I’m going to try to start keeping weeknotes. It’s a good way to reflect on the past week, get into a regular habit of writing, and is a nice way of working in the open. My past week has been pretty busy, in general January has been a pretty crazy start to the new decade […]
I’ve used MAMP Pro with my team for local development for many years. It’s a convenient tool, but it’s often slow (especially the CLI) and often hangs or crashes. I’ve been looking around for alternatives for quite some time, so after it was recommended by Zuzana thought I’d take a look at Laravel’s local dev […]
It was with some delight I opened this month’s Edge magazine which I found on my table this evening. This month they have an exclusive on a nifty new handheld console built by software developers Panic called Playdate. From the article, Playdate looks awesome. It’s a a cute yellow handheld with a high-quality LCD screen, […]
I’ve just returned from an excellent talk organised by Cambridge Judge Business School’s Entrepreneurship Centre. Simon Hall hosted a fascinating discussion with Google leaders Jonathan Rosenberg, Senior VP of Alphabet and former Senior VP of Google Products, and Alan Eagle, Director of Executive Communications at Google. The talk was primarily about the value of coaching, […]
Environments in Symfony We use Symfony a lot at Studio 24 for building modern web applications. Our normal setup is to have a local development environment, a staging environment for clients to test code, and a production live site. By default Symfony supports the following environments: dev – (development) intended for development purposes, can be […]
I wrote a blog on what Headless CMS is all about on my agency site back in December. Partly to help explain to our clients what this technology is all about, partly to help crystalise some of my thoughts on the subject. I’m currently embarking on an interesting project to build a set of tools […]
Not done an end of year post for a while, in fact I’ve not managed to post to my personal blog at all in 2018 which was rather remiss of me!