Marketing is harder than writing

Soon, my latest book on Composer will be available for free. I thought I'd write an article to explain the reasoning behind this move. Why is it free? Originally, I had planned for my latest book to be a premium …
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Code Smart will arrive this month

Hey there code wranglers! I think it's about time I gave you fine folk another update on how Code Smart is coming along. I've been working hard over the last months to get Code Smart in a shape that's fit …
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Code Smart Questions Answered

Howdy readers! I'm here today to bring you some good news. An update on 'Code Smart'! I announced Code Smart a while ago, and many of you lovely folks have been asking how it's been progressing. Let's answer all those …
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PHP: The Composer Lock File

Everywhere that I go, conference, the supermarket, the dentist, building sites, people always ask me about the Composer lock file. It's a mystery that seems to cause confusion all across the globe. Well, boys and girls, I'm here today to …
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New Website

Hey there! If you're reading this, then my DNS has finally propegated, and the new site is live! Woohoo! My site has been needing a little love for a long time. Originally, I had written a markdown-based flat file system …
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For Everyone

Until recently, my bookshelf contained titles that were purely Laravel related. 'Code Happy' and 'Code Bright'. They've been extremely popular with the Laravel community, and I sincerely hope that 'Code Smart' is equally as successful. I've recently released a title …
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Release: PHP Pandas

Great news! My latest title 'PHP Pandas' is now available for purchase on Leanpub.com. PHP Pandas is the PHP book for everyone. It's a syntax book, that doesn't assume any prior knowledge of development. It's great way for beginners …
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The Rules Of Dayle

I don't have a religion, and I don't want to start a debate about religion. It's an argument that no one ever wins. Wars have been (and still are) fought over similar arguments. I do however, like how certain religions …
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Coca Cola

We're living in a capitalist culture. I'm part of it. I'm not about to go and live in a hut and grow my own potatoes. I'm not moving to China. Don't freak out! I'm just aware that it exists. Though, …
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Marvel Unlimited

First of all, I'd like to announce that I'm a huge fan of comic books. Especially comics that contain superheroes. Naturally, this means that I'm an absolutely gigantic fan of the Marvel Universe. Now don't me wrong, I like DC …
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What's this all about?

I know what you're thinking. I already have a blog. It has articles about Laravel and web development in general. I think that's what people come to expect when they visit my site. That's fine! I love tinkering with Laravel, …
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Game: Damn it!

Dear Squaresof-enix, I have finally accepted that there will never be another good Final Fantasy game, I have accepted that you have whored out on making little social games or iPhone ports. So please don't rub it in my face, …
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