Things we've been reading
What is the Truck-Factor of popular Github repositories?
Interesting article about popular repositories on Github and their 'Truck-Factor' (what we'd normally call bus factor).
Agile Cymru Highlights
A few members of the team recently attended Agile Cymru right here in Cardiff, here is a write up of some of the highlights.
The Cool Front End Developer
You may have seen a post called 'the boring front end developer' recently: http://adamsilver.io/articles/the-boring-front-end-developer/
Well now someone has done a response to that entitled 'the cool front end developer' http://www.mattzabriskie.com/blog/the-cool-front-end-developer - I think both raise relative points and you probably want to pitch yourself somewhere in the middle. Also, wouldn't be right not to mention the other amusing response 'the mediocre front end developer': http://gurukhalsa.me/2015/the-mediocre-front-end-developer/
Testing is Not a Choice
Really nice post about the different levels of testing and various 'costs'.
Docker for PHP Developers
One of the best introductions to docker I've seen.
5 Ways to Optimise Symfony Baseline Performance
Benjamin Eberlie has outlined 5 ways to improve the baseline performance of a symfony application.
12 Little-Known CSS Facts (The Sequel)
12 more little known CSS facts from Louis Lazaris. Some of these look like they could be really useful.
The Melbourne treemail phenomenon
Trees with email addresses (You've got Treemail).
Tools that have interested us
Phabricator is an open source tool for managing software projects: code reviews, bug tracking, documentation, etc.
Nice way of finding popular and trending PHP packages.
Videos we've been watching
Paul Lewis and Jake Archibald talking about various frontend stuff.