Graham is a Staff Engineer at Refinery29 in Manhattan, author of the CodeManifesto, co-creator of HackTheStigma and US Lead for PHPWomen. He represents the PHP League of Extraordinary Packages for the PHP-FIG. He’s a passionate engineer that enjoys solving problems, mentoring others and being involved in the community. He can usually be found on twitter talking about his kids, food, or code.
It’s safe to say all of us want perfect code that runs at the speed of light with no bugs, perfectly optimized, following best practices, using the best tools. Here’s the thing: perfect code almost never ships. You spend so much time making it perfect and it never sees the light of a production server. […]