John Linhart

My thoughts and stuff

I've enjoyed 37signal's book Getting Real a few years back so when I've read a random tweet that they've released ShapeUp and again, it's free to access, I was intrigued. I've discovered it also in the time when Mautic (my former employer) was acquired by Acquia (my new employer) and s...

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In my previous benchmark post about the splat operator the array_map function was very slow compared to foreach. I've read a great deal that the SplFixedArray is fast and memory efficient over classic PHP array. I wanted to test it with the thought that I can't seem to get out of my head lat...

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The PHP splat operator has been in PHP for a while. Since PHP 5.6. I've discovered it quite recently by browsing PHP docs. From a quick google search it doesn't seem it's being used much. What I tried right away is if it can be used for type hinting each array parameter instead of just using just...

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Mautic 3 (M3) was announced a few months back but there is no list of specific changes with technical details that should happen in this breaking change (BC) version. My concern is that we plan to make too big changes and we'll never see it finished. M3 should include only the most necessary c...

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Everyone needs a hobby, right? I write code for living and I love it. I have the amazing oportunity to build open source software Mautic as my day job. That's something I didn't think was possible a few years back. I was lucky enough to get this opportunity. But building and maintaining open sourc...

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