TravisCI is a great service for running your continuous integration scripts, but when something isn’t working it can be a pain to resolve. One way of testing your script in order to fix it is to install Travis locally using Docker.
This is the website of Andy Carter a PHP and jQuery web developer in the Steel City. Working with CakePHP (and a bit of Textpattern and Drupal too).
Have you ever found yourself stuck with gibberish characters in a database that you’ve just imported? Is your data looking like someone’s tried to mask expletives? Then perhaps you’ve found yourself exporting a latin1 encoded database containing UTF-8 characters.
A look at using PHP traits with Laravel’s Eloquent models, hooking them up with events and making them configurable.
I’ve released the latest version of my Social Share plugin for CakePHP today.
Last week I found myself needing to quickly seed a column in a database with incremental datetime values. This is not something I’d ever needed to do before in MySQL, but the solution I found was beautifully simple. So I am going to share here how I did this and show you how you can easily populate a column for existing records with an incremental value.
Package managers like Composer for PHP and NPM for Node have become essential tools for simplifying a developer’s life. A package manager is a tool for keeping track of what you’ve installed, as well as installing and upgrading packages. They also check for dependencies and compatibility. Bower is a package manager for the web.
A beginners guide to the task runner Gulp. Taking a look at why you should use it and why it is possibly better than Grunt.
- I had one of the best replies to a support question I've ever received earlier today. A friendly email that not onl… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 11 April 2018
- Thoroughly enjoyed the Isles of Dogs earlier. Another fantastic Wes Anderson film. 🐶 8 April 2018
- I became an uncle for the second time last night. Really looking forward to meeting my new nephew in a week's time. 😀 23 March 2018
- RT @evolutednm: A huge shout out and thank you to Jimbo for 10 years of incredible, hard work at Evoluted! We're so grateful he's part of t… 22 March 2018
- So sad 😢 "Sudan, last male northern white rhino, dies in Kenya" bbc.co.uk/news/world-afr… 20 March 2018