money – PHP library to make working with money safer, easier, and fun

money is a PHP library that implements Martin Fowler’s design pattern for money.  See the official documentation and this blog post for more information.

Some of the issues addresses by this library are the binding of the money amount to the currency, and currency conversion operations.  If your code needs to deal with multiple currencies, you’ll definitely benefit from this library.  But even if you are dealing with a single currency, it’s still pretty handy, making the code more transparent and future proof.

Products Over Projects

Martin Fowler has an excellent article on the “Products  Over Projects” subject.  It depicts the differences of both, with advantages and disadvantages, especially in areas like funding, team management, and iterations.

It’s a great read for anybody involved in software development, product and project management.