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Phil Sturgeon:
Developer Fallacies of 2014
January 12, 2015 @ 10:50:47

Phil Sturgeon has a post with several "developer fallacies" of 2014, a tongue-in-cheek list of things that some people were sharing as facts that just weren't.

Let's take a look back at some of the silly, shortsighted or patently false things people have been saying around the PHP community, and the development community in general, starting from January 1st 2014 and going through in rough chronological order.

Included in his list are things like:

  • No programmers ever get hired by recruiters
  • Framework agnostic code takes drastically longer to develop and release than framework specific code
  • Micro-services should probably always be .jar files instead
  • PHP 7.0 is a better name than PHP 6.0 because 7 is lucky in China
  • PHPNG is Zend's response to HHVM and they are the same thing
  • Maintaining CodeIgniter - when actively used by thousands of people - is a waste of time

Of course, all of these (and the rest of the list) are false and several of them are just based on things spread word of mouth or misinterpreted when shared from one person to another.

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Link: https://philsturgeon.uk/php/2015/01/10/developer-fallacies-2014/

Symfony Blog:
Symfony 2014 Year in Review London Symfony Meetups
January 06, 2015 @ 13:19:01

The Symfony blog has another in their "2014 Year in Review" series posted, this time with a focus on the London Symfony meetups and the presentations that were made.

2014 was a really successful year for the Symfony Meetup Group in London. I've been involved helping to organize these meetups for a few years now, but it was never a regular thing until this year. With a huge help of my SensioLabs UK colleagues we managed to bring the group to the next level. Each meetup we're getting around 60-90 attendees, which is a big improvement compared to the previous years. We also started recording the talks. Since the Symfony community in London is much bigger, I believe we can do even better in 2015!

Talks presented this year included:

  • Optimizing Your Front End Workflow
  • Applying Domain Driven Design with Symfony2 projects
  • Silex saved me from my legacy code
  • Scaling Symfony2 apps with RabbitMQ
  • Speed up your Symfony2 application and build awesome features with Redis

Each topic has a summary, a link to the slides and a video of the presentation (if available).

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Link: http://symfony.com/blog/symfony-2014-year-in-review-london-symfony-meetups

Symfony Blog:
Symfony 2014 Year in Review Symfony Documentation
December 31, 2014 @ 10:37:11

The Symfony blog has posted an update from the perspective of the documentation for the framework. Their "year in review" includes details for each section and the updates made.

2014 has been the busiest year in the entire history of the Symfony Documentation thanks to the amazing work of our documentation managers (Ryan Weaver, Christian Flothmann and Wouter De Jong) and the hundreds of documentation contributors.

They also talk about the best practices book, the new quick tour and Fabien Potencier's own How to Create Your Own Framework series. Among the list of their top ten most popular pages are the docs for:

Check out the full post for the rest of the list and what changes were made in each section.

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Link: http://symfony.com/blog/symfony-2014-year-in-review-symfony-documentation

Laravel News:
75 Laravel Tutorials, Packages, and Resources from 2014
December 30, 2014 @ 10:32:57

The Laravel News site has posted their own kind of wrap-up of 2014 in this latest post sharing a monthly list of tutorials, packages and resources they've found useful for the Laravel community.

2014 is coming to a close and to celebrate I put together this post of all the greatest hits each month. This features cool packages, resources, and tutorials that came out over the year.

Among the items on their list are things like:

Check out the full post for the complete list.

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Link: https://laravel-news.com/2014/12/75-laravel-tutorials-packages-resources-2014/

That Podcast:
Episode 13 The one to cap 2014
December 26, 2014 @ 09:12:11

That Podcast have posted their last episode of 2014, The one to cap 2014. Join hosts Beau Simensen and Dave Marshall as they talk about the happenings of 2014 and a wide variety of other topics.

Beau and Dave wrap up 2014 discussing a bunch of stuff. Dave was too excited about Christmas to write something more descriptive for this sentence. This one too.

Topics mentioned in the episode include:

...and many more. You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page player or by downloading the mp3. If you enjoy the episode, be sure to subscribe to their feed too.

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Link: http://thatpodcast.io/episodes/episode-13-the-one-to-cap-2014/

Mashable.com:
10 Programming Languages You Should Learn in 2014
January 23, 2014 @ 12:09:46

According to this new post over on the Mashable site, PHP is one of the "languages to learn" for 2014. Others in the list include Java, C and relatives, Python and Ruby.

The tech sector is booming. If you've used a smartphone or logged on to a computer at least once in the last few years, you've probably noticed this. As a result, coding skills are in high demand, with programming jobs paying significantly more than the average position. Even beyond the tech world, an understanding of at least one programming language makes an impressive addition to any resumé.

They point out that PHP powers more than 200 million websites all around the internet and shares a few links of places to learn more about the language (including Udemy and Codeacademy).

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Link: http://mashable.com/2014/01/21/learn-programming-languages


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