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Reinventing my developer happiness

22 June 2016 by Jip Moors »

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Back in 2001 I did my first internship at a web company in Groningen (in the north of the Netherlands). This is where I discovered I have a passion for web development. Since then I’ve mostly worked at companies with a very small technical team (1-3 people) which brought out my constructive and problem solving »

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Running Windows 10 in a Yoast environment

26 April 2016 by Danny Terwindt »

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Recently, I switched from a MacBook Pro to an MSI GS70 as my workstation. This meant that I had to reconfigure my development environment in Windows. This had to be done in a way so that I still had access to the same tools that my colleagues use on their Apple machines. In this post »

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PhpStorm IDE at Yoast

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PhpStorm has been growing in popularity in WordPress circles. On one hand it’s a solid code editor choice in general. On another it’s great for projects in the WordPress ecosystem, which typically contain a balance of legacy code and modern PHP practices. I remember troubleshooting some issue in Yoast SEO years ago. I grumped that it wouldn’t »

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Saving time with git hooks

14 December 2015 by Omar Reiss »

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Git hooks are small executable scripts that provide a way to trigger actions on different points in a git workflow. At Yoast we’ve found multiple use cases, including regeneration of autoloading classmap, codestyle checks and asset minification.

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GitHub labels for better workflows

2 December 2015 by Andrey “Rarst” Savchenko »

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One of the tasks I took on this year is crunching through the GitHub issue tracker of Yoast SEO. Much of it was to organize and improve how GitHub labels shape the issue tracker workflows. In a large and long running open source project issues have a life of their own. It’s a challenge to keep a clear picture »

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Composer in Yoast projects

11 November 2015 by Andrey “Rarst” Savchenko »

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Earlier this year I implemented the Composer dependency manager support in Yoast projects. In recent years I spent a lot of time to explore and promote the use of Composer in the WordPress ecosystem in general. Implementing Composer in Yoast plugins is a great example of its success with WordPress projects, deployed on a widest possible »

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XML Sitemap PHP script

19 July 2011 by Joost de Valk » - 25 Comments

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Recently, while working on the site for my father in law (in Dutch), I wanted to create an XML sitemap for the many publications on his site, that are downloadable PDF’s. I regularly add PDF’s to his site too, and since I’m a tad bit lazy I don’t want to keep updating the XML sitemap. So »

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