Since I joined City A.M., we’ve been gradually migrating away from Drupal 7 to a fully bespoke CMS built on Laravel. We had planned to do this anyway, but we accelerated parts of the migration as we hit issues that we were unable to solve. Here’s a summary of the main ones.
This week I read a tweet that really resonated with me: I'd love to see more conference talks around how to work with real life code. Tools and tips and tricks on refactoring and understanding. — Jon Kuperman (@jkup) March 24, 2016 I totally agree. However, this applies beyond coding. I’d like to see more […]
After a couple of years being mostly a manager, I’ve been looking to be a bit more hands on than I’ve been in quite some time.
Picture the scene: Your development team is getting more and more frustrated with the framework that a project was built on. Or you’ve taken on a new project, and the code is a mess. You don’t want to be stuck with that codebase forever. In a large project, you may not have the option or […]