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Missing Bits

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Sep. 12, 2019

Fig 1. A tweet I tweetedIt's 1989, I'm 5 years old, my hair is terrible and my shorts are as long as my socks. It's the end of my third day of school, and as I queue to leave the classroom, I notice a boy standing at the doorway holding a large colourful bag. As the queue progresses, gossip fills…


Bearings

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Aug. 29, 2019

Fig 1. Some BearingsThere is a lot of talk about the direction of PHP as a language, there have been discussions on internals and open letters from community bloggers ...I think, actually, there is rather a lot of confusion in the air, and so I'm seeking to cleanse that air with this post.FactionsA…


Contriflossary

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Aug. 20, 2019

Regarding contribution to open source projectsThe following scenario has been played out countless times, by a large number of [first time] contributors, to a large number of OSS projects:Find OSS project we loveAttempt to navigate [source of] projectFind this confusingDecide that there needs to be…


Nailed Lids

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Jul. 29, 2019

Fig 1. A Black BoxWhen we are developing, we go to great lengths to take measurements and gather insights with every kind of testing under the sun, coverage, reviews and so on. These measurements, insights, and processes give us the confidence to take what we made to production.Production ... a kin…


Trimming the Phat

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Jul. 17, 2019

Fig 1. A very fancy TombWe all think we know how dead code elimination works, we can just reference code coverage, or run static analysis, or rely on our own internal model of the code, which is always absolutely perfect ...Dead can mean multiple things when we're talking about code, at least:Compi…


PHP GR8

Written by Krakjoe / Original link on Apr. 1, 2019

Fig 1. A chap performing the Detroit JITUnless you have been living under a rock, or are from the past (in which case, welcome), you will be aware that a JIT is coming to PHP 8: The vote ended, quietly, today, with a vast majority in favour of merging into PHP 8, so, it's official.Throw some crazy…