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10+ games for your Left Brain — 15/07/2019

Edit: I've had quite a few people telling me that the Left brain / Right brain is a myth, I'm just here to share some cool games and it was a nice catch phrase but feel free to do some research on…

Dependency injection with Behat (and PHP-DI) — 29/12/2016

Konstantin Kudryashov (alias @everzet) gave us a nice present when releasing Behat 3.3.0 on Christmas! 🎅 The main feature of this new version is Helper containers which is something I did not…

Metabase with kittens — 10/12/2016

As you read in the previous blog Easy charting with Metabase, I became quite fond of this tool this year. I believe it's a great and easy way to display simple data, and the quality for an…

Five Game Jams — 24/07/2016

My job is to code for the web (mostly), but I have always dreamt to create games, and thought that this was too different or too hard for me to do properly, until I changed my mind very…

Easy charting with Metabase — 03/07/2016

These past few monthes we've made a brand new iPhone application for Diwi (dating app in French only, but do take a look!), and as we did a cool start with more than 2K active users in two weeks, we…

10 tips with Behat3 and Mink — 07/12/2015

I've been in 💖 with Behat for years now, and when @matthieunapoli asked me about how to setup Behat3 in one of his project I realized that I'm using some tricks in my scenarios, so I might as well…

Blackfire.io review — 28/11/2015

I was at the Forum PHP 2015 this year and, just like last year, blackfire.io was sponsoring the event. I decided to give them another chance because the first version I tried last year was a bit raw…

The Ultimate print versus echo benchmark — 01/04/2015

Single quotes VS double quotes, sizeof() VS count(), for VS while… A lot of questions have torn the PHP community appart for decades but one of the most debated question is: What is fastest? print…