Senior-developers are overrated
2 June 2022
This post is a mix of multiple topics yet what they have in common is exactly the title. Actually, every tier-role that has demand on the market is overrated.
Named parameters in PHP8
10 May 2022
Have you ever dreamed of shooting your legs with tools which were designed particularly for that purpose? Then this might be just a thing for you.
How to write tests properly in PHP (part 1)
3 November 2021
Testing is tough. It may seem simple but has a lot of pitfalls even for developers with many years of experience. Situation is even worse because there is no way for a novice tester to validate them without a skilled mentor. This guide is a way to avoid some common pitfalls and give general rule of thumb for writing tests in PHP.
Why I do love test-driven development
31 July 2021
Today I want to speak about development approach I prefer the most. It is awesome, and I would recommend it to everyone who wants to improve his coding and architectural skills. I will absolutely not say that TDD(test-first) is better than TLD(test-last) because there is no point in that. At the best it will end up with "if you do it right you can't do it wrong". I will write about that someday in different post.
Pros and cons of an overtime
15 July 2021
Okay, okay, it's a trap. I will not speak about pros of an overtime. They are very subjective and controversial, and I am trying to pass some valid solid point. Almost every developer knows what overtime is. It sometimes has different nature, but it is always about spending your own time to do a job. So, what is wrong with overtime?