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CodePenHull Meet Up April Review

Networking Development

Last night I attended the 2nd CodePenHull meetup for web developers and designers, along with my tea...

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The PHP magazine you should be reading PHP Architect

Tools Reviews Development

I’ve recently subscribed to php[architect] I’ve been blown away by the quality of the ma...

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Fixing Chrome Syncing problem

Tools

Recently I reinstalled Google Chrome signed into my Google account to sync my passwords. My bookmark...

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Using Carbon time ago aka diffForHumans() with Nova Framework

Nova Framework

Carbon is an amazing date library that is included with Nova. One of it’s features is being ab...

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Working with bank holidays with a Carbon wrapper

Development

Working with dates in php is easy but working with bank holidays is a little more involved thankfull...

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Free SSL's with A2hosting and Let's Encrypt

Tools

Recently many browsers will start flagging sites that do not use the HTTPS protocol as unsafe. A2hos...

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MySQL find and replace

PHP & MySQL Tutorials

There are times when you need to bulk update a database. Such as changing all references of domain.c...

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MySQL next record order by title

PHP & MySQL

A common requirement for web applications is the ability to be able to move to the next and previous...

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Using MAMP and dealing with the error: mysql No such file or directory

Nova Framework

I’ve got a fresh install of Nova Framework installed and decided to use MAMP as my server and...

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Creating an alias in terminal

Tutorials Bash

I often run local sites from a projects folder that is stored in a dropbox folder the full path is l...

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Quick way to get the number of days in a month with PHP

PHP & MySQL Tutorials

I’m building a php calendar and need to know the total number of days in a month in the past I...

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Get a free SSL certificate using Cloudflare

Tools

Cloudflare will give you a free SSL certificate, the steps involved are really simple, this guide wi...

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Splitting an array into smaller arrays using array_chunk

PHP & MySQL Tutorials

There a times when you have an array and need to slit that array into smaller ones, I usually reach...

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Bear writing app for iPhone, iPad and Mac

Tools

I’ve heard a lot of people talking about how good a writing app called Bear was, after hearing...

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My office setup

Personal Design

At work we recently moved into a new building, my desk setup changed as a result a few people have a...

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