Earlier this year while at CypherCon, I saw people using the Flipper Zero and immediately thought “Wow, that’s neat!”. Unfortunately, I missed their kickstarter and at the time I didn’t know when it would be available. On June 8th, they put out something on Twitter saying that they had a limited number of units available …Continue reading "I got a flipper this summer and it is really neat!"
Previously in this series, we have looked at how to install laravel, how laravel works, and how to deploy a laravel app. In today’s post, we are going to look at how you would protect a route so that the user would need to login in order to view a webpage.Continue reading "Learning Laravel: Protected Routes and Authentication"
Last week, Heroku announced that they were killing off their free teir. I have been using it off and on ever since a creating an OWASP Juice Shop instance on it at That Conference, a few years ago. Recently, I used it for my How to deploy a Laravel app example and an example on …Continue reading "Heroku eliminated free plans. Now, what?"
Looking back, the recent Bootstrap vs Bulma post left me wondering why you really need either. Two years ago, I did a post on what CSS Grid is and I figured that you can consider this to be an continuation of that.Continue reading "Styling a webform with CSS Grid"
As I promised in the most recent Laravel post, today we are going to talk about how to deploy a Laravel app to a production environment. At the time that I write this, the most recent version of Laravel is 9.x but when you read this, there is a good chance that 10.x or 11.x …Continue reading "How to deploy a Laravel app"
A koan is a story, dialogue, question, or statement which is used in Zen practice to provoke the “great doubt” and to practice or test a student’s progress in Zen. In the Zen school of Rinzai, the use of koans (often a paradoxical statement) is used to initiate the internal socratic method in the students, …Continue reading "What are koans and how can they help level up your dev game?"
Last week, I posted something comparing form styling with Bulma to form styling with Bootstrap and I was a little perplexed that the Bootstrap docs steered me wrong. You can see what I mean in this pen.Continue reading "Text alignment and font weight using bootstrap"
I haven’t been shy in the past about how I have really prefer Bulma over Bootstrap. I wanted to use this week’s post to compare and contrast the two and hopefully reset my opinion of Bootstrap. So, how am I going to do that? I am going to create a webform using Bulma and then …Continue reading "Comparing and contrasting Bulma and Bootstrap"
In last week’s laravel post, I mentioned that Laravel is an open-source PHP framework that uses the model–view–controller (or MVC for short) architectural pattern. This week, I want to drill down more on what that means.Continue reading "Learning Laravel: What is Laravel?"