Taylor Otwell is the creator and maintainer of the popular Laravel PHP framework and the author of the Leanpub book Laravel: From Apprentice To Artisan.
In this interview, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp talks with Taylor about changes to Laravel and developments in the Laravel community since their original interview nearly five years ago, in September 2013. They also discuss Taylor's unique and successful approach to using Patreon, and the importance of working on the hard things first in new software projects, amongst other things, including Star Trek.
This interview was recorded on August 24, 2018.
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This interview has been edited for conciseness and clarity.