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?"
Yup, I am. Last year, I posted a lot about how I was building a state parks app to help with my goal of eventually visiting every park in the Wisconsin State Parks system. The most recent post was around November, though. Well, I am working on the app again and I am hoping to …Continue reading "Are you still working on the State Parks app?"
I spent years writing Laravel code at UWM but you might have noticed that I almost never wrote anything on this blog about it. I am hoping to address that here and now. If you don’t already know, Laravel is a free, open-source PHP web framework, intended for the development of web applications following the …Continue reading "Learning Laravel: Composer and The Laravel Installer"
Over the past few years, I have written an annual “prefered tools for coding” post. This time around, I wanted to focus more on the more basic software end of things. When I set up a mac after getting it, there are some basic applications that I always install right away. Let’s go through the …Continue reading "The first three apps that I install on my mac."
So, I am speaking at That Conference. I will be giving the talk “Locating your user in meatspace” on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 1:00 PM CDT. Swing by and I’ll show you what I have learned about geolocation and how to add it to your web application. You can pick up a $99 “ON …Continue reading "I’m speaking at That Conference Wisconsin, this year"
A few weeks ago, I started a series where I planned to cover Tailwind to the best of my ability. Over the years, I have used Bootstrap and Bulma a heck of a lot but I wanted to branch out a little. Today’s post is going to cover borders, shapes, and backgrounds. Let’s get started.Continue reading "Learning Tailwind: Borders, Shapes and Backgrounds"
I haven’t talked about regular expressions much on this blog and that is mainly because I don’t feel like I understand the topic enough. We are going to work on that, today. Regular expressions (or regex) are patterns used to match character combinations in strings. There are regex strings to test for valid phone numbers, …Continue reading "How to use regex and vue to validate form input"