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.

At this year’s CakeFest I gave a lighting talk titled “Projects Are Better When Maintained”.

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One of the key goals of CakePHP 3.0 as discussed recently was making CakePHP 3.0 more decoupled. CakePHP 3.0 has achieved that goal very nicely. Take a look at the CakePHP organization’s repos on GitHub and you will find a …

CakePHP 3.0, Use It In Pieces Read More »

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Meetup talk covering the basics of CakePHP 3.0.

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Talk at the Las Vegas PHP User Group on PHP: The Right Way and other tools.

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I presented at this week’s Las Vegas PHP meetup on PHP Classes and Object Oriented Programming.

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I gave a talk on Tuesday at the Las Vegas PHP Meetup Group titled Unit Testing Inertia.

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I’ve been doing some public speaking over the past few months, here’s what I’ve done.

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So for the tenth anniversary, the Zen Garden is open for business once more. I’ve thrown the codebase on Github, given the dusty copy a refresh, started the conversion of the site to HTML5, and brought all of the existing …

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You want X lines of text. Anything after that, gracefully cut off. That’s “line clamping” and it is a perfectly legit desire. When you can count on text being a certain number of lines, you can create stronger and more …

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We reported this issue to the Google Vulnerability Rewards Program (VRP). After much heckling from my former colleagues at Google, they quickly pulled this system offline. We also applaud Google for creating a program like the VRP and giving us …

Google’s Buildings Hackable Read More »

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