Statamic

If you have followed this blog over the years you know I am always changing something. So this may not surprise you that I have switched blog platforms, again. I had been using Tumblr which is perfect for my normal posting routine. Sharing quick links, photos, quotes, and occasional articles. As much as I liked […]

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Atlanta PHP Meetup

I had the pleasure of attending the Atlanta PHP’s meetup on Thursday at StrongBox West where Ben Edmunds gave a talk about the Laravel framework. Doug Grubba and I decided to carpool down since Atlanta1 is about 4 hours from Charlotte. I will be totally honest I really didn’t have high hopes on how the […]

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Summer Hours

In all my work history I have always had a 5 day work week. Either Monday through Friday in the IT field or Tuesday through Saturday in retail. I am working at UserScape now and we started summer hours two weeks ago. Which basically means we get half the day off Friday. Honestly going in […]

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Laravel Blade

Blade is the simple template/theme system built into Laravel and up until this point it has been very basic. It supported most of the simple things such as variables {{ $var }}, @if @else, @section, and finally a thing called @yield. Because of the simplicity of it on a new project I thought we would […]

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