Best practices

This is how we Jam!

by michal.warkocz on 30th January 2015

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A quick guide on how to win a Game Jam

Have you ever considered joining any coding marathon like a Game Jam, but were too afraid to do it? Or did you join one and it didn’t go as you planned? If your answer to any of those question was ‘Yes’ – don’t worry. It happened to most (if not all) of us. Here is a quick guide on how to organise your work and team to make a successful project during 48 hours. Although this guide is based on experience from Game Jam events, basic concept and rules are applicable to any coding marathon. Read the full article →

Magic Strings – No More!

by michal.warkocz December 30, 2014 Architecture
Thumbnail image for Magic Strings – No More! How many times have you had to work with some Legacy code? Was it readable? Silly question… But what was the main problem? If the code was written in an unclear way and you did not have any idea how to refactor it please visit my post under this LINK. I have recently stumbled across another […]
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Clean Code – Is my code always readable?

by michal.warkocz December 11, 2014 Architecture
Thumbnail image for Clean Code – Is my code always readable? Did you ever have to go back to a fragment of code that you wrote a month or year ago? How did it feel? Was it easy or did you have to figure out how it worked from scratch? If you need more than just one look, there is a good chance that you are […]
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Two Symfony Live videos every (web) developer must see

by Jakub Zalas March 19, 2011 Best practices
Few days ago videos from the Symfony Live conference in Paris were published. I have to say it was an excellent conference with many great talks and exceptional people. It not only covered Symfony or PHP topics but also more general things in the area of web development and best practices.
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Why automatic deployment of PHP applications is important?

by Jakub Zalas March 15, 2010 Best practices
There are many ways PHP applications are deployed on production servers. Some people use SCMs like Subversion to fetch latest revision of code. Others simply transfer the files via FTP, SSH or rsync. There is one problem with all of these approaches. They are error prone. File transfer is only part of the deployment process. […]
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Are company meetings useless?

by Agnieszka Gibowska February 5, 2010 HRM
The company life is all about communication be it direct, face-to-face or virtual and remote with colleagues, clients and company partners. Have you ever counted how many meetings you attend in the period of a month or a year? Many people’s work days consist of meetings almost entirely. After all these hours of discussing most […]
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