Category Archives: opinion

PHP Traits: If they weren’t evil, they’d be funny

When traits first saw the light of day, with the release of PHP 5.4, I didn’t really think much of it. I believed (and still do) that the alleged shortcomings of single inheritance exist mainly in the mind of the … Continue reading

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DRY madness in programming

I am a developer. Like most programmers, I try to follow the mantra¬†“Be lazy, don’t write code that¬†already has been written”. I preach this general truth to anyone who wants to hear it, and even more to those who don’t … Continue reading

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Trapped in heaven

Warning – I’ve written this post in one fell swoop, and I am going to click the publish button within the next minute. I’ll be editing out the rough patches in the next few days. The topic of this post, … Continue reading

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