Keeping software releasable

A true software engineer wants to be able to release at any time with any application. An unexpected problem can require a hotfix, so you want to be ready for it. When maintaining more then ten, twenty or maybe even thirty applications, this becomes a problem. What is a good strategy for keeping software releasable? […]

Technical solution to a social problem

Going to PHPBenelux¬†was a lot of fun. I will remember one of the questions at Ben Straub’s presentation. The question was “What if a maintainer of a project suddenly quits?”, and the answer was “We don’t have a technical solution to this social problem yet”. By now we’ve made our own technical solution to a […]