My name is Joshua Chamberlain. I'm a simple developer residing in Turlock, California, where the soil is rich, the people kind, and the air hazy.
As a full-time full-stack developer, I have enough on my plate. I'm sure you're in the same boat.
The recent purchase of Rackspace by PE firm Apollo Global Management coincides nicely with the deletion of my company's last Rackspace Cloud server.
Unfortunately, this was for a well-established project built on MySQL, so the recursion and Common Table Expressions of SQL Server or PostgreSQL weren't options.
It's getting better, but...ouch.
Note to self: remember to add "%R" (or "%r") when formatting a date difference in PHP.
Of course I knew that private properties and methods are visible only to the class that defined them, but one particular implication of that fact had not yet crossed my mind.
Upon clicking the last button on the last step of the installation, the whole thing fell apart.
An excellent principle of web design of which even Russell Kirk would approve.