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Starting is easy, persistence is an art

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April 20, 2021

How I Juggle Personal and Professional Finances as a Freelancer / Contractor

How to manage money as a freelancer or contractor is often a difficult subject. Let's share some experiences

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JSON APIs with Laravel: Part 1 - Learning the Ropes

Most of a server-side / back-end developer's role will involve integrating with, or serving up APIs. In this short series, we're going to make our own very basic JSON API using Laravel. I'm not sure how long the series will be, however I'd like to cover...

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Work Burnout - Prevention and Treatment

I am not a licensed Psychologist, nor certified in any medial profession. This post is entirely of my own opinion and reflects my personal experiences. If you believe you are suffering from Burnout, or know a colleague who is - find some help. This can...

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April 20, 2021

How I Juggle Personal and Professional Finances as a Freelancer / Contractor

How to manage money as a freelancer or contractor is often a difficult subject. Let's share some experiences

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November 25, 2020

How to setup a Laravel Application on Mac and macOS

Fast and easy guide to working with Laravel on a MacOS system. Perfect for Macbook Pro or Air. Beginner friendly!

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July 3, 2020

Windows or Mac / Linux - Which is better for Laravel?

For decades developers have argued over tabs and spaces. But if you're building a Laravel application, should you use Windows? MacOS? Linux?

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July 1, 2020

From Employee To Contractor - How I did it

I've been silent for a while in terms of blogs - this might give you a hint as to why 😉 I now work for myself full time! Here's how I went from being a full-time in-house developer, to walking the freelance / contracting plank.

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