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Author Archives: Mark Baker
Tonight at midnight (local time) I become a “citizen of nowhere”.
Four or five years ago, the most popular talk that I gave at conferences was entitled “A Functional Guide to Cat Herding with PHP Generators” (the cats proved a very enjoyable talking point at every event where I gave it, … Continue reading
There was a time, back when I was working with PHP 5, when I found the Standard PHP Library (SPL) an extremely powerful and useful toolbox; and I particularly enjoyed working with SPL’s Iterators and Datastructures. Sadly, SPL was always … Continue reading
I’m always nervous when I speak at a conference or in front of a user group; but I also enjoy sharing my passion and excitement for things that I’ve learned, or new tools that I’ve discovered. That makes it particularly … Continue reading
At New Year, many people write a retrospective of the old year, and about their hopes and dreams for the new. The roots for my own changes over the last year really lie earlier: 2017 was the year when a … Continue reading
I’ve written before about the benefits of using PHP’s Anonymous Classes for test doubles; but Anonymous Classes also have potential usecases within production code as well. In this article I’m going to describe one such usecase that can be particularly … Continue reading