July 25, 2019

Update on the JSON APIs with Laravel Series

Hi all! Just a quick update on the above series. If you have no idea what I'm on about, you can read Part 1 here I've written most of part 3 and 4, however haven't found time to quite polish them off...


July 15, 2019

JSON APIs with Laravel: Part 2 - Models, Factories, and Seeders

Recap: If you haven't read part 1, you can find it here; We looked at what APIs do, and what kind of functionality we're looking to achieve with this little series. We also established that we're...


July 8, 2019

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...


July 2, 2019

IDEs are better than Text Editors. Here's why!

My examples will be using PHPStorm, and IDE built by the great people of JetBrains. This is not a sponsored piece, however if you're reading this JetBrains - hit me up 😉 IDE vs Text Editor. VSCode...


June 23, 2019

Setting Up My Own Company

How do you go about setting up your own company? Making money? What about tax? Balancing freelance with full time work? I've been through all this, and more over the last months. This month I took...