150: PHP was not designed for that?! with Joe Watkins

In this weeks episode we catch-up with Joe Watkins. We start off discussion with a recent blog post he wrote about the unhelpful ‘just because you can, doesn’t mean you should’ response he sees surrounding some of his PHP extensions. From here we move on to highlight a debugger you can ‘composer require’, reasons behind creating such a tool and how it works. This leads us on to mention some updates to uopz for PHP 7 support, a weak references RFC he has recently published and future plans for PHP. Finally, we wrap up by talking about a CommonMark extension he has published, and how CQL provides the ability to efficiently traverse a document.


109: John Hacks North Korea

This month the team discusses

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149: Software Design with Scott Wlaschin

In this weeks episode we are lucky to have Scott Wlaschin back on the show to discuss design within software. We start off by highlighting leaky abstractions, adopted tool-chains and transpiling languages into JavaScript. From here we move on to talk about what makes ‘good code’, and how evaluating this is heavily reliant on the requirements and context you are in. Finally, we discuss how OO and FP software architectures differ, advantages of being explicit over implicit and information-hiding at API boundaries.


MageTalk Episode 172 – “The Magento Community Productivity Quotient”

“They thought I did it in Node.js and I did it in jQuery and they emoji’d me to death” Kalen reacts to the livestream and Phillip talks about the SD Accelerator, Magento 2.0 End of Life, long-term support, the coming onslaught of B2B into our Magento builds.

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108:This is American – Privacy Edition

This month the team discusses privacy and the lack of it, in our current government

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Event sourcing, auditing, and finite state machines

Jake and Michael make their return to discuss event sourcing, auditing and reporting, and finite state machines after a busy real life schedule kept them away from recording for a month!

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