What to watch this week, the Magento Fireside Chats on testing. On this series of hangouts Magento developers come together to discuss their different approaches to testing, covering a variety of tools like Selenium, PHPUnit, PHPSpec, Menta and more. Episode List Episode 1: In this episode Vinai Kopp will show...

What to watch this week, an amazing talk by Max Lynch from Ionic, where we recalls his experiences while creating the Ionic framework. Great Insights for anyone looking to start an open source project regardless if is a framework or not. Max Lynch presents at the 2014 Midwest Mobile Summit...

As a full-time Magento Developer I deal with a very specific kind of PHP every single day; this can at time get rather boring since rarely one can apply new technologies or programming concepts. One of the new languages that keeps grabbing my attention is HACK, which is almost identical...

I apologize beforehand if this article is more of a rant than usual. The inspiration for the "Swiss Army Knife Syndrome" came from my frustration in dealing with project managers, clients, and even other developers, that think in too much of a narrow, particular way. I call it the "Swiss...

If you have been working with PHP for a while, chances are that you have come across with a project, extension or script that requires to be tested on multiple PHP versions, for simple CLI scripts this seems easy enough but what happens when you are working with complex applications,...