How I work

October 30th, 2018

Take a look at my setup and how I go about work

Using Laravel Telescope in specific environments

October 29th, 2018

Telescope is an elegant debug assistant for the Laravel Framework but it is also useful for production. Lets learn how!

Configuring your Netlify build process

August 20th, 2018

Take a look at how you can move configuration of your Netlify build process to version control.

Review workflow on Netlify

August 1st, 2018

Getting a static site up and running on Netlify is pretty easy, but what about a review workflow that allows you to preview upcoming changes on your site before pushing them live?

Running Tighten's Jigsaw on Netlify

July 28th, 2018

A lot of people have been talking about using Netlify, so I thought I'd see what all the fuss is about.

Sharing databases between Laravel applications

April 9th, 2018

If you've ever found yourself working with a Laravel application that shares its databases with other applications, you may have found yourself wondering how to effectively work with and test against those databases.

Uploading files to Amazon S3 from the browser - Part Two

November 11th, 2017

Now that we've established how to upload files directly from the browser to Amazon S3, lets look at Dropzone JS, to handle making the user experience a little prettier than the standard file input.

Uploading files to Amazon S3 from the browser - Part 1a

October 18th, 2017

Whilst part one of this series used AWS Signature Version 2, this post extends the original and discusses using AWS Signature Version 4 for greater compatibility across availability regions.

Uploading files to Amazon S3 from the browser - Part One

October 16th, 2017

This post looks at how and why you might handle uploading files to Amazon's S3 platform directly from the browser, rather than via your server as an intermediary.

A call-recording Proof of Concept with Nexmo and Laravel

September 25th, 2017

Recently, I had cause to put together a Proof of Concept that would handle call recording through a multiple choice IVR and I discovered this was a lot simpler than anticipated.