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Running functional tests in parallel with Codeception

Using functional tests in Codeception you can verify that components within your application work well together and it is perhaps the most worthwhile way to test controllers. The downside of these tests are that the…

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You Need To Do What You Need To Do

One of the topics in The Art of Asking that I think more developers should be aware of is that you need to do what you need to do to do your thing. This sounds vague, but it is true. In the book, Amanda Palmer uses s…

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The Judge

Sometimes it feels like we are in a constant courtroom: We, all of us, constantly judge other people. And I mean, constantly. The person you see on TV, the person that walks by you on the street, the person that comes …

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I Want To Support

I have been blogging in the past months about asking , as I think it is quite important to realize asking is not wrong at all. When Joshua posted his slightly controversial post about elePHPants I felt it made a goo…

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Take The Scenic Route

Yesterday was a really hard day at work. Lots of meetings, tough topics, lots of stress, lots of frustration. So when I went home, I didn’t take my usual route, but decided to exit the highway a bit earlier than usua…

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Finding a job without a recruiter

Earlier this week we had a discussion in the PHPNL Slack chat about finding jobs and using recruiters for this purpose. Some people had used recruiters to find their job and were stating that they might not have foun…

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On code reviews

Recently we’ve had some discussion on the PHPNL Slack community about code reviews. It’s an interesting topic that I’ve been meaning to blog about for quite a while already (and I’ve written about it for Wis…

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