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Switching companies

Written by Hannes Van De Vreken / Original link on Sep. 14, 2017

After precisely 3 years (since 8 September 2014) at madewithlove, I’ve decided it was time to move on.A little while ago, I agreed to join the team at Stream as a PHP Software Engineer and Developer Advocate.Next Monday I will join them in their office in TQ in Amsterdam.My task will be to represen…


On PSR-7 middlewares

Written by Hannes Van De Vreken / Original link on May. 31, 2016

PSR-7 got released May 4, 2015. There is a discussion about middlewares based on PSR-7 messages, and it is awfully overdue. The most common middlewares in use since June 2015 are callables with this interface:They just work. I’ve been using them since June 2015. You can stack a number of middleware…


Airbnb tricks

Written by Hannes Van De Vreken / Original link on Feb. 23, 2016

Hi there! It’s been a while since my last blog post. Sorry for that. Let’s break the silence with a post on travelling with Airbnb.I like visiting cities, both for work (conferences) and pleasure. Hotels are often quite expensive in cities, and the value you get from them is often disappointing. Ov…


NYC marathon preparation started

Written by Hannes Van De Vreken / Original link on Jul. 19, 2015

Hi all! Here’s an update on my latest leisure time activities.In April this year I ran my very first marathon: the Rotterdam marathon. 3:29:21 #mr15. The crowd was amazing! #marathon #rotterdam Een foto die is geplaatst door Hannes Van De Vreken (@hannesvdvreken) op 12 Apr 2015 om 11:15 PDTIt wa…


Displaying stream progress in PHP

Written by Hannes Van De Vreken / Original link on May. 11, 2015

With PHP you can, next to handling HTTP requests, invoke scripts from the command line. For a typical web application this could be used to run database migrations, insert data into the database from fixtures or seeders, repetitive tasks run by cron, clear the cache (cache:clear), general admin stu…