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Hosting for Business and Pleasure

Hosting for Business and Pleasure
In the world of web hosting there are so many options it’s dizzying. Each boasting that they are faster, cheaper, and easier to setup tha [...]

Midwest PHP 2014

Midwest PHP 2014
MidwestPHP – Day 1 I recently attended the Midwest PHP conference and it was a truly great experience. I went last year and while the loc [...]

Developer Portability

Developer Portability
Developers Should Be Portable As you may or may not know (see: here ) I recently switched jobs. I went from a cutting edge marketing firm to th [...]

Conditional Insert / Update With The ...

Conditional Insert / Update With The Eloquent ORM
I have been using Laravel more and more lately (full post on that coming soon) and have really been enjoying the Eloquent ORM. I plan to extend [...]

The Midwest PHP Conference

The Midwest PHP Conference
The Midwest PHP Conference I attended the first ever Midwest PHP Conference last weekend and blogged about it on the Spyder Trap site. Please c [...]

Extend PHP error_log() Functionality

Extend PHP error_log() Functionality
Throughout development many of us use the built-in error_log() function quite a bit. I know I sure do when I am debugging models, controllers, a [...]

Developer Challenge Post

Developer Challenge Post
I recently participated in a 90-minute developer challenge and blogged about it on my employers website, check it out!

Autoload Classes w/ PHP

Autoload Classes w/ PHP
Are you using an object oriented approach with PHP and finding that your memory usage is going through the roof with the more classes that you [...]

New Project Stack

New Project Stack
After much deliberation my business partner and I have decided on the stack for our next project. It is going to be client-side-heavy and highly [...]

How I Code

How I Code
I wanted to write this post for a couple of reasons. The first is to (hopefully) provide some helpful insight into a different way of coding th [...]

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