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    Book Review: The Art of Readable Code

    by  • February 27, 2012 • Books, Pessoal/Off-topic, PHP, Reviews • 0 Comments

    Lately I have been very involved with code quality, not just in terms of testing and actually working, but also on a deeper level, readability and plain good architecture. At my previous employer we had been working for a good while already applying rules from “Object Calisthenics” a concept by Jeff Bay, a simple...

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    PHP Development in the Cloud by Ivo Jansch and Vito Chin

    by  • August 5, 2011 • Books, PHP • 3 Comments

    Cloud computing is finally reaching a point of maturity and leaving its early “hype” years behind. Ivo and Vito do a very good job of bringing the topic into a PHP developer’s world in a very concise and objective manner, without leaving important platforms and concepts behind. From the top the book sets down...

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    Review: The Art of Community – Jono Bacon

    by  • August 11, 2010 • Books, PHP, Reviews

    I must confess that Jono Bacon actually caught me by surprise. While I was following the creation process of the book (O’Reilly invited UG leaders to send feedback) I could have never imagined I would one day have something so useful for someone who deals with communities on a day to day basis. In...

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    HipHop for PHP: First look

    by  • February 6, 2010 • PHP, Software / Systems

    Just this tuesday Facebook announced a ambitious project called “HipHop for PHP”, if you missed it general opinion says you have been coding PHP in a cave. As I write this review no code has been posted yet, but Facebook has made a great move to open source the project so we can all...

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