Puphpeteer, 25 Years of PHP, and Joe Ferguson

In Episode 24

Eric, John, and Oscar discuss some of the articles in the September 2019 issue “Master of Puppets”.


  • History of PHP, celebrating “25 Years of PHP”, and the Impact Awards at php[world]
  • Using Puphpeteer to automate Chromium browser tasks and testing.
  • Code style, and refactoring legacy code.
  • Code editors from VIM (and why Eric thinks everyone must learn it) to PHPStorm and Visual Studio Code.
  • Promoting speaker diversity at conferences.
  • Joe Ferguson joins to chat about generating PDFs with PHP, networking via user groups and conferences, migrating to Laravel 6, Homestead, and Open Sourcing Mental Illness (osmi.org).

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Frontend Fundamentals and Chris Hartjes

In Episode 19

Eric, John, and Oscar record together again to discuss the April 2019 issue on the new frontend fundamentals, php[tek], and quite a lot more about web browsers than anyone anticipated.


  • Eric and John get a look behind the scenes into what goes into producing each magazine issue.
  • From the March magazine issue: new features of CSS, caching application output, templating and Twig, managing support issues, and more
  • Chatting with Chris Hartjes, php[tek] testing track chair, podcasting, community conferences and getting the most out of one, and working at Mozilla.

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Episode 9: Testing in Practice

In this Episode

Our hosts, Eric van Johnson and John Congdon dive into Testing in Practice and the April 2018 issue of php[architect] magazine. Share your thoughts on the topics covered and leave a comment below.


  • Eric and John discuss unit testing, test suites, static analysis, authentication with Laravel and more.
  • Oscar talks about the importance of training for employees, rants against image carousels, and requirements gathering.
  • An interview with Robert Basic, one of the contributors to Mockery.

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MageTalk Episode 84 – A “Clothing Optional” Environment (feat. Kevin Schroeder)

Show Notes

  • 01:33 – Magento Masters
  • 14:13 – Kevin Schroeder