A well written README file can help new team members (or future you) understand a project quickly. This post describes what a good README should include.
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PHPStan is a static code analysis tool. It scans your code, trying to find errors that you wouldn’t usually trigger until runtime; calling a method…
Today I found a handy package to create a summary of changes made between composer update commands. Perfect for adding to commit statements or release documentation.
Using Laravel Pint to keep your cour PHP code consistently styled the Laravel Way. Includes workflow to automate styling using GitHub Actions.
It’s time to look at how open source software is funded. In this post, I look at what’s happening in the PHP project.
The steps I took to get Xdebug working with the Laradock development environment and Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code IDE.
Well, here we are. 2020. I just turned 40 a few weeks ago. I figure these are both fun reasons to look back and see how my career has changed over the past decade. It’s a bit of trip down memory lane….
Writing a custom TCP-based logger allowed me to get Laravel logging working with Papertrail on platform.sh.
How to create a Chrome Bookmarklet that will adjust the width of Tweetdeck’s “Compose” column to something more reasonable following May 2019’s update.
ANDERSON, Ruth (nee Johnston). Peacefully in hospital, surrounded by family, on Sunday, February 17th, 2019. After 88 wonderful years, she (in her own words) simply…
I’ve been both a speaker and teacher at tech conferences, and a DJ at parties. I’ve found a lot of similarities between the two, especially when it comes to anxiety.