Book Review: PHP Reference by Mario Lurig
From the very first page, the author of this PHP book lets us know exactly its purpose - to act as an off-line reference to the hundred or so domestic PHP functions one might use in the course of writing software, and a couple of their lesser-used variants.
Hey Mary Gardner, I heard you are getting into Twitter
Shout-outs to Mary Gardner, who happens to be my manager's wife. She is a very cool lady and someone you should all get to know. Here's an excerpt of her blog where she recounts our meeting over lunch today with most of the PHP Team and a couple of project managers:
The Charisma Coach!: Hanging out with the Techies
Theyâ€™re programmers who have a personal interest in social media as well as doing it for their jobs.
Falling in Love 5 Minutes at a Time
A few years ago at the second Orlando Puppet Festival, I was trying to sell Heather Henson on the idea of my podcasting about the festival becoming official. Needless to say, she's super-busy running the festival, and we don't have time to get into all the ins and outs of podcasting, so she asks me to give her a sample. The next time I see Heather I hand her a CD, and she's grateful for the ability to time-shift her decision-making process.
For Post's Sake!
Feeling like I haven't blogged in a while, so here are some things that have happened.
Tell those bitches!
Don't you love all those form letters you get about "We can get you to the top of search engines", and "I'd like to buy text links from you"? I know I do, and I'm not alone...
My friend Marc, otherwise known as "marc with a c" to the music community of Orlando, has recently decided to let 'em have it. He was contacted by a chain-lettering, canvassing, music rep from Hitt Music Group.
Here's a sample of Marc's reply from his MySpace blog:
WPRK 91.5FM is not O-ROCK, but it's a cure for what ails ya
Alex Rudloff asks, Why Does Orlando Radio Suck?
I guess I just don't understand the business behind local radio. I'm sure margins are tight and everything is pre-planned and digital now. It just sucks, that's all.
Thank god for my iPod and my tape deck connector.... New school meets the old.
Watch A Local Folkus, Learn About Central Florida's Local Food Movement
I finally got to watch John Rife's awesome locavore video, and I now feel very educated and inspired to explore and sample some of the places and foods he intoduces us to in his first installment of A Local Folkus.
Flock and Facebook Screencast
Coworking London, any takers?
If anyone has Google Alerts set for CoworkingLondon, they'll come across this blog post and reply soon.
I am currently staying in Northern London, and I'm now an expert at the tubes and trains here, so I can get to anyplace I like. I have a day off tomorrow until around 1600 (that's 4PM for you non-Europeans), and I'd like to co-work somewhere in town.