A few months back I created a tutorial on Setting up Gulp, Bower, Bootstrap Sass, & FontAwesome. If you had problems with the tutorial I’m sorry. Apparently the gulp-ruby-sass npm module I used is undergoing some changes causing the SASS to error out and never compile. I have updated that post to recommend sticking with […]Read more "Gulp, Bower, and Bootstrap SASS Example App"
There are certain times when using Laravel that you would like to migrate and seed the database. Typically this is done via the Artisan command line tool with: php artisan migrate –seed You can also call this in your code with the following: Artisan::call(‘migrate’, [‘–seed’ => true]); Nice and simple but the second parameter always […]Read more "Call Laravel Artisan Seed From Your Code"
Pro Tip: don’t babysit that time consuming command line task. Just tack on “; say ‘finished doing X'” and let your computer tell you.
I’m personally excited about this and I’m hoping it starts a shift to a more polished style. Instead of the typical, here’s our guest, now we’ll talk for an hour.
I showed this to my wife and her response was… That sounds exactly like you explaining your work to me.Read more "Why programming manuals aren’t on audiobook"
I listen to a lot of podcasts, and noticed that some folks were appearing on a few of them. They would often talk about the same subject (a new startup they launched for example), but from a slightly different perspective.
After I noticed this, I tried to find other podcasts that these people appeared on. This turned out to be very difficult.
I decided to try and make this easier, and the idea for Interviewed was born.
This is such a great idea and a nice way of keeping up people you are interested in and seeing all the old interviews they’ve done. I’m also listed for the few podcasts I’ve been on over the years.
Laravel Forge is a service that handles creating servers on popular cloud hosting providers. I use it to host my WordPress sites with DigitalOcean and to handle auto deployments from a git push. Installing WordPress on a cloud server you need to plan for failure. Typically there is no guarantee that you will not wake […]Read more "How to setup WordPress with Forge and DigitalOcean"