Interview with Chris Weber

Blog : https://www.drupal.org/u/cosmicdreams

Twitter: @chris_m_weber

Links to sessions mentioned

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Episode 10: Titles and Classifications

In this episode Jeff and Matt continue their conversation about careers by discussing their thoughts on titles and classifications of developers. If you’ve ever asked “what is a senior developer?” or even “am I a senior developer?” this episode is for you.

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Specs, Implementations, and New Engines OH MY!

This week Ben and Phil are joined by core PHP developer extraordinaires Andrea Faulds and Levi Morrison.

We discuss the new PHP engine spec, various RFCs, and all things internals. Also PHP 6 is officially dead, let’s have a moment of silence.

You can find more announcements, episodes and random stuff on iTunes Store, Twitter, Google, YouTube and… you get the idea. Follow for free Sturgeon points and eternal happiness.

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The False Decline of PHP – Lately in PHP podcast episode 50

By Manuel Lemos
It seems the popularity of PHP continues to upset people that do not sympathize with the language for some reason. The release of yet another article claiming the PHP decline was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins in the episode 50 of the Lately in PHP podcast.

They also discussed the latest decisions about the features being planned for PHP 7, the last release of PHP 5.3 and PHP 5.4 going into security releases mode, and the (Facebook) PHP language specification effort.

Now listen to the podcast, or watch the hangout video or read the transcript to learn more about the details of these interesting PHP discussions.

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Episode 3 – Developer experience

In this much belated episode we talk about developer experience and getting new coders into your open source project. The episode features not one, but two interviews. First up we have a short talk with Ryan Weaver about the DX initiative and the DX hack

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Interview with Tess Flynn and Larry Garfield

Blog: http://deninet.com/
Twitter: @socketwench

Links to sessions mentioned

Design Systems and Drupal Unified Worldview with Larry Garfield

Example Module Ain’t Core Ain’t Contrib Neither with Tess Flyne

Star Trek Voyager Model More Inclusive Drupal Community with Fredric Mitchell

Twin Cities Drupal Camp on You Tube

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Interview with Beth Tucker Long

Blog: http://www.alittleofboth.com/
Twitter: @e3BethT

Madison PHP Conference

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The Future of PHP 7 Is Bright – Lately in PHP podcast episode 49

By Manuel Lemos
With the plans to bring the PHPNG performance improvements, the future PHP 7 is bright. That was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and César Rodas in the episode 49 of the Lately in PHP podcast.

They also talked about the discussions of Node.js developers moving on to the Go language and the parallel of PHP developers moving to the Facebook Hack language, the proposals to drop PEAR for Pickle as PHP extension installer and several other PHP proposals, and the latest and future improvements of the PHP Classes site user interface features.

Now listen to this podcast, or watch the hangout video, or read the transcript text to learn more about what was said during these interesting PHP discussions.

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Episode 9: Career Development

In this episode Jeff and Matt discuss experiences with career management and career development. This was the first ever live recording of an episode, broadcast over Google Hangouts on Air. With the help of the kind folks in the IRC channel (#looselycoupled on Freenode) this episode covers topics such as salary negotiation, when to ask for a raise or promotion, how to plan a career plan, how to deal with co-workers in difficult situations, and a few other pieces of advice about successfully navigating a career as a developer.

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Episode 6: The One Where We Didn’t Even Get to Our Scheduled Topic

Beau and Dave give updates on all sorts of things. So much so, they manage to not even get to the topic they actually expected to talk about. Fun times!

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