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- Enter The Gopherverse
- New Job, Who Dis?
- Searching for Kid-Friendly Searching
- This Post Was Written by GitHub Copilot
- Take the Scenic Route
- Life Is Too Short to Waste Time
- 5 Simple Things I Do Every Morning to Sabotage My Day
- What Our Children Deserve
- Get a Typewriter. Write a Friend.
- 5 Git Aliases I Can’t Live Without
- Fix Spaghetti Code and Other Pasta-Theory Antipatterns
- An Introduction to Vagrant Aliases
- 4 Tired Developer Debates That Need to Just Die Already
- Write Clean PHP Code (or “else”)
- Lazy, Stupid, and Mean: The Art of Writing Defensive Documentation
- Establishing a Documentation Strategy: A Practical Template
- Writing a Damn Good README File
- Host Your Own Internet Radio Station
- # Always Be Commenting
- Never Install a Thing Again (Except Docker)
- Putting the “Code” in Configuration Management
- The Life and Times of Configuration Management: A Brief History
- Soft(there): Dealing With Deprecations
- Soft(where): Where Does Software Come From?
- Trust, but Verify
- The Ins-and-Outs of Package Management
- The Linux (R)evolution
- Apple, Updates, and You
- Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Microsoft Windows Updates
- Introducing Eloquent Interactions: A Command Pattern Implementation for Laravel
- Magento on Vagrant: Lessons Learned
- Beyond the Ban: Creatively Enforcing Rules Without Losing Players
:: the mud coders guild
- (Updated) Speeding Up the Craft CMS Admin Dashboard
- Why We Review
- Good Code Is Subjective, Documentation Is Not
- Incident Management and Continuous Integration, a Partnership for Success
- Messing with the GitHub Contribution Graph
- MIME Type Validation Sucks
- Connecting to a PostgreSQL Database in Vagrant with PSequel
- The Rise and Fall of the Free Lance
- Convenience Is Making Me Lazy and Poor
- Setting Up CloudFlare SSL for Laravel on Heroku
- How (and why) to Perform a Project Audit
- I'm Not a Writer, and so Can You!
- What is Full Stack Deployment?
- Leveraging AWS Spot Instances for Continuous Integration
- API Design: A Documentation-first Approach
- Why Vagrant is the Best Developer Environment
- How to Force Installation of Vagrant Plugins
- Running CodeIgniter Controllers in the Command Line
- PHP Binary Search Tree Implementation
- PHP Queue and Stack Implementations
- Quickly Determine If Two Strings Are Anagrams in PHP
- A Linked List Implementation in PHP