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, […]
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 […]
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!
It’s fair to say I read a lot. I love books and always have a few stacked up next to my bed for a quick (or long) read before I fall off to sleep. I also love books for work, since although there is a huge amount of resources on the web, published books distill expert knowledge, […]
As I welcome the new year and type these words my kids are getting dressed upstairs, ready for a refreshing midday walk along Grantchester Meadows to lunch at the tearooms (with promises of scones). It’s been a busy year for me, but a very relaxing Christmas break, spent at home with the family just having […]