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Moving to Figma
14 June, 2018
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.
Working on Local Packages in Laravel with Composer
20 May, 2018
Working on Packages for Laravel in a local environment can be a little annoying to start. Utilising Composer we can make this process as simple as cloning a repository.
Using Accessors and Mutators to Abstract Common Functionality within Laravel
14 March, 2018
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.
Laracon Online 2018
11 February, 2018
An overview of my personal highlights from the 2018 Laracon Online conference, including recaps of talks by Steve Schoger and Jonathan Reinink.
Setting Up A Windows 10 Development Environment with WSL, PHP & Laravel
12 January, 2018
Guide & Tutorial on setting up WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) with a Laravel/PHP development stack for simplified coding on Windows 10.
Beautiful, organised results in PHPUnit
22 December, 2017
A small extension for PHPUnit to beautify and orgnaise tests. Where have you been?
An Introduction to WordPress Plugin Development
21 December, 2017
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.
Chrome 63 Forces Redirection of .dev Domains to HTTPS
13 December, 2017
Chrome 63 now forces all domains ending in .dev to be redirected to HTTPS and directly killed my local stack overnight.
Picking Laravel Back Up
17 October, 2017
Over the past few weeks I've finally got around to working with Laravel again. Oh, how happy I am!
How I Build WordPress Plugins: Part 1 - Framework
5 July, 2017
Part 1, Utilising a framework in the development of WordPress Plugins. A brief explanation on how I begin rapid development.
Setting Up and Using Yarn
21 December, 2016
Using Visual Studio Code (with 5 Recommended Extensions)
22 August, 2016
A break down of Visual Studio Code with five recommended extensions to get you up and running when moving from Sublime or Atom.
University Isn't Everything (pt. 2)
3 February, 2016
I wanted to express my thoughts on why university didn't feel all that fulfilling or stimulating with regards to moving into the Web Design Industry.