ZendCon 2017 Recap

ZendCon 2017 Recap

ZendCon 2017 has come and gone. I know it was months ago at the time of writing this but.. Better late then never! It was an amazing event to be able to speak at and attend. With how many days the conference is, it really almost is almost like a vacation haha....
Microservices

Microservices

Microservices are a great way to build applications at scale (or at least preparing for scale). There a multitude of reasons why this approach is smart but I’ve also seen it overly abused. At a previous employer, we had a grand vision for a microservice based...
The Many Benefits of Jenkins

The Many Benefits of Jenkins

I recently read an article about someone bashing Jenkins. I’ll refrain from backlinking the article cause it isn’t worth your time to read. The article read as if a team member (not a lead) was complaining about Jenkins and the process/pipeline that was...
I got a Tesla Model 3 Beta Car!

I got a Tesla Model 3 Beta Car!

Proud owner of a Tesla Model 3 Beta Car! I mean check it out guys, took some pictures cause I knew no-one would believe me. I got the plug! Since I’m an Elon Musk fan and proponent of self driving cars, (cause you all suck at driving and computers are better at...
Convert MP4 to WEBM on Mac OSX Sierra

Convert MP4 to WEBM on Mac OSX Sierra

Recently I’ve been making more HTML5 Video websites and to cover all browsers you have to have not only an mp4 version of the video but you also have to have a webm version. Suprisingly it is hard to really find something clean out there to convert an mp4 to a...