Procreate Animate

December 13, 2019

Rather excited by the latest update to Procreate! Although I'd still like to maintain my love of traditional media (pencils and paints) I've really been enjoying drawing on my iPad since getting the Apple Pencil and PaperLike screen protector, now I can... Read more

Some thoughts by email?

February 7, 2018

Laracon Online Wallpaper

I'm really enjoying having simple gradient wallpapers at the moment and the gradient on the website caught my eye. I made a few versions, the simple gradient, with the LaraconOnline logo... Keep reading

June 23, 2016

Proud to be British

Seeing this video of European cities displaying the Union Jack has really moved me to post a comment on this controversial topic I was mostly staying away from. I feel incredibly proud to be British.... Keep reading

January 22, 2016

Let’s Encrypt Gitlab

Let’s Encrypt is now publicly providing free SSL certificates so I thought it would be a good time to get on and secure my Gitlab instance. The usual web search for anyone that may have walked the... Keep reading

October 28, 2015

Material Theme for PhpStorm

I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with Material design. I defiantly think it gets over and incorrectly used. That said I am enjoying the new Material Theme for JetBrains IDEs – PhpStorm in... Keep reading

October 28, 2015

British Faker data in Laravel model factories

If you use Laravel you should be using Model Factories. If you’re then check out this introduction to Model Factories on Laravel News. The problem I’ve struggled with for a while is by default... Keep reading

October 21, 2015

Happy Back to the Future day!

So October 21, 2015 has arrived. Flying cars? Hoverboards? Unfortunately we're not quite there yet—however the lack of fax machines is not such a sad thing. Keep reading