Improving Pagespeed Insights Score from 0 to 75+ with Laravel

30th August 2018 at 7:00:pm

Recently I had a client contact me asking me to improve the load times of their website. After some analysis I found that the pagespeed scor...

Security Considerations for Laravel Nova Package Developers

26th August 2018 at 10:00:pm

With the release of Laravel Nova, I've seen a lot of new packages being created for it this week. Unfortunately not all of them have been bu...

Introducing Throttleable

25th October 2017 at 9:20:pm

My first Laravel Package is now available on Github: https://github.com/MadMikeyB/throttleableWhy?Now, I know your first thought is of Graha...

Test Driven Development, Bitbucket Pipelines and Laravel Forge

5th September 2017 at 5:16:pm

I'm currently building a web application using Laravel 5.4 as my framework and Laravel Forge as my hosting provider, utilising the awesome p...

"Without touching a line of code!"

30th October 2016 at 10:08:pm

This phrase annoys me, and yet, it's everywhere. Most products and 'site builders' often include the phraseWithout touching a line of code!L...

Minimalism

23rd February 2016 at 9:44:pm

I'm becoming more minimalist recently. I find myself with the increasing urge to purge things from my life.Let's take my bedroom for example...

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