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Interview with Jakub Vrana - Co-Author Of The Official PHP Manual
Apr 29, 2013 @ 09:09:22

7PHP.com has another community interview posted today - this time it's with Jakub Vrana, a co-author that works on the official PHP manual.

In this edition I talked with Jakub Vrana who is a co-author of The Official PHP Manual. Adminer and NotORM. I invite you to know him better and to learn from his 7php PHP interview.

The interview shares Jakub's answers about things like:

  • His history as a PHP developer
  • What he sees as good and bad parts of it
  • His preferred tools
  • His choices on frameworks and ORMs
  • How to get started contributing to the documentation/manual
  • Some about his book "1001 tips and tricks for PHP"
tagged: manual coauthor contribute interview community

Link: http://7php.com/php-interview-jakub-vrana

7PHP.com:
Interview with Matthew Turland, Co-Author of "PHP Master: Write Cutting Edge Code"
Sep 17, 2012 @ 08:33:58

7PHP.com has posted another interview with a PHP community member - this time it's with Matthew Turland, one of the co-author's of SitePoint's "PHP Master: Write Cutting Edge Code" and known speaker/author.

In this edition I talked with [Matthew Turland @elazar], co-author of the PHP book ‘PHP Master:Write Cutting Edge Code‘. He currently works as a Senior Platform Engineer for Synacor Inc. Matthew was also a former technical editor for php|architect Magazine, contributor to the Zend Framework project and has spoken at conferences like ZendCon and php|tek. On the FOSS side, Turland is the man behind the Phergie project – a PHP-based IRC bot.

His answers talk about things like:

  • What kind of environment (and tools) he uses for his development
  • His work on the Phergie IRC bot project
  • Resources he recommends for those new to the language
  • What software he recommends/appreciates
  • Some of the good and bad about conferences he's attended And a recommendation to check out the PHP Mentoring project for more guidance
tagged: community interview matthewturland coauthor phergie opensource

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