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Gev Balyan
Gev Balyan
Founder at UCRAFT · | 2 upvotes · 17.5K views
atUCRAFTUCRAFT
PHP
PHP
MySQL
MySQL
Composer
Composer
Ember.js
Ember.js
JavaScript
JavaScript
Laravel
Laravel

We recently decided to rewrite Ucraft's Laravel from scratch.

The goal is to make everything more Laravel friendly that will speak to frontend JavaScript , built on Ember.js via JSON Patch standard. This will also make out app better extendible and overridable.

The namespeaces are going to be more correct and the app itself will be compatible with Composer packages.

This also improves the connection between MySQL and PHP making the reoccurring MySQL queries cached during the lifecycle.

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G Suite
G Suite
Salesforce Sales Cloud
Salesforce Sales Cloud
Zapier
Zapier
Shopify
Shopify
Slack
Slack
KISSmetrics
KISSmetrics

The decision to go with KISSmetrics for our main live user input analytics tool was based on the integrations available with Slack and Shopify . Alterting the right people based on user actions without the noise that most of the tools will push as notification made the difference between KISSmetrics and the rest in this segment. Then the fact that Zapier can connect KISSmetrics with other apps like Salesforce Sales Cloud and G Suite makes the process very smooth.

Also the fact that we can automate some of the campaigns is saving a lot of time

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Nasser Khan
Nasser Khan
Product Manager at StackShare · | 4 upvotes · 1.5K views
atStorm8Storm8
Jira
Jira
Pivotal Tracker
Pivotal Tracker
#ProjectManagement
#AgileProjectManagement
#IssueTracking
#Collaboration

Over time, as our teams became bigger and projects became more complex, we started to take agile processes more seriously and wanted more advanced (by our standards) project management abilities, like burndown charts, velocity tracking, etc. We also wanted to handle a lot of content management tasks that were primarily done by non-technical teams but often touched engineering.

After using Pivotal Tracker and Wrike, JIRA ended up being the right choice for us. Its design was flexible enough to do engineering project management, content management and other tasks like product roadmapping effectively. It had all the bells and whistles we wanted (plus many more we never got around to using). Given that it is a flexible service that tries to do everything, it is ideal for a team that can 1) dedicate significant bandwidth to upfront setup and organization and 2) empower admins to establish and enforce best practices among team members.

#Collaboration #IssueTracking #AgileProjectManagement #ProjectManagement

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Justin Dorfman
Justin Dorfman
Developer Evangelist at StackShare · | 3 upvotes · 4.9K views
GNU Bash
GNU Bash
GitHub
GitHub
Visual Studio Code
Visual Studio Code
Git
Git

I use Git mostly inside of Visual Studio Code nowadays. They built it in, no Extension needed. The one Git related extension I did install was "GitHub Pull Requests" which does exactly what it says.

I still use GNU Bash for commands like git branch git checkout git status or git reset --hard origin/master when I need to just start over.

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Labinator Team
Labinator Team
at Labinator · | 13 upvotes · 27.4K views
atLabinatorLabinator
Debian
Debian
Manjaro
Manjaro
Visual Studio Code
Visual Studio Code
Sublime Text
Sublime Text
WordPress
WordPress
PHP
PHP
Vanilla.JS
Vanilla.JS
Sass
Sass
CSS 3
CSS 3
HTML5
HTML5

At labinator.com, we use HTML5, CSS 3, Sass, Vanilla.JS and PHP when building our premium WordPress themes and plugins. When writing our codes, we use Sublime Text and Visual Studio Code depending on the project. We run Manjaro and Debian operating systems in our office. Manjaro is a great desktop operating system for all range of tasks while Debian is a solid choice for servers.

WordPress became a very popular choice when it comes to content management systems and building websites. It is easy to learn and has a great community behind it. The high number of plugins as well that are available for WordPress allows any user to customize it depending on his/her needs.

For development, HTML5 with Sass is our go-to choice when building our themes.

Main Advantages Of Sass:

  • It's CSS syntax friendly
  • It offers variables
  • It uses a nested syntax
  • It includes mixins
  • Great community and online support.
  • Great documentation that is easy to read and follow.

As for PHP, we always thrive to use PHP 7.3+. After the introduction of PHP 7, the WordPress development process became more stable and reliable than before. If you a developer considering PHP 7.3+ for your project, it would be good to note the following benefits.

The Benefits Of Using PHP:

  • Open Source.
  • Highly Extendible.
  • Easy to learn and read.
  • Platform independent.
  • Compatible with APACHE.
  • Low development and maintenance cost.
  • Great community and support.
  • Detailed documentation that has everything you need!

Why PHP 7.3+?

  • Flexible Heredoc & Nowdoc Syntaxes - Two key methods for defining strings within PHP. They also became easier to read and more reliable.
  • A good boost in performance speed which is extremely important when it comes to WordPress development.
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