Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Backwards Compatibility Is For Suckers

Yes, you read that right. If your project aims to provide backwards compatibility as a primary goal, you're a sucker. Tons of popular software projects from PHP to Microsoft Windows have stated goals of providing Backwards Compatibility between releases. And yes, I am here to say that they are doing it wrong.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Google Glass - A First Impression

This past Thursday evening I picked up my Explorer edition of Google Glass. I was lucky enough to have my #ifihadglass tweet chosen to receive the chance to pay an arm and a leg to get them. Needless to say, I did choose to pony up the cash, and on Thursday evening I walked home with my brand new piece of technology dangling off of my right temple. Since first impressions are often strong, but can be misleading, I chose to wait until I had used them for a few days before writing my thoughts. So here they are:

Friday, June 7, 2013

PHP, Under The Hood Slides

Today, I did a talk at The Dutch PHP Conference 2013 on how PHP works under the hood. Click through for the slides!