabre/dav . I originally was looking to scratch an itch and solve a real problem we had in our company. A lot of people ended up being pretty excited about it. In 2010 I got to a point where doing consulting around this project allowed me to travel around the world, working for various companies and get paid enough to not have to do any …

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Working with HAL in PUT requests

Written by Evert Pot - Published on Het Bijstere Spoor
Aggregated on Thursday December 15, 2016 - Permalink

At my new company , we’re developing a REST api. We’re trying to strike the balance between ‘easy to use’ and sticking to the rules of REST, and that’s given us more than a few unforseen benefits. When you work within a framework that a lot of people have spent time thinking about, there’s a lot of answers if you know where to look. Originally this service was built using the JSON API …

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Slides for my Sass talk at True North PHP. #tnphp16

Written by Evert Pot - Published on Het Bijstere Spoor
Aggregated on Friday November 4, 2016 - Permalink

At True North PHP, I gave a talk “Making CSS fun again with Sass”. The talk is an introduction to Sass . Slides are available on Github . If you saw it, and you want to leave a comment, please do so via joind.in . Good or bad, it’s all appreciated! I’m having a great time. If you’re here, come say hi!

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