Hi I'm Peter, currently I work as the Platform Engineer for Wooboard. I have also worked on Friendorse. Since joining Pollenizer I have learnt a huge amount about working in a lean startup. The Lean Startup by Eric Ries is a favourite book of mine and I enjoy applying its principles on a daily basis. Not a single day is boring when working on a Startup. It is a constant roller-coaster of great wins and huge challenges. Pollenizer takes that energy and combines it with a great bunch of people in a fantastic environment. Before Pollenizer I had a background in online advertising and working at digital agencies / freelance. My biggest #flearns of the past have been trying to perfect a product before releasing it and not focusing on a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). Outside the Hive I'm constantly trying to convince my friends that spending $500 at freelancer.com may get you a custom iPhone app, but not necessarily a viable business.
The recent release of PHP 5.4 includes a new feature called Traits. It enables method injection into classes and the concept will be familiar to anyone who has experience with Ruby’s mixins or traits in Scala. CakePHP’s ‘Model Behaviour’ functionality is also influenced by the concept of traits and mixins. Traits are similar to abstract [...]