Someday we’ll all do this.
How to handle legacy code without refactoring half the application. A light introduction to the grandfather pattern.
This concept falls in the “perfect is the enemy of good” camp. Developers tend to get caught up in perfect but sometimes good is the best we can do in the moment.
PHP 8 is going to be another big release with some welcome improvements. We’ll be adding it to our test flow as soon as possible.
.. I optimize my setup to showing really, really good letters.
For programmers this is a MUST.
This article by our own @scottkeckwarren goes over how to use #TDD in #PHP with @phpunit and some basics for how to get your #developmentTeam invested. It is behind a paywall.
The main take away for this is that while Microsoft isn’t going to support PHP in the near future there will still be community support.
This is a huge readability improvement and I’ll be happy to see this in #PHP8. 🤞
PHP 8 is introducing a
match conditional statement that is similar to a
switch but it’s more terse. It seems like an improvement to the
switch statement but I’ve never seen switch statement that couldn’t have been replaced by polymorphism or helper functions.
Scott is the Director of Technology at WeCare Connect where he strives to provide solutions for his customers needs. He's the father of two and can be found most weekends working on projects around the house with his loving partner.