Software Development Articles

First Experiences with Symfony 4 & the Symfony Community

First Experiences with Symfony 4 & the Symfony Community

April 30, 2017

Recently, I decided to learn the basics of the Symfony (4) framework, so that I could better understand one of my client’s applications, and provide better support to it. I never expected to use such a well-rounded framework. Nor did I expect to encounter such an engaged and supportive community. Here’s the story.

Sometimes, Answers Lie In Plain Sight

Sometimes, Answers Lie In Plain Sight

April 10, 2017

Have you ever been stuck on a problem and thought that the answer had to be complex or sophisticated. Did you ultimately find that you overcomplicated the situation? If you do, don’t fret. It happens to all of us at times. Come with me today, as we consider how to not get lost in complicated answers to simple questions.

Reflections on Ruby from a PHP Developer

Reflections on Ruby from a PHP Developer

April 10, 2016

I’ve been looking to break away from PHP and web-based development for some time now. But doing so has been a case of easier said than done. Recently, though, I’ve managed to make a breakthrough.