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