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Matt Stauffer:
What happens to Laravel if Taylor Otwell disappears?
May 09, 2017 @ 11:52:25

In this post to his site Matt Stauffer poses an interesting question around one of the more popular PHP frameworks these days. He wonders "what would happen to Laravel if Taylor Otwell disappears?"

After we talked a bit about enterprise apps on the Laravel Podcast the other day , a few folks in the Laravel community have been talking about what makes a tool enterprise-ready. I have a lot of thoughts about support plans, SLAs, and other such features of "enterprise-readiness", but I'll save those for a later date. Today, let's talk about the easiest-to-dismiss concern: What happens if Taylor disappears suddenly?

This question brings up the point that, unlike a framework backed by a company, a framework backed by an individual relies on that individual's desire and ability to keep the project running. What happens if Taylor decides he wants to retire and be a goat farmer?

He shares the plan that's already been set in place with Jeffrey Way (of Laracasts) being the next in line to head up the project. He also mentions the Laravel, LLC company that wouldn't go away if Taylor did and how the community would fit in.

tagged: laravel taylorotwell project leader jeffreyway company community

Link: https://mattstauffer.co/blog/what-happens-to-laravel-if-taylor-otwell-disappears

PHP Roundtable:
062: All things Laravel
May 01, 2017 @ 10:56:51

The PHP Roundtable podcast has released their latest episode - Episode #62: All Things Laravel. In this episode host Sammy Powers is joined by Adam Wathan, Jeffrey Way, Mohamed Said, Dries Vints and the creator of Laravel Taylor Otwell.

In the episode they "chat about all things Laravel" including:

  • a quick overview of the mission and what to expect from the framework
  • some of the functionality the framework includes
  • the "refactoring to collections" content from Adam
  • features that were inspired by other languages
  • reflection-based dependency injection
  • the idea of a forum as a "default application" for those new to the framework

You can catch this latest episode either using the in-page video player or directly over on YouTube. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter to get updates when the latest shows are released.

tagged: phproundtable podcast laravel adamwathan jeffreyway mohammedsaid driesvints taylorotwell

Link: https://www.phproundtable.com/episode/all-things-laravel

Full Stack Radio:
28: Jeffrey Way and Dave Marshall - "Don't mock what you don't own"
Oct 29, 2015 @ 09:32:52

The Full Stack Radio podcast, hosted by Adam Wathan, has posted their latest episode featuring guests Dave Marshall and Jeffrey Way. In this latest show they suggest you "don't mock what you don't own".

n this episode, Adam talks to recurring guests Jeffrey Way and Dave Marshall about "don't mock what you don't own". They talk about how to design code that needs to work with external services, how you should test that code, and the pitfalls you run into when you use mocks incorrectly in your test suite.

Topics mentioned include this paper suggesting you mock roles not objects and an opinion piece on why integration tests are a scam. You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter for information about when the latest shows are released.

tagged: fullstackradio podcast jeffreyway davemarshall mock object testing

Link: http://www.fullstackradio.com/28

Laravel Podcast:
Episode 36: Dev School
Oct 13, 2015 @ 09:47:06

The Laravel Podcast, hosted by Matt Stauffer with guests Taylor Otwell and Jeffrey Way, has released is latest episode - Episode #36: Dev School.

In this episode, the crew talks about the challenges of learning to be a developer, developer bootcamps, advice to their former selves, and even their favorite clothes.

You can listen to this latest episode either using the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the episode be sure to subscribe to their feed or follow them on Twitter to get updated when new episodes are released.

tagged: laravel podcast ep36 dev school mattstauffer taylorotwell jeffreyway

Link: http://www.laravelpodcast.com/episodes/18397-episode-36-dev-school

Laravel Podcast:
Episode 35: Laravel Love Affairs
Sep 22, 2015 @ 11:20:05

The Laravel Podcast has posted their latest episode, Laravel Love Affairs (#35), with host Matt Stauffer and guests Taylor Otwell and Jeffrey Way.

In this episode, the crew discusses Laracon 2016, new framework features, preferred messaging applications, and Jack McDade possibly cheating on Taylor with Jeffrey.

You can listen to this new episode either using the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed and follow them on Twitter to get more information on episodes as they're released.

tagged: podcast laravel ep35 love affair mattstauffer taylorotwell jeffreyway

Link: http://www.laravelpodcast.com/episodes/17484-episode-35-laravel-love-affairs

Laravel Podcast:
Episode 34: Jobs & Jawas
Sep 03, 2015 @ 09:48:54

The latest episode of the Laravel Podcast, hosted by Matt Stauffer with guests Jeffrey Way and Taylor Otwell, has been posted - Episode #34: Jobs & Jawas

In this episode, Matt and Taylor are joined by Ian Landsman of UserScape. Ian is the founder of UserScape, the creator of HelpSpot, and the man behind LaraJobs. The crew discusses hiring, being a good job candidate, and most importantly: Star Wars.

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed or follow them on Twitter for more information about the show and future episodes.

tagged: mattstauffer ianlandsman jawas jobs ep34 podcast laravel jeffreyway taylorotwell

Link: http://www.laravelpodcast.com/episodes/16291-episode-34-jobs-jawas

Laravel Podcast:
Episode 27 - Jeffrey Way: Tau Ceti Murderer
May 14, 2015 @ 13:45:23

The Laravel Podcast, with host Matt Stauffer and guests Taylor Otwell and Jeffrey Way, has posted their latest episode (#27): Jeffrey Way: Tau Ceti Murderer.

This week the crew discusses new Laravel 5.1 goodies, unit testing, Lifeline for iOS, and which album they would take to a desert island.

You can listen to this new episode using the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3. If you enjoy the show, be sure to subscribe to their feed too and get more great episodes as they're released.

tagged: laravel podcast ep27 jeffreyway tauceti taylorotwell mattstauffer

Link: http://www.laravelpodcast.com/episodes/11430-episode-27-jeffrey-way-tau-ceti-murderer

Laravel Podcast:
Episode 26 - Illuminated Tesla Micro-Services
May 04, 2015 @ 09:29:27

The Laravel Podcast has released their latest episode, #26 - Illuminated Tesla Micro-Services with host Matt Stauffer and guests Taylor Otwell and Jeffrey Way.

In this episode, the crew discusses the recent release of Lumen, micro-services, Laravel 5.1 event broadcasting, and their favorite cars.

You can listen to this latest show either using the in-page audio player, by downloading the mp3 or subscribing to their feed and getting the latest as they're released (including this latest episode).

tagged: laravel podcast ep26 illuminated tesla microservices mattstauffer taylorotwell jeffreyway

Link: http://www.laravelpodcast.com/episodes/11108-episode-26-illuminated-tesla-micro-services

Larvel Podcast:
Episode 25 - Taylor Swift Is A Baller
Apr 16, 2015 @ 08:53:09

The Laravel Podcast has released their latest episode today - Episode #25, "Taylor Swift Is A Baller" with host Matt Stauffer and guests Taylor Otwell and Jeffrey Way.

In this episode, the crew discusses Jeffrey's "Integrated" testing package, Laracon, Laravel "the right way", and Justin Bieber.

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3. If you enjoy the show be sure to subscribe to their feed and get the latest episodes as they're released.

tagged: laravel podcast ep25 mattstauffer taylorswift taylorotwell jeffreyway

Link: http://www.laravelpodcast.com/episodes/10458-episode-25-taylor-swift-is-a-baller

Full Stack Radio:
11: Jeffrey Way - "But how does it feel?"
Mar 10, 2015 @ 10:13:15

On the latest episode of the Full Stack Radio podcast host Adam Wathan sits down with Jeffrey Way of the Laracasts website for an interview.

In this episode, Adam talks with Jeffrey Way of Laracasts about learning, object oriented design, testing, API usability, and whole bunch of other stuff.

You can listen to this interview either through the in-page audio player or by downloading the mp3 directly. If you enjoy the episode, be sure to subscribe to their feed to get the latest episodes as they're released.

tagged: fullstackradio ep11 jeffreyway laracasts oop testing api usability interview podcast

Link: http://fullstackradio.com/episodes/11/