I’m Evolving, thanks Laracasts

December 5, 2013, ,

I’ve been all WordPress (WP) for a long time now. But over the past few years I’ve started to crave some kind of structure in my coding. WP and PHP allow you to be really slack and write terrible code. I started reading up on Model-View-Controller (MVC) and tried to cast my mind back to […]

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What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate

December 4, 2013

I’ve been a haphazard blogger to say the least. It used to be doing the odd WordPress tutorial and a few random thoughts but then it turned to nothing. Blogging will be back on my list of things to do. It won’t be a chore, I’ll comment on things I read about which should be […]

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Add the OSX Character Viewer as an Alfred shortcut

December 18, 2012,

I like to keep my menu bar as tidy as possible so I don’t show the icon for Input Sources. But I still like to access the Character Viewer every now and then for a fancy icon. Getting to this app requires jumping through a few hoops. I decided I no longer wanted to jump […]

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Just ship it (really?)

October 19, 2012,

There was a time, in my lifetime, where version 1.0 was THE version. It had to be. There was very little room for error because getting an updated version out the door cost a lot of money, and was a difficult task. Back then – I’m talking pre fast Internet – the cost of a […]

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Send only from your iOS device

July 11, 2012,

I decided a while ago (after reading Getting Things Done actually) that I wouldn’t check email on my phone anymore. I’d end up doing it before bed and at other moments that I couldn’t action the items; I’d just end up worrying about it (perhaps worry is the wrong word, but it would be on […]

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Git & GitHub & Version Control Training

June 12, 2012

I dabbled in Subversion a year (or so) ago. I’ll be honest, I struggled. I seemed to spend so much time trying to fathom errors that didn’t make sense to me that I eventually gave up. But I knew that if I mastered the system it could be of great benefit to me and my […]

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