How to setup a WordPress local environment with Laravel Homestead

I was switching between working on a Laravel project and working on updating the theme for this site and I found myself starting Local by Flywheel, when I realised that I have a Homestead machine running in the background. So I figured that I should make WordPress work on Homestead as well. As it seems,[…]

Some recommendations from IndieHackers

I really like reading IndieHackers even if it’s just for the sheer amount of inspiration the put out. So I put together a few of the articles I like to read most over there. If you are familiar with the site you may have already read these articles but if not, check them out, they’re[…]

List of interesting links – 31 July ’18

Introducing today’s list, and as a disclaimer, its pretty much mostly frontend this time around: ShopTalk Show – Full Stack Crossover with Adam Wathan – this is actually the most recent item on the list, but given that it has both Chris Coyier and Adam Wathan I will name this the week’s top recommendation. Build a state management[…]

Clean up unused CSS with PurgeCSS on Laravel and WordPress

I read recently the article How I dropped 250KB of dead CSS weight with PurgeCSS and thought I should put out my setup for this situation. I use Laravel Mix for both Laravel development and also for my WordPress work. My main stack includes Vue.js and TailwindCSS, so these snippets will do just fine when[…]

List of interesting links – 24 July ’18

Coming back for the second consecutive week, these are some of the more interesting articles I read this past week What Every Young Man Should Understand About the Power of Compound Interest – a nice article from the Art of Manliness site that is meant to bring a bit more actually useful information to today’s[…]

List of interesting links – 16 July ’18

I used to write here, at one point, a list of interesting links I found online in the previous week. Then I got sucked into work and stopped posting, and then my old host lost my data. Now, I am trying to get back into writing and armed with better knowledge, better taste in what[…]