Year: 2017

In early 2016, I suggested an addition to the SncRedis-bundle. The project itself is an fully-featured add-on (‘bundle’) for Symfony framework projects to easily do a number of very useful interface functions between Symfony and the Redis database/cache.  It can, …

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A recent post showed how to setup Code Tombstones – but there are other , even more insidious pieces of code in a project. The code you know you aren’t using now, but you wrote ahead of time – because  you …

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While Twitter can be really annoying, sometimes it can help to promote some wonderfully simple ideas. One of these came from Andrew Woods (@awoods) – a github repo called php-in-seattle.  It’s a simple idea – just a list of companies around a …

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Version 0.9 of scheb/tombstone autoloads a file with a tombstone() function. See the bottom of the post for a fix to override that in your own code. In a large project – particularly one in a dynamic language like PHP, …

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One of the advantages of a side-project is that you can be a little extra passionate about getting things just right. If you want to increase code coverage because you think that it’s good, you can – after all, it’s …

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