Open Source = editorial reviews


This is probably fairly obvious, but working in open source means that others review your code, even when you're the package author. Sometimes we all forget that in the moment, though.

I've been under a fair amount of stress lately, both at work and at home. On top of that I added the stress of my own open-source work, which I do most often because I enjoy it. Most of these are good stresses, but it still means that occasionally my fuse was a little shorter than I wanted it to be. This came to a head with some gut-reactions…

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About the Author

Lonnie Ezell is a programmer, author, musician, spouse, and father. He is the lead developer on CodeIgniter 4, and Bonfire--an admin framework for CodeIgniter 3 and now 4. He has written two books on CodeIgniter, and ran a popular Tabletop RPG podcast for several years.


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