The eli4d Gazette – Issue 038

Tech Pick This past week I came across an excellent career path article from Ycombinator: Three Paths in the Tech Industry: Founder, Executive, or Employee. I like the neutrality of this article and how it provides the pros/cons of each path. This is better information than any guidance counseling that I have ever encountered.   … Continue reading The eli4d Gazette – Issue 038

The eli4d Gazette – Issue 035

Tech Pick I came across an interesting article covering a comparison of PHP frameworks. The comments at the bottom of the article are also quite interesting, to say the least. Personally, I’ve chosen Laravel as my go-to framework. I’m learning it by applying it to a personal project. It is well covered through excellent documentation, … Continue reading The eli4d Gazette – Issue 035

The eli4d Gazette – Issue 034

Tech Pick This is somewhat of an ‘anti-pick’. When it comes to technical book publishers, O’Reilly used to be at the top of my list. Unfortunately, this is not the case anymore. I wrote a post about O’Reilly’s abandonment of DRM Free technical books and using other alternatives. Media Pick While listening to a recent … Continue reading The eli4d Gazette – Issue 034

The eli4d Gazette – Issue 033

Tech Pick I’ve been making slow glacial progress (due to everything else in my life) in learning Laravel while working on a side project. As part of this, I’ve been listening to lots of PHP and Laravel podcasts. Twenty Percent Time is a new-ish podcast where two developers from Tighten (Caleb Porzio and Daniel Coulbourne) … Continue reading The eli4d Gazette – Issue 033