Which projects have excellent documentation?

I continuously research how to improve the documentation that I write and how others perceive it. But what better way than to step back for a moment and see how others have done it? But surely I am biased by now. I ha…

Live templates in phpStorm

For phpDocumentor I have the strict rule to apply a File DocBlock on the top with the necessary legal information such as copyright, license information and where to find the homepage. Anytime I add a new file, I have …

phpStorm and component-based projects

For phpDocumentor I sometimes need to edit both a template and the main project in tandem to fix an issue. A sub-optimal solution as it is a clear sign of code coupling yet sometimes your template just relies on a bugf…

phpDocumentor, an update

In the past month so much has happened! So incredibly much has happened but none of it shows on Github unfortunately. You might be thinking that those phpDocumentor people are slacking while there is a crapton of Githu…

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…

Using Jetbrains’ Rider IDE with Unity

In my daily work I use phpStorm intensively and as such I have become used to the convenience that the IntelliJ family of products give. A little bit of background Aside from my work as PHP Developer I also creat…

I am coaching at WeCamp

For those of you who do not know WeCamp , it is a camp event where we work in teams of at most 5 people with a coach to create awesome projects in just under a week’s time. What’s so special about WeCamp is that i…

Running websites on a Docker Cluster using Rancher

For my company, Ingewikkeld, we are migrating all our services to run on a series of Droplets at DigitalOcean that together form a cluster of Docker containers. This setup should reduce the costs of all the separate …

Installing Symfony Flex and Prooph 7

Because I love to experiment with new technologies I decided today to set up a new event-sourced project using Symfony Flex and Prooph 7. In this blog post, I am going to describe my experiences when installing these, …