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Hi! I have been paying my bills programming in PHP for over a decade with WP being what got me into the language originally.

I have a number of personal projects that I work on with the PHP Plates based static site generator Tapestry being the one that consumes the most spare time.

I thoroughly enjoy working with, and helping others and would very much like to be more involved in the PHP community at large.

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Hello everyone !

πŸ“’ πŸ”΄ URGENT πŸ”΄

An awesome software is dying, because its #developper has not time anymore to care of it.

It's an alternative of Adobe AfterEffect : Natron (

Please, can Mastodon community search for a C++ dev, which want to maintain it ? or search for a company which work with free software ? It's very important.

Boost very appreciated

Thanks in advance for your contribution !

#Dev #Mastodon #C++ #Python

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what up, i'm kate, im 26, and i never fucking learned how to log off

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This 7-minute utopian sci-fi film, narrated by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and animated by Molly Crabapple, is very good. It imagines a future where we decide to take climate change seriously and, through the Green New Deal, work to change everything about our society

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Though they can look like they're fairly dense, planetary nebulae are often better vacuums than we can make on Earth. #astrophoto

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Bigotry isn't ok just because it's directed at a horrible person. Be careful about who you're hurting in the process


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Microsoft's eBook store is shutting down and with it all your books will disappear, too.

Just a reminder to be cautious when purchasing digital goods (and the reason why I still prefer to buy my games on disc and books in paper).

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A warning for those who build a livelihood on proprietary systems and services:

Cloud9 (cloud IDE, deployment, and hosting) was bought by Amazon a few years ago, and is now shutting down its original service this December, leaving users scrambling who don't want to migrate to AWS.

* One user has 147 Cloud9 projects that he doesn't know what to do with;

* Another spent countless hours building course-ware and video tutorials that are now completely useless.

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I had been browsing eBay for vintage 286 cases from which to build a sleeper computer and stumbled upon this beauty.

It's a PC-D/PC-X S26361-K116-V1 from the early 80's and its beautiful, just look at those lines!

Sadly it's on sale for Β£299 and thats way too much for just a case, and its such a beautifully unique machine I would hate to butcher it for a DIY project.

For those interested:
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It's the end of the internet as we know it... and this is why I browse with JavaScript disabled by default 🎢

... and if I still see this junk I close the tab.
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This is another unfinished one from my archive; I have cropped it to the most complete part of the image - the heels.

I really like this crop as an image in its own right.
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Boosting as an image so I don't annoy those with screen readers with the emoji spam.

This bot account is quite pretty and a nice addition to my home feed @tiny_gardens
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Passwords on their own are becoming increasingly insecure and that's always going to be the case. Using long garbled passwords with a password manager and 2fa on everything is the best bet to keep your shit secure.

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Dear user of the fediverse,

today, it is my birthday. I have but one request, and I am sure you already know what it is. But, I will still choose to reiterate myself.

For my birthday, as a gift, I would like some boosts. I hope you can fulfill my request.
Thank you in advance.


Evelien "Citrus" Twee

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ActivityPub 0.1.0 has been released. You can work with all ActivityStreams 2.0 Types and more... in #PHP.

Feel free to submit issues and pull requests for enhancements/bugfixes.

#ActivityPub #ActivityStreams

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#Pine64 has some pre #FOSDEM announcements.

Biggest one is the #PinebookPro.

14" 1080p display
**usb-c**, with power input and video output
#Rockchip #RK3399

and the usual laptop features. target price, US$199! I look forward to getting #OpenBSD running well on this #arm64 system.

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For future reference if you use an alternative configuration file in PHPStorm for your PHPUnit Run/Debug config it doesn't get applied to ad-hoc method tests unless you set the "Default configuation file" property under "Test Runner" in the "Test Frameworks" config pane.

If this helps just one other from wasting a morning figuring out why their tests run as a batch but not when filtered as a singular it will have been worth documenting. #php
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Welcome to the PHP Community on Mastodon! We're a friendly little Mastodon instance providing a place for PHP developers to discuss topics related to PHP, as well as topics unrelated to PHP. First and foremost, we're about building community, and that doesn't always involve technical discussion, so feel free to go off-topic and have fun.

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