Embrace Bin Scripts

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.

Symphony CMS nginx rewrite rules

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.

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 and exploring alternative CMS systems, I’d like to introduce Symphony CMS.

Replacing WordPress

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 […]

Linode

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 […]

Google Plus +1

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.