Front End

Front end developer moving to Laravel

I’ve been doing front end for a quite a while, I decided to back into server side development.  I’ve work a lot in the past in WordPress building and writing my own themes and plugins for my WordPress projects.  But they’re is no better feeling than building your own application from the ground up.

Laravel

Different Charts Api

I recently worked on a project which required to build admin application which needed to produce some insight reports. Like most projects of this sort it required using a charting package. I decided to spend an hour with each one and build a basic bar chart. To see how each api performs.

Different Charts Api

My Current Vim Plugins

I’ve currently been using Vim as my main editor for the past two years, before that I was mainly Netbeans guy. The initial hurdle of learning all the different modes and creating your own vimrc. Can be a challenge at the start but if you stick with it can be very rewarding and time saving editor.

My Current Vim Plugins

Web testing with PhantomCss

When working on large projects with multiple developers over time a stylesheet can become very difficult and time consuming making changes. As the butterfly effect can truly kick in when you have to track what changes affect which ones through the site. Changing the width of a container on one page can ruin another layout of another page.

Web Testing with PhantomCss