August 12, 2015

On Community Silos

Before starting this conversation (I really hope it becomes a conversation) I would like to concede a few points. This may also give insight as to where my observations are coming from. I am a PHP Developer. Professionally since 2005, Hobbyist since 1998/1999. I am an active member in the PHP Community. I am an active member in the Laravel Community. I love Laravel and have been using it since...

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August 6, 2015

Upload Test Artifacts From Travis-CI to Amazon AWS S3

I've spent a lot of time the past few days trying to get test artifacts to upload to Amazon's AWS S3. I've also spent a lot of time correcting typos from "artifcats" to "artifacts". I'm not sure what an "artifcat" is, but I know what a test artifact is. A test artifact is some file that is created during a test. In my specific case it's the _output folder from my Codeception acceptance tests....

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August 2, 2015

Speaking at ZendCon 2015 in Las Vegas!

I have been selected to give two talks at ZendCon 2015 in Las Vegas! This will be my first ZendCon and the first time they have opened up to having other framework talks. I will be talking about Laravel and DevOps and judging from all of the other Laravel speakers also selected, there will be a lot of great Laravel content represented.

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