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Jason McCreary:
Laravel Shift - 1,000 applications upgraded
Sep 14, 2016 @ 10:27:41

Jason McCreary, the developer behind the Laravel Shift upgrade service, has posted a retrospective of his work on the project and some of the things he's learned along the way. The service just recently topped 1000 applications upgraded.

Less than a year ago I created Laravel Shift. While not my first product, it is my first software as a service (SaaS). If you’re not familiar with Laravel Shift or interested in the backstory check out the Q&A on Laravel News or listen to the interview on Full Stack Radio.

In this post, I want to focus more on reaching the milestone of 1,000 Laravel applications upgraded. This may not sound like many, however for my first SaaS product it marks the achievement of my stretch goal. So allow me to share the most important decision, biggest challenge, and what the future holds for Laravel Shift.

He starts with a section talking about the difference between a "project" and a "product" targeted at developers who, usually, have more than one project going at a time. He talks about his decision to move Shift to a "product" and some of the hurdles he hit because of being "a developer, not a marketer". He finishes the post looking ahead to things coming with the service and the announcement of "human services" being offered to get a live person involved in the upgrade of your Laravel application.

tagged: laravel shift service retrospective future plans 1k upgrade milestone

Link: http://jason.pureconcepts.net/2016/09/laravel-shift-1000-applications-upgraded/

Ligaya Turmelle's Blog:
PHPWomen.org Latest
Oct 23, 2006 @ 10:49:00

Ligaya Turmelle, one of the founders of the PHP Women movement, has posted another update on the situation and the status of the group to her blog today.

OK - PHPWomen.org has been around for about 2 weeks now and we sure have been busy. Currently we have just under 50 registered users on the very active forums, a basic site set up with a page explaining what we are about as well as what we have planned for the site. We also have a couple of writers who are busy getting a couple of series articles together that will be published on the site.

She mentions that most of the traffic to the site is still just people getting to know each other and discovering other female PHP developers just around the corner. She again thanks all of those helping to make the group possible and to keep the ideas and new members flowing in by spreading the word to co-workers, over email - whatever your comunication method of choice is - to get more people involved.

tagged: phpwomen group involvement forums about plans phpwomen group involvement forums about plans

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Ligaya Turmelle's Blog:
PHPWomen.org Latest
Oct 23, 2006 @ 10:49:00

Ligaya Turmelle, one of the founders of the PHP Women movement, has posted another update on the situation and the status of the group to her blog today.

OK - PHPWomen.org has been around for about 2 weeks now and we sure have been busy. Currently we have just under 50 registered users on the very active forums, a basic site set up with a page explaining what we are about as well as what we have planned for the site. We also have a couple of writers who are busy getting a couple of series articles together that will be published on the site.

She mentions that most of the traffic to the site is still just people getting to know each other and discovering other female PHP developers just around the corner. She again thanks all of those helping to make the group possible and to keep the ideas and new members flowing in by spreading the word to co-workers, over email - whatever your comunication method of choice is - to get more people involved.

tagged: phpwomen group involvement forums about plans phpwomen group involvement forums about plans

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