Tell Me A Story

D0bd5ccf2859245b4daf49739a2ceab3?s=47 Brian Doll
October 04, 2013

Tell Me A Story

Don't tell people what it does, tell them a story

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Brian Doll

October 04, 2013
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  1. Tell Me A Story  briandoll

  2. Why stories?

  3.  elabs/serenade.js @jnicklas

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  9. “dexterous control of a prosthetic arm and hand”

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  11. “you can hug your wife now”

  12. Beer story == higher price

  13. Write the README first

  14.  setup  context  heroes  villain  dialogue

     conflict  idea  decision  resolution Elements of great stories
  15.  setup  context  heroes  villain  dialogue

     conflict  idea  decision  resolution Elements of great stories
  16.  setup  context  heroes  villain  dialogue

     conflict  idea  decision  resolution Elements of great stories
  17.  setup  context  heroes  villain  dialogue

     conflict  idea  decision  resolution Elements of great stories
  18.  setup  context  heroes  villain  dialogue

     conflict  idea  decision  resolution Elements of great stories
  19.  setup  context  heroes  villain  dialogue

     conflict  idea  decision  resolution Elements of great stories
  20.  setup  context  heroes  villain  dialogue

     conflict  idea  decision  resolution Elements of great stories
  21.  setup  context  heroes  villain  dialogue

     conflict  idea  decision  resolution Elements of great stories
  22.  setup  context  heroes  villain  dialogue

     conflict  idea  decision  resolution Elements of great stories
  23.  setup  context  heroes  villain  dialogue

     conflict  idea  decision  resolution Elements of great stories
  24. Who are your customers?

  25. Why do they care?

  26. What makes this unique?

  27. What does success/failure look like?

  28. Disclaimer

  29. “a full-stack web framework wrien with speed and flexibility in

    mind” “rapid development framework for PHP that makes building web applications simpler, faster and require less code” “fast, secure, professional, high-performance, component-based PHP framework best for developing Web 2.0 applications” Which framework?
  30. “a full-stack web framework wrien with speed and flexibility in

    mind” “rapid development framework for PHP that makes building web applications simpler, faster and require less code” “fast, secure, professional, high-performance, component-based PHP framework best for developing Web 2.0 applications” Which framework? - symfony - CakePHP - Yii
  31. Tool to deal efficiently with legacy code through creating and

    running characterization tests automatically (Do you want to cover your legacy code with thousands of automated unit tests in just few lines of code‽..)  azvg/Asis Today Suggestion Automatically generate tests for legacy PHP code
  32. Composer is a dependency manager tracking local dependencies of your

    projects and libraries.  composer/composer Today Suggestion Composer helps you declare, manage and install dependencies for PHP projects, ensuring you have the right stack everywhere.
  33. Guzzle is a PHP HTTP client & framework for building

    RESTful web service clients  guzzle/guzzle Today Suggestion Guzzle speaks HTTP beer than you do. If you’ve got an outbreak of web services in your app, rub some guzzle on it!
  34. Liberating Web Analytics. Piwik aims to be the ultimate open

    source alternative to Google Analytics. We love Pull Requests!  piwik/piwik Awesome as is:
  35. The classic email sending library for PHP PHPMailer - A

    full-featured email creation and transfer class for PHP  PHPMailer/PHPMailer Today Suggestion PHPMailer is a complete mail client used by countless open source projects and developers everywhere.
  36. # 6 language on GitHub 7% of all projects on

    GitHub (595k of 8.5M) 181% of all websites (???) (W3C)  php/php-src
  37. “PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially

    suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML.” - php.net  php/php-src Today
  38. ???  php/php-src Suggestion

  39. Tell More Stories  briandoll