On a typical day when I see a link to an article with Medium in the URL, I tend to skip it and think the reason for this is subconsciously I don’t like how hostile Medium has been. A great example is this morning. I was checking my Twitter stream and seen someone I respect […]Read more "Host your own content"
As I sat down to start to start working on this week issue of the Laravel newsletter I had the thought, this could be cool as a time-lapse, so I set up my phone on a little tripod, hit record, and went to work.Read more "Time-Lapse of Creating the Laravel Newsletter"
The common security precaution is to never reuse the same password and the only sane way you can do that is by utilizing a password manager. There are few different companies making these and even Apple has one integrated, and I recommend you use one of these. Especially with how prevalent hacks are nowadays. My password […]Read more "1Password for 2FA"
A Higher Loyalty by James Comey has been out for a few months now and it is one I was hesitant to start reading because I assumed it to be a completely different book than what it actually is. I wrongly assumed it was all about politics and I was thoroughly surprised when it wasn’t. James […]Read more "Book Review: A Higher Loyalty"
Stripe just announced support for Twilio Pay: Phone payments are especially common in industries like food, travel, healthcare, retail, and nonprofits, but payment details are often keyed in manually by a human agent. This flow can be riddled with errors and expose companies to security and compliance risks. That’s why we’re partnering with Twilio to […]Read more "Process Cards with Stripe + Twilio"
I have an affection for everyday carry items. I love looking at checking out blog posts, or Instagram posts that feature what others carry. Of course, I work from home and half the time I’m in my PJ’s so I don’t carry a lot, but when I do go out here is my current items. […]Read more "My Everyday Carry"
One thing that has been sorely missing with the Apple Watch is the ability to create custom watch faces. I’ve long thought that at the minimum Apple should make all the existing one themeable through something as simple as CSS, but of course, I’m just someone sitting in the peanut gallery and I have no […]Read more "Custom Apple Watch Faces"