Recent Posts by Davey Shafik

Composer: It’s All About the Lock File

Composer: It’s All About the Lock File

Composer is the defacto standard for package management in PHP. It’s simple, effective, and has become ubiquitous in the community.

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On Love, Open Source, and Community

On Love, Open Source, and Community

I often tell people that I have the best job in the world. Yes, it comes with it’s pitfalls. We work hard, we play harder. But it’s not the people, the parties, the exotic locales, the wardrobe of conference t-shirts, and bookshelves full of swag that make it so amazing. I love this job, because it lets me love the things that are important to me the most that I can.

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Managing Frontend Dependencies & Deployment Part 3: Yeoman

Managing Frontend Dependencies & Deployment Part 2: Yeoman

Note: This is part three in our Frontend Dependency & Deployment series, read part 1 on Bower, and part 2 on Gulp.
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Managing Frontend Dependencies & Deployment Part 2: Gulp

Managing Frontend Dependencies & Deployment Part 2: Gulp

Note: This is part two in our Frontend Dependency & Deployment series, read part 1 on Bower, and part 3 on Yeoman.
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Celebrating 10 Years of PHP 5.0.0

Celebrating 10 Years of PHP 5.0.0

Ten years ago yesterday on July 13th 2004, PHP 5.0.0 was unleashed onto the world. Bringing with it the Zend Engine 2, effectively a brand new PHP.

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