Developers are just Tradesmen – aren’t they?

Developers are just Tradesmen – aren’t they?

So, I’ve been thinking about this for some time now and discussing it on and off with various people and seeing blog posts about this framework, or that library┬ábeing the ‘one to use’, and the next big thing etc and I keep thinking “well, this isn’t right… Developers are just Tradesmen… aren’t they?”

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How to get PHP and Kafka to Play Nicely (and not do it slowly!)

How to get PHP and Kafka to Play Nicely (and not do it slowly!)

So, recently we made the decision to move over to a complete ELK stack set up to handle our Massive Data storage solutions. As part of this change, we introduced a streaming message system called Kafka in to our setup – an easy task, some may think… alas not but I got there!…

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