Using Accessors and Mutators to Abstract Common Functionality within Laravel


Accessors and Mutators can help with abstracting common functionality in our application into one consistent location. By utilising them we can provide a more consistent codebase and improve the workflow between developers.

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Laracon Online 2018


An overview of my personal highlights from the 2018 Laracon Online conference, including recaps of talks by Steve Schoger and Jonathan Reinink.

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Setting Up A Windows 10 Development Environment with WSL, PHP & Laravel


Guide & Tutorial on setting up WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) with a Laravel/PHP development stack for simplified coding on Windows 10.

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Beautiful, organised results in PHPUnit


A small extension for PHPUnit to beautify and orgnaise tests. Where have you been?

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An Introduction to WordPress Plugin Development


Plugins play a key part in how we handle WordPress builds and offer services to clients. This article involves a brief write up of how to get started building your own WordPress plugins.

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Chrome 63 Forces Redirection of .dev Domains to HTTPS


Chrome 63 now forces all domains ending in .dev to be redirected to HTTPS and directly killed my local stack overnight.

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Picking Laravel Back Up


Over the past few weeks I've finally got around to working with Laravel again. Oh, how happy I am!

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How I Build WordPress Plugins: Part 1 - Framework


Part 1, Utilising a framework in the development of WordPress Plugins. A brief explanation on how I begin rapid development.

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Moving to Figma


I recently moved my web design workflow away from Sketch & Adobe XD to Figma full time. Here I'll cover the reasons why it works for me, and how it could for you.

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Setting Up and Using Yarn


How to set up and use Yarn (a JavaScript package manager) in replace of NPM whilst keeping your usual workflow.

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