Laravel Framework

Laravel Auto redirect if not logged in

Some application are login only meaning there is no ‘front page’ so when landing on the...

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Python | Tutorials

Run Python 3 as default when Python 2 is installed on a Mac

I’ve started to learn Python version 3 I had Python 2 already installed so when typing ‘...

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Tools

Stop the Mac's play button auto opening iTunes by default

The Play/Pause key on mac’s default behavior is to open iTunes, which for me is never what I w...

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Nova Framework

Using MPDF with Nova Framework

MPDF is my go to library when I need to generate a PDF using PHP. It’s perfect for taking a ht...

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Development

.blog the new domain for daveismyname

Today I’ve finally secured the domain extensions I’ve been after since it was first anno...

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Nova Framework

Using Mamp database with Nova Framework

It can be really useful when working locally to use Mamp’s database it’s very easy to se...

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Nova Framework

Admin Panel with AdminLTE

Nova Framework comes with a fully working admin panel for building applications quickly.

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Nova Framework

Nova Framework 3.75.0 released

The system directory is the core of Nova Framework as such it should not be touched, to this end the...

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Nova Framework

Custom Pagination for Nova Framework

Pagination that comes out the box with Nova Framework is great and very easy to use. The defaul...

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Nova Framework | Tools | Development

Catch emails when in development using Mailtrap fake smtp testing server

During the development phase it’s important to test sending emails without sending to end user...

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SEO | Development

Worldwide mobile usage takes over desktop usage for the first time!

Stat counter have accounted mobile and tablet internet usage exceeds desktop for first time worldwid...

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Tools | Development

Wakatime - record time spent coding automatically

For quite sometime I’ve been using wakatime, a tool that integrates with lots of IDE’s a...

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Tools | Development

Front-End Tooling Survey 2016

Today I received an email inviting me to take part in a front end tooling survey, which I of course...

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API | PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

Post to Slack using the incoming webhooks API

Slack is a great tool for teams I use it to communicate with the rest of my team, recently I’v...

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Nova Framework | Development

Install PHP INTL on Mac using HomeBrew

Mac’s come with PHP installed but they don’t come with the PHP extension INTL installed....

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PHP & MySQL | Tutorials | Tools

How to use Github Hooks to send updates to your website

For anyone that uses Github know’s how useful it is, especially on the collaboration front. Al...

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Development

Get involved in open source with Github's Hacktoberfest

Want to get involved with open source and contribute but don’t know where to start? Good new G...

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Personal

How many KCOM engineers does it take to install Lightstream in one flat?

I can’t tell you, so far I’ve counted 6 and yet still my property is yet to be connected...

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PHP & MySQL | Tutorials

PHP reverse date using strtotime

I use datepickers a lot in my projects the date’s default to the American YYYY-MM-DD format so...

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Development

Changing default mysql password for MySQL 5.7 on a Mac

Today’s I’ve reinstalled my os and decided to install mysql in terminal I didn’t m...

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Development

Open current terminal directory in Sublime Text

Being able to open the current directory from terminal in Sublime Text is very useful, I’ve se...

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