At Ride.com we built an autocomplete for addresses allowing us to switch map API providers without totally breaking our iOS and web apps, and instead all that broke was what remains of my sanity.
Usually this blog is about programming. I try to stick to what I know, but one thing I have a lot of experience with is pointing out shit arguments used to defend nonsense. The USA has been suffering from a bout of nonsense after the awful Charleston shooting, and here are my thoughts on that.
One of the most important parts of building any sort of HTTP API is to serialize data before you output it, and hardly anyone does it.
Anyone who knows me better than my Twitter profile will know I have a love/hate relationship with my reputation, and the online persona that goes with it.
The last PSR from the FIG to be sent out into the world, to be used by whoever felt like using it, was PSR-4: Autoloader. Now people are starting to hear about PSR-7, and they're starting to lolphp, wondering what has happened to PSR-5 and PSR-6.
Today was the feature freeze for PHP 7. That means no new votes can be started for a feature that is aimed at PHP 7.0, and would instead have to go into PHP 7.1.
A run through of the Return Void Type, why it can be useful and why some of the points against are not so strong to me.
Dear PHP Community: These are the folks behind The League of Extraordinary Packages, who you should know, but maybe do not.