Starting with Laravel #2 – Choosing battles

Knitting needles and crochet hook on a blue shield

At first I foolishly thought that setting up nginx and PHP would be easy. But I am a cross between an artist and a developer, not an operations engineer. And therefore I switched back to default Apache server. Also I have different opinions about the front-end side of the things. Continue reading “Starting with Laravel #2 – Choosing battles”

Starting with Laravel #1 – Setting up dev environment

Server on cloud saying "Hi! I am your imaginary friend"

As I have written in a post about my skills I wanted to try a PHP framework after a while, other than WordPress which I haven’t seen since I started working at my day job. My poison of choice in this case is framework called Laravel. There was no special reason I just read about it sometime ago and liked it enough to remember its name. Also I don’t like Nette because of historical reasons1. Continue reading “Starting with Laravel #1 – Setting up dev environment”

  1. When I tried it for the first time couple of years ago it had no documentation and I hate flying bat style

Skills planning March 2017

Three arrows pointing to different directions

It has been a month since I made first skill set map and after just a month it needs an update. It’s not complete because it’s optimized for my day job and not anything else. In April it’ll contain also natural language skills, drawing skills and some business skills. Continue reading “Skills planning March 2017”