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Laravel News:
The Artisan Files: Chris Gmyr
Jan 09, 2015 @ 09:51:27

The Laravel News site has posted their latest in the "Artisan Files" series today, this time spotlighting Chris Gmyr, author of the larave-messenger package.

This week I’m happy to have Chris Gmyr share a little about himself in this weeks Artisan Files interview.

They talk some about Chris and his background as a developer as well as:

  • Why he originally created the laravel-messenger package
  • His thoughts on using Laravel and AngularJS
  • What his favorite Laravel feature is
  • Some of his "must have" apps

He also shares his thoughts on how development could change in the next ten years. Check out the full post for the answers to these and other questions.

tagged: artisanfiles laravel news chrisgmyr messenger interview

Link: https://laravel-news.com/2015/01/artisan-files-chris-gmyr/

Laravel News:
The Artisan Files: Sara Bine
Dec 15, 2014 @ 11:43:56

The Laravel News site has posted their latest interview in their "Artisan Files" series with this look into the world of Sara Bine, a developer from Denver, Colorado.

In the interview she answers questions about:

  • Her background in development and how she got started
  • What some of her favorite open source packages are
  • Her "must have" desktop and mobile applications are
  • Hobbies outside of development
  • Tips for people looking to make a career out of programming

She advises developers to try one new thing every day and building projects around things that interest you. Also...

As far as career advice goes, while I’m not far into my own career I’ll pass on the best advice I’ve received so far: it’s not up to you to decide if you’re qualified for a job, so don’t be afraid to apply.

If you're interested in other interviews with members of the Laravel community, check out the rest of the Artisan Files too!

tagged: artisanfiles laravel news sarabine community interview

Link: https://laravel-news.com/2014/12/artisan-files-sara-bine/

Laravel News:
The Artisan Files: Mathias Hansen
Dec 08, 2014 @ 10:46:48

The Laravel News site has published the latest in their "Artisan Files" interview series with members of the Laravel community. In this new post they talk with Mathias Hansen, a "developer, maker, and runs the Capital Laravel group."

In the interview Mathias answers questions about:

  • His background in development
  • What his day-to-day is like
  • The work he does running the Capital Laravel Group
  • Some of his favorite applications

You can find the answers to these and other questions in the full interview. If you enjoyed this look into the life of a Laravel-er, be sure to check out the archives.

tagged: artisanfiles laravel news mathiashansen community interview

Link: https://laravel-news.com/2014/12/artisan-files-mathias-hansen/

Laravel News:
The Artisan Files: Eric Barnes
Nov 24, 2014 @ 11:08:54

The Laravel News site has posted their latest interview with a member of the Laravel community (their Artisan Files series). This time they talk with Eric Barnes, the person behind the Laravel Newsletter.

This is a special edition of the Artisan Files series. Over the past few weeks I’ve had several people ask me to be interviewed and it wasn’t something I even considered. For this interview Taylor Otwell volunteered to ask the questions and if you have a question that wasn’t asked just leave a comment.

In the interview you'll learn some about Eric including:

  • How he got started in development (and involved with Laravel)
  • What inspired him to start the Laravel Newsletter
  • What applications he considers his "must haves"
  • Three things he thinks make for better programmers
  • His favorite conference talk

...and much more. Check out the full interview for the answers to these and other questions. Also, be sure to sign up for the newsletter to keep up to date on the Laravel community.

tagged: laravelnews interview artisanfiles ericbarnes newsletter

Link: http://laravel-news.com/2014/11/artisan-files-eric-barnes/

Laravel News:
The Artisan Files: Alex Dover
Nov 14, 2014 @ 10:37:00

The Laravel News site has posted their latest edition of the Artisan Files, interviews with members of the Laravel community. In this new post they talk with Alex Dover.

In the interview, Alex answers questions about:

  • How he got into PHP and open source development
  • His work as a freelance developer
  • What a typical day for him is like
  • His local development environment and tools he uses

He also talks about some of his own passion for running and working out and answers the burning question about who would win between a Superbike and an F1 car. Check out the full post for the answers to these and more questions.

tagged: laravel artisanfiles interview alexdover

Link: http://laravel-news.com/2014/11/artisan-files-alex-dover/

Laravel News:
The Artisan Files: Mitchell van Wijngaarden
Nov 07, 2014 @ 09:59:43

The Laravel News has posted their latest interview in their "Artisan Series" today spotlighting Mitchell van Wijngaarden. Mitchell is a "developer, business owner, and has a great accent."

The interview answers questions about:

  • How he got into web development
  • When he first found Laravel and why he started using it
  • His development company
  • What a typical day for him entails
  • Why he's big into BDD (behavior-driven development)

...and more. Check out the full post for the answers to these and more questions.

tagged: laravelnews interview artisanfiles mitchellvanwijngaarden developer business

Link: http://laravel-news.com/2014/11/artisan-files-mitchell-van-wijngaarden/

Laravel News:
The Artisan Files: Pablo Chiappetti
Nov 03, 2014 @ 10:30:41

On the Laravel News site they've posted another in their "Artisan Files" series of community interviews. In this latest post they talk to Pablo Chiappetti, organizer of the Laravel Buenos Aires meetup.

The interview includes questions about Pablo and some of his background as a developer:

  • Can you tell us about yourself? How’d you get into web development?
  • How did you first find Laravel and what made you start using it?
  • You run the Laravel Buenos Aires meetup. Can you tell us about it?
  • Can you tell us about your local environment?
  • Do you have any hobbies outside of the computer?

Check out the full interview for the answers to these questions and more. If you're in the Buenos Aires area and are looking for a good meetup, be sure to check out the Laravel group.

tagged: laravelnews interview artisanfiles pablochiappetti buenosaires usergroup

Link: http://laravel-news.com/2014/10/artisan-files-pablo-chiappetti/

Laravel News:
The Artisan Files: Yitzchok Willroth
Oct 24, 2014 @ 12:26:13

On the Laravel News site today they've posted an interview with a member of the PHP community: Yitzchok Willroth, aka @coderrabbi. They talk some about his past, how he came to be a developer and what tools he works with on a daily basis.

This week I’m happy to introduce you to the most interesting developer in the world, Yitzchok Willroth aka @coderabbi. Yitzchok is the organizer of the ShorePHP User Group, an active participant in the PHPMentoring Initiative, and a conference speaker.

They start with a look at his past and how he made the transition over from rabbi to developer, mainly based around a major change in his family's life. He talks about the classes and programs he took to improve his skills and how he found some of his first work. They also talk about his contributions to mentoring other developers and where he sees the value in it. They talk about his upcoming php[world] talk, how he came to find and work with Laravel and what a typical day is like for him and his work.

tagged: artisanfiles laravel news yitzchokwillroth community interview

Link: http://laravel-news.com/2014/10/artisan-files-yitzchok-willroth/