Author: Justin Yost
Justin Yost is a full-time Software Engineer and a part time educator. A graduate of Texas Tech University with a bachelor's degree in computer science, Justin relishes programming and learning more about anything and everything. When not working, Justin occasionally gives talks at the local PHP Meetup. In his free time, Justin enjoys backpacking and reading science fiction books.

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Welcome from Laravel 5.6 New Features by Justin Yost My newest course with LinkedIn Learning and Lynda went live a few weeks ago, it covers the upgrade path to Laravel 5.6 and some of the best of the new and

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LinkedIn Learning provides online training courses in a variety of subject matters. I’ve been honored to work with them on a few different courses at this point covering primarily PHP and related topics. The latest one went up earlier this

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New Lynda course covering Test-Driven Development and PHPUnit

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Short Link: https://justinyost.com?p=4945

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This was a really interesting talk, especially as beforehand, I didn’t have a ton of knowledge of generators. I knew what a generator was and some of the basics, but that was about it. So I learned both about generators

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Short Link: https://justinyost.com?p=4940

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Meetup talk for PHP Vegas covering some interesting aspects of the CakePHP 3 ORM.

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Lynda.com is a website that provides online training courses in a variety of subject materials. I’ve been honored to work with them on now three separate courses. The latest one went up earlier this month, it covers some of the

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Another talk at PHP Vegas Meetup, this one covered unit testing. I tried to split about 50% on why to do unit testing and the other 50% on some pretty basic unit tests. This was a tough talk to try

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December PHP Las Vegas Meetup talk on Dependency Injection.

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For the November PHP Meetup, I spoke on PHP Namespaces and PSR-0/4.

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I spoke on Building APIs, focusing mostly on the upfront design of APIs, at the most recent Las Vegas PHP Meetup. Overall this was defiantly one of my better talks with lots of good feedback. One key things helped I

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