I recently watched Matt Stauffer’s talk “Patterns That Pay Off” from Laracon 2018. It’s packed with great advice that I’ve been bringing into my own projects. One piece of advice I’d like to highlight is the use of project-based bin scripts.
Good documentation is very important and expected of open-source projects. We should hold our private projects to the same standard. The README is not a @todo. It should be available and up to date, even if only for our own benefit.
If you’re looking to use Symphony CMS on your nginx powered web server then the default Apache .htaccess rewrites will need to translated to nginx’s syntax. I recently wrote about Symphony CMS and have since had a few people asking about the specific nginx rewrite rules I use, so I thought I’d share them here.
Following up on the new tools and techniques I’ve picked up recently while putting my portfolio and blog live such as moving my hosting to Linode VPS and exploring alternative CMS systems, I’d like to introduce Symphony CMS.
Following up on the new tools and techniques I’ve picked up recently while putting my portfolio and blog live such as moving my hosting to Linode VPS, I’m just writing to outline my decision to stop using WordPress as my ‘go to’ CMS. I’ve been using WordPress almost exclusively for client brochure websites for nearly […]
I recently put my portfolio live and along the way embraced a lot of change and new tools and one of these changes was my recent decision to move my hosting from MediaTemple to Linode. (that’s my referral, please consider using it if this post is useful to you!) Linode, if you’ve not heard, offer […]
Released back in August 2005, ’Silk’ is an open-source icon pack containing around 700 16×16 .png icons by Birmingham-based developer Mark James.
Google this week have released their long talk about +1 button and much like the prominent Tweet This and Facebook Like buttons you will see all over the web. +1 buttons let people who love your content recommend it on Google.
Back in 2008 Brendan Mitchell sat down and decided the world needed a ‘standard’ blog icon, one that would be recognised and used regardless of blogging platform adopted.