by Kevin Schroeder | 12:24 pm

What being a foster parent is really like

I wrote this many months ago but never published it.  It’s a bit of a rant and I apologize for that.  To be honest I don’t really know why I’m publishing it.  Maybe it’s

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by Kevin Schroeder | 8:04 am

On the state of software development communities and industry

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by Kevin Schroeder | 11:39 am

The First Annual Report on Programmer Ass-hattery

Taking a cue from TIOBE, where you can take Google search results and make them mean anything that you want them to, I decided that I was going to try an experiment and see

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by Kevin Schroeder | 11:35 am

Looking for some interesting work

So, if you remember from one of my earlier posts I had decided to stop working on mobile applications.  There were a number of things that I learned from the experience, many of which

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by Kevin Schroeder | 2:40 pm

Why is FastCGI /w Nginx so much faster than Apache /w mod_php?

I have a new post on using Jetty with PHP-FPM that, if you think this is interesting, you should check that one out. (this post has a sister post on Apache’s event MPM compared to

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by Kevin Schroeder | 11:18 am

You gotta know when to fold ’em

As much as I dislike country music Kenny Rogers sure got it right there.  I left Zend around May of last year, continuing work through June and did some sporadic work on ZendCon 2012 until it

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by Kevin Schroeder | 12:58 pm

Dear Twitter, charge us, don’t limit us

A few months ago I left a pretty well paying job at Zend to start developing mobile applications.  I still do some work for Zend, but most of what I do during the course

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by Kevin Schroeder | 3:11 pm

Phonegap and Bootstrap not lovers?

Just a quick post.  I’ve been doing some work with Phonegap over the past week, really liking where I was going.  One of the reasons was because I was using the Twitter Bootstrap components

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by Kevin Schroeder | 11:05 am

10 reasons to use PHP

With my departure from Zend this week I figured now might be a good time to reflect on the past 5.5 years.  I will still be working with Zend as a contractor, most specifically

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by Kevin Schroeder | 10:08 am

Google Drive

I posted on Twitter a link to an article on CNet about the terms of service for Google Drive.  There was a hubbub about this part of the ToS. “Your Content in our Services: When

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