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DRY is about Knowledge

Written by Paul M. Jones / Original link on Aug. 16, 2014

From Matthias Verraes:“Don’t Repeat Yourself” was never about code. It’s about knowledge. It’s about cohesion. If two pieces of code represent the exact same knowledge, they will always change together. Having to change them both is risky: you might forget one of them. On the other hand, if two ide…


Back On The Market!

Written by Paul M. Jones / Original link on Aug. 1, 2014

After a year spent writing my book, working on Aura, speaking at conferences and user groups, advising startups, and proposing new design patterns, I am back on the market.I’ve been writing PHP code since 1999, and in that time I’ve been everything from a junior developer to a VP of Engineering. If…