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/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 71: Bespoke Tokens
Feb 03, 2016 @ 09:23:39

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode - Episode 71: Bespoke Tokens.

On this episode you get twice the guest because we invited two of the three folks behind WonderNetworks to join us.

Paul Reinheimer and Gemma Anible came on (and even did video via Skype so they could tell when we were getting bored) and talked about how WonderNetworks got started, Paul and Gemma’s preferred development style and Paul seemed determined (as he always is) to tweak Chris.

Topics mentioned in the episode include (obviously) WonderProxy, space leggings, BulletPHP and PHP-GTK. You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3. Be sure to subscribe to their feed if you enjoy the episode and want yo hear more.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2016-02-01/bespoke-tokens/

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 70: Anti-Canuckite Leanings
Jan 26, 2016 @ 12:19:23

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Ed Finkler and Chris Hartjes has posted their latest episode: Episode #70: Anti-Canuckite Leanings.

During the discussions for topics for this episode, Chris went to the bathroom for some quiet time. When he came back Ed had asked dedicated grumpy-Canadian hater Amanda Folson to join this episode to talk a bit about the life of a developer evangelist, Greg LeMonde, the Battle for PHP CoC, how Composer saved PHP, and CodeMash.

Along the way Amanda and Ed ganged up on Chris showing their hatred for their peace-loving neighbours north of the 49th parallel and during the aftershow drove him away with talk about audio recording equipment.

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. Be sure to subscribe to their feed to keep up with the latest episodes as they're released too.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2016-01-20/anti-canuckite-leanings/

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 66: Aquinas on Customer Service
Oct 09, 2015 @ 11:57:23

The /Dev/Hell podcast, with hosts and PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode - Episode 66: Aquinas on Customer Service

Episode 66 was recorded live right after the inaugural Pacific Northwest PHP Conference. We make fun of our sponsors, talk about smelly tests, Thomas Aquinas, remote pairing with juniors, and new stuff happening with OSMI.

Topics mentioned in this episode include the PNWPHP conference, Sara Golemon, Smelly Tests and The Last Starfighter. You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. Also be sure to subscribe to their feed or mailing list to get notified when new episodes are released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2015-10-07/aquinas-on-customer-service/

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 63: Made in Ontario
Aug 12, 2015 @ 12:47:11

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode - Episode #63: Made in Ontario.

So we recorded this nearly two months ago, but some family stuff delayed the release of this and Episode 64 (coming very soon). On this episode we talk about large developers, cars, Ed learning Java against his will, and Chris re-learning how to teach people.

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 of the show. If you enjoy it, be sure to subscribe to their feed or sign up for their mailing list to get information about episodes as they're released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2015-08-09/made-in-ontario/

PHP Roundtable:
024: Becoming A PHP Entrepreneur
Jul 10, 2015 @ 08:13:37

The PHP Roundtable podcast has posted their latest episode - Episode #24: Becoming A PHP Entrepreneur. This time host Sammy K Powers is joined by PHP community members Michelangelo van Dam (of in2it) and Chris Hartjes (of Grumpy Learning).

So you have a 9-5 job but want to start your own business... where do you start? We discuss what realistic first-steps you'll need to take in order to transform yourself from a PHP employee to PHP entrepreneur.

The podcast was recorded live but you can watch it either via the in-page video player or directly on YouTube. If you enjoy the episode, be sure to either subscribe to their feed or follow them on Twitter to get information about the latest shows as they're announced.

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Link: https://www.phproundtable.com/episode/how-to-become-a-php-entrepreneur

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 60: Welcome to the Shotgun Shack
May 12, 2015 @ 11:49:36

The /Dev/Hell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode: Episode 60: Welcome to the Shotgun Shack.

This week on Development Hell we brag about how awesome we are via discussion about conference prep as a speaker. How much crap should go on your slides? How do we change our talks for different audiences? What’s our worst presenter experience? We also throw Paul Reinheimer under the bus.

You can listen to this latest episode either though the in-page audio player or you can download the mp3 for listening offline. If you enjoy the show, be sure to follow their feed for the latest episodes as they're released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2015-05-09/welcome-to-the-shotgun-shack/

DevHell Podcast:
Episode 59: Ultimate Hardware Modz
Apr 16, 2015 @ 10:20:02

The DevHell podcast, hosted by PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler, has posted their latest episode - Episode 59: Ultimate Hardware Modz. In this episode they're joined by guest Arbi Arzoumani.

We are joined by super special guest Arbi Arzoumani, PHP community vet and hardware modding expert. We talk about everything from the Amiga to the Raspberry Pi, with lots of console mods inbetween. Chris gets all excited about building a MAME cabinet, and we chat some about home theater PC stuff with XBMC and Plex. If you’re into hardware stuff, you’re gonna looooooove it.

You can catch this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. Be sure to subscribe to their feed if you enjoy the show.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2015-04-15/ultimate-hardware-modz/

/Dev/Hell Podcast:
Episode 58: I Have a Mouth Problem
Apr 06, 2015 @ 12:35:29

The /Dev/Hell podcast has posted their latest episode today: Episode 58: I Have a Mouth Problem with hosts and PHP community members Chris Hartjes and Ed Finkler.

So we kinda forgot we recorded this until a month after the fact. Whoops! This ep is all about side projects, kicking off with Chris and Ed talking about CBTTool, Ed’s electronic worksheet for folks with anxiety disorders. Then we discuss Chris’ new book The Grumpy Little Book of Hack, and Ed’s experience technical editing Modern PHP by Josh Lockhart. Then we get into a boring discussion about marketing. Plus we have STICKERS!

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3. If you enjoy the episode, you can catch previous episodes in their archives or subscribe to their feed for the latest shows as they're released.

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Link: http://devhell.info/post/2015-04-04/i-have-a-mouth-problem/

Voices of the ElePHPant:
Interview with Evan Coury and Chris Hartjes
Mar 17, 2015 @ 09:56:24

The Voices of the ElePHPant podcast has posted their latest episode in their series of community interviews. In this new episode host Cal Evans interviews two members of the community, Evan Coury and Chris Hartjes.

Cal, Evan and Chris talk about something they (Roave) are building to provide to their customers - the best developers in the industry doing the best work they can. Chris talks about why he joined the Roave team, what kinds of things he works on in his "fifth day" time and his next project (hint: HHVM and Hack).

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. Be sure to subscribe to their feed too!

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Link: http://voicesoftheelephpant.com/2015/03/17/interview-with-evan-coury-and-chris-hartjes/

SitePoint PHP Blog:
Grumpy Programmer’s Testing Bundle: Review
Feb 09, 2015 @ 13:18:22

The SitePoint PHP blog has posted a book review of a book bundle from the "Grumpy Programmer" (aka Chris Hartjes) with content about testing - how to test, what to test and creating testable applications.

After having gotten some constructive feedback regarding my testing practices on the basic TDD in your new PHP package tutorial, I decided to read Chris Hartjes “Grumpy Testing Bundle”, a set of two books consisting of The Grumpy Programmer’s Guide To Building Testable PHP Applications and The Grumpy Programmer’s PHPUnit Cookbook. It was my hope that those books will prevent me from using the shoddy practices I displayed in that original post and which originally prompted Matthew Weier O’Phinney’s critique. In this post, I’d like to share with you what I’ve learned, and how much this helped me, if at all.

He breaks down the bundle and talks about each of the two books separately, pointing out places he thought were most useful and others where he felt it needed updates/more clarification. He includes examples of some of the code shared in the books as illustrations and what kind of overall rating he gives it (in elePHPants naturally).

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Link: http://www.sitepoint.com/grumpy-programmers-testing-bundle-review/