PHP and JavaScript Innovation Award Report December 2014 Edition – September 2014 nominees

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div style=margin-top: 1exThis is the December edition of the Innovation Award podcast hangout recorded by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins to comment about the outstanding features of all the past month nominees and winners PHP and JavaScript packages, the prizes that the authors earned, starting with the nominees from the month of September 2014.br /
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Listen to the podcast, or watch the hangout video, or read the transcript to learn why the nominated packages were considered to be innovative./a/div
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MageTalk Episode 15 – The MageTalk Drinking Game

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Interview with Stefan Koopmanschap

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How your PHP Programming Style Can Hurt Your Code Performance – Lately in PHP podcast episode 54

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div style=margin-top: 1exThe recent article of Anthony Ferrara explaining how disabling garbage collection improved the performance of Composer exposed how certain programming styles can hurt PHP code performance. That was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Cesar Rodas in the episode 54 of the Lately in PHP podcast.br /
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They also discussed proposed features for PHP 7 like built-in annotation support, Unicode character escaping, the removal of PHP 4 constructor style, among other related topics.br /
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Now listen to the podcast, or watch the hangout video, or read the transcript to learn about the details of these interesting PHP discussions./a/div
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Episode 12: The one where we find the time to discuss not finding the time

Beau and Dave take time out of there busy schedules to discuss what they’ve been up to recently and get in to the how they do or don’t find the time for side projects and open source, in and around work and family.

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MageTalk Episode 14 – Kalen Gets a New Bike

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  • 1:45 Kalen talks about buying a new bike after his old one gets stolen out of his backyard
  • 6:50 The guys discuss Phil’s pronunciation nuances and Kalen’s obsession over constantly correcting him
  • 9:10 The guys discuss the controversy around California 6
  • 12:10 Kalen gives an update on MageMail
  • 16:07 Discussions around new hires at Clean and Something Digital
  • 22:49 What Phil looks for in a potential hire
  • 33:16 Bootcamp programs for new developers
  • 35:32 Phil talks about apprenticeships (or the lack thereof) in the industry
  • 37:44 Sponsor – Sonassi
  • 41:05 Extension of the week: Catalin SEO
  • 48:07 Code quality checking tools
  • 50:50 Kalen’s updated twitter bio
  • 51:55 Phil lists some of his “dumb” ideas
  • 54:20 New MageMail feature – Recommendation engine based on purchase history

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Interview with Rafael Dohms

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Episode 15: Mental Health in the Tech Industry

In this episode, Jeff and Matt discuss mental health, a very important and very personal topic. There is a lot of great work being done right now in our industry to bring awareness to issues of mental health including > prompt by EngineYard, Open Sourcing Mental Illness by Ed Finkler, and #HackTheStigma, among others. This discussion talks about our thoughts on the topic in general as well as gets into personal experiences.

If you or someone you know is dealing with mental health issues, you are not alone.

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It’s the Booze Talking – Zendcon 2014

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This week we sit down with four developer evangelist and discuss the pros and cons of the job.

Guests include:

Jeremy Mikola

Twitter: @jmikola
Blog: jmikola.net
Company: MongoDB

Mike Stowe

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Blog: mikestowe.com
Company: Mulesoft
RAML: raml.org

Derick Rethans

Twitter: @derickr
Blog: derickrethans.nl
Walking the London Loop
Company: MongoDB

Beth Tucker-Long

Twitter: @e3BethT
Blog: alittleofboth.com
Company: Code Climate

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Episode 52: True North PHP 2014

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On a cold winter’s night in the far north, Chris and Ed recorded a podcast at the True North PHP 2014 hackathon event. It was loud and fun! We’re joined by special guest Ben Ramsey and others to talk about organizing conferences and generally being awesome. Enjoy!

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