Patent trolls are back? Kalen’s fasting from social media. Renewed fears around End of Life begin to surface as Magento 2.2 is just 11 months away from We’re gearing up for Meet Magento New York and there’s a ton of news as conference season kicks into gear.
With the bug bounty drama behind us we follow up with a rant about the state of the Community and reactionist attitudes to every change that has happened in 2018. Phillip goes on a rant, the guys discuss what long-term-support means and the future of PHP 7.2 support in Magento 1, new concerns around End of Life of Magento 2.2 begin to circle. Listen now!
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Fresh off of hosting WavePHP in San Diego, Eric van Johnson and John Congdon put the finishing touches on the latest episode. Share your thoughts on the topics covered and leave a comment below.
- Eric and John talk about stickers, forthcoming PHP 7.3 improvements like garbage collection, how to make estimates, penetration testing for security, job hunting, and more.
- Sammy Kaye Powers joins to discuss podcasting, swing dancing, and challenges when upgrading legacy applications. He touches on why you should upgrade,receiving active support from the PHP internals team, the upgrade path once you’re on PHP 7, deprecated features which most projects have to face, handling exceptions, and dealing with uniform variable syntax. Finally, he previews what might be added in PHP 8.
**Prior to publication Magento and Adobe announced that they would be monetizing the new bug bounty program hosted at HackerOne. For more information read the ZDNet article which covers the story as it is evolving. **
“We really do need to get to a place where the Magento community assumes the best until it sees the worst.” – Matt Asay. In this episode Kalen and Phillip unpack the changes to the bug bounty program and the community reaction to it. Listen now!
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Our twelfth episode is in the can, thanks to Eric van Johnson and John Congdon. Share your thoughts on the topics covered and leave a comment below.
- Eric and John discuss freelancing and how it changed John’s life, regular expressions, PhpStorm, and how the PHP community gets together.
- Oscar talks about trying to use Xdebug regularly and the value of debugging tools in general.
- An interview with Mark Niebergall on his Xdebug article, his day to day work, and working remotely.
Is open source the future of enterprise? Is open source a safe bet? This episode of MageTalk After Dark we run the gamut of IRCE review to PWA niceties.