Software Engineer based in Manchester, UK.
Businesses are usually around for longer than individual employees' tenures. At some point, someone else has to take over your workload. If you have an owner mindset rather than a custodian mindset this is difficult. Handovers are not easy. Trying to cover all bases and think of everything you might
Laravel Facades came in for some criticism a couple of years ago. https://www.reddit.com/r/PHP/comments/1zpm0y/laravel_lets_talk_about_facades/ http://paul-m-jones.com/archives/5952 https://www.brandonsavage.net/lets-talk-about-facades/ I've got a greenfield project at work using Lumen (Laravel Lite), which is what's brought
Genuine question: In what other fields of employment does a person take it on themselves to learn, grow and develop their skills, on their own time? Furthermore, this is done not only without resentment but is openly embraced. Books (some quite expensive!) are purchased and read, GitHub profiles are maintained,
Frequently, companies will specify in job adverts that a potential candidate must have an arbitrary number of years' experience. Such requirements amuse me, as the experience metric is flawed. For me, it shows a lack of understanding and a lack of thought. For the purposes of analogy, take football as