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Ryan Winchester

PHP & Elixir nerd

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What jobs did you have *before* software development?

Skipping a few short-term ones: Hardware Store Associate Ca...

TIL: Ecto's pin is coercing

If you aren't using a schema, you can also define the type in...

Improve the performances of your Phoenix app with Rust: in both back and front

I'm trying to do the WASM part and it doesn't work for me. I ...

Get Hired: Data Structure and Algorithm Interviews For People Who Hate Them

For me, the hardest part of the interview is that my mind go...

Decision Time: PHP Framework Dilemma

I've maintained many Laravel-based applications over the ye...

How often do you clean your monitor(s)? ✨

I just get used to reading around the dirty spots.

What’s an unpopular software opinion you have?

Docker sucks

What's the deal with downing PHP development?

I don't really think most devs dislike beginners, but I cou...

What's the deal with downing PHP development?

That's true, but I am certain that PHP destroys all the oth...

What's the deal with downing PHP development?

PHP was my primary (bread-winning) language for a long time...

Hating on languages you don't use

I hate PHP and JavaScript and I use both a lot. I also lov...

Writing Clean Code

Nice job, I've been liking these kind of posts you've been ...

Of Coders And Carpenters

as a former carpenter, I can agree with that quote, but hav...

How Companies Prey On Your Ignorance of Tech and Your Fear of Hackers

Companies [...] rely on the fact that you more than likely h...

Stop aliasing core Git commands

haha! that's great xD

Stop aliasing core Git commands

Okay, run your tests against my most used ones: gst == git s...

What's playing in your headphones while you code?

Chiptunes, VG sundtracks, Dark Knight OST, Oblivion OST, or S...

Do you hate JavaScript?

Javascript makes baby Jesus cry. I can't stand it. Everything...

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