The old saying, “sleep on it”, meaning spend some time tonight thinking about the question and have an answer tomorrow. It’s a common phrase in our language but how often do you literally put aside time to actually think about it? Having a busy life outside of work with family, hobbies, dinner, everything else it’s […]Read more "Sleep on it"
I recently launched Laravel Events and it was one of those projects that came to life because I wanted to better keep the community informed on what all local events were happening. As I sat down and started planning the project I wanted to start with the goal of doing the absolute minimum to make […]Read more "Striving for Simplicity"
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 saw this question pop up on a forum and I know every PHP developer has their own reasons, it made me think of why I initially picked PHP way back in the early 2000’s when v4.3 was king. It all started when my family hired a web developer to create a website for their […]Read more "What Makes PHP Popular?"
Here is an interesting plugin I came across today that stores every button you press with the mouse that could be used with a keyboard shortcut. It currently supports toolbar buttons, menu buttons, and tool windows and the actions.Read more "Learn keyboard shortcuts in IntelliJ products with Key Promoter X"
IDEA a unique project that uses IKEA style of instructions to explain algorithm assembly instructions.Read more "IDEA – IKEA Style Instructions for algorithms"
Today I needed to write some code to grab a list of CC addresses from an email, and I thought showing the steps I took could make for an entertaining blog post.Read more "Simple PHP Refactoring"