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Giving developers a book and telling them to read it will not upskill them, they need to put those ideas into practice. If you have a shelf full of dev books and no discussion groups around software and design, then you're cargo-culting training.


Do I know anyone contracting in Canada that might have time for a quick contract/sysadmin work upgrading a debian box to 7? I may know someone looking to have this done remotely, and wanting a Canadian business to quote/invoice. DM me or email - Thanks!

Be happy for other people's good fortunes - you'll be guaranteed to be happy about something each day, and it'll make you a better person πŸ˜€

There's a group on Strava now, thanks to Matt Trask :-)

We're hiring to fill a new vacancy due to changes of role on my team (...and because we're growing too). php and JavaScript essential - more details in my tweet at:

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Any podcasters that self-host their podcast have any tips on good analytics packages so you can track amount of listeners and times listened? All these podcast hosting companies have it, so it should not be hard. But how?

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Sometimes it pays to stay in bed on Monday, rather than spending the rest of the week debugging Monday's code.

-- Dan Salomon

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Considering to hire a full-time developer in Alfeld (Leine), Germany. Not decided on any details yet, but if anyone is looking for work right now, we can talk.

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Article 11 and Article 13 accepted by the EU. This is not good

Does anybody else here use v.1.1? I can't understand how calling $this->render in a controller doesn't seem to pass all specified parameters in one action/method but does in another. halp?

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mysterious door opening when nobody's around:

ghost or cat?

fave for ghost
boost for cat

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Hey, #Keybase users: If you'd like to see Mastodon support in Keybase (which is just *perfect* in a federated network to verify people) and have a GitHub account: make sure to voice your wish, +1ing this comment on the related issue. That might make it happen!

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I'm just going to go ahead and say it: #PHP is... not as shitty as I had expected. Sure, it has its warts, but it's also extremely practical, gets out of my way, and lets me iterate quickly.

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Feel free to join us on the Fediverse!

As the community grows there, the quality of discussion and connections also grows. Read more about Mastodon and the Fediverse here:

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we need to bring back the Bastard Operator from Hell, as a web developer

If you only ever do pen test fixes/sprints towards the end if your project deadlines, you're doing it wrong.

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I’ve added Creative Commons emojis to the Mastodon instance, courtesy of @Curator :

:cc_cc:​ cc_cc
:cc_by:​ cc_by
:cc_sa:​ cc_sa
:cc_nd:​ cc_nd
:cc_nc_us:​ cc_nc_us
:cc_nc_eu:​ cc_nc_eu
:cc_nc_jp:​ cc_nc_jp
:cc_pd:​ cc_pd
:cc_zero:​ cc_zero
:cc_remix:​ cc_remix
:cc_share:​ cc_share

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Next month's Security Corner is all queued up. Taking requests for further topics. If you write #PHP and care about #security, what do you want to learn most?

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