What we've been reading

Machine Learning Crash Course

Google releases a Machine Learning crash course.

Archiving the project: suspending the development

Goodnight PhantomJS...

Let Blackfire profile all requests while you browse

Blackfire releases mechanism to profile all requests as you browse.

Update: Connect to Slack over IRC and XMPP

Slack is dropping support for IRC/XMPP.

A 1.3-Tbs DDoS Hit GitHub, the Largest Yet Recorded

Github recently survived the biggest DDoS attack ever recorded.

I did mob programming every day for 5 months. Here’s what I learnt.

One guy's positive experience with "Mob Programming".

Everything Easy is Hard Again

Great article talking about the complexities of modern web development.

Quickly review changed functions in your PHP pull requests

GitHub introduces way for PHP developers to easily review changed functions.

--force considered harmful; understanding git's --force-with-lease

Use git --force-with-lease so that the branch is only updated if it is in the expected state.

Podcasts we've been listening to

80: Tom Schlick - Building Multitenant Applications

Great podcast from Adam Wathan on writing multi-tenancy web apps.

About the author

Tom Houdmont

Tom Houdmont

Tom is a Solution Architect at Box UK. He likes learning about exciting new technologies, solving difficult problems, and promoting teamwork and transparency on his projects.

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