Archive for March, 2010

Thanks to Pierrick, some new minor fixes and enhancements have been added to the PHP autoloadManager. You may find the updated version on github : http://github.com/alfallouji/PHP-Autoload-Manager Documentation has been updated also (Please take a look at the README file).

Yesterday, the Confoo conference held in Montreal ended. I had the chance to assist to the three days of the conference. The presentation slides are available here :¬†http://www.confoo.ca/en/download or you can view some of them on Anis blog. Thanks to a very good organization, this conference was a real blast. All went very smoothly. I […]

So, again I will talk about Singleton and why you should be carefull with them. Everytime I think or discuss singleton the following things come in to my mind : – Global State; – Hard to test (refer to unit test post); – Singletonite (I see Singletons everywhere); – Violating the Single Responsibility Rule. I […]


Who am I?

My name is Bashar Al-Fallouji, I work as a Enterprise Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

I am particularly interested in Cloud Computing, Web applications, Open Source Development, Software Engineering, Information Architecture, Unit Testing, XP/Agile development.

On this blog, you will find mostly technical articles and thoughts around PHP, OOP, OOD, Unit Testing, etc. I am also sharing a few open source tools and scripts.

  • Trinzia: Well done, my friend! [...]
  • vivek raj: Hello Bashar, It's really good that you wrote this code. but I'm confused some part. can you suppor [...]
  • irfan: I saw watch your youtube talk on clean and testable code. By the way very good talk. I was wondering [...]
  • Mohamed: Hello bashar, I hope you are doing well. Thank you for your hard work, and thank you for sharing [...]
  • alex davila: Hi Bashar is there any pick up example?? Regards Alex Davila [...]