Stuff I've learnt. That's a hell of a lot of stuff. As the saying goes, "every day is a school day" and I absolutely subscribe to that fact. My posts here are somewhat few and far between which is in itself an odd thing as the idea was that this repository of words was to be a reminder to myself of what I'd learnt, or handy tips that I'd later refer back to. It doesn't appear that I've carried that off somewhat...read more
Tonight at BrightonPHP we welcomed down Michael Cullum to speak to the group on "How we build phpBB: The Next Generation". Michael is part of the core team for phpBB as well as a back-end Symfony2 developer and organiser of the PHP Surrey user group. I used phpBB a fair while ago and hadn't had a good introduction to it, so I was interested to see how far it had come in that time.read more
This weekend I ventured up north once again to attend the PHPNW14 conference in Manchester. Last year was the first time I'd been, having heard so many great things about it, and it didn't disappoint. It wasn't a hard decision to make about coming back in 2014!read more
I've been investigating how to integrate tagging in git repositories (hosted at GitHub) with JIRA versions. Smartcommits work great for tickets vs commits, but I wanted to get more integration with regards to releases and processes around that.
But using the JIRA API wasn't as clear as it could have been with regards to the right user credentials for authentication.read more