I like to write and I like to code and sometimes I write about coding.
Recently, I was working on a Laravel website that is powered by a Wordpress CMS with a lot of static content. While developing the site, performance was never really an issue but once we started getting a lot of users the page speed got much worse. In order to solve this problem, we implemented Laravel’s caching facade. In this post, I’ll explain how to did so.
In this post, I’m going to dive into the weird and wacky world of Regular Expressions to breakdown how to replace the contents of an HTML string using PHP.
Over the course of the last year and a half, I've been implementing unit tests on an API which is responsible for sending and receiving data to a web and mobile application. Let this blog post serve as a healthy reminder of how not to write unit tests, based on the potholes I've dug for myself.
If you want to make sure that the data getting sent to the back-end of your react app is ready to be perfectly parsed and saved into the database then you should be using propTypes, React's built-in validation type checker.
In this post, I'm going to explain how to build a dynamic next page button that fires when clicked, requesting and displaying additional data from a back-end service via AJAX.
In this post I'm going to walk through the installation steps necessary to get React working in a Laravel project that uses Gulp.
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Writing is a way of clarifying my thinking and putting my curiosity on steroids. I spent a year and a half traveling in Asia and South America. This is where I went, what I saw and how it felt, raw and unfiltered:
After spending three months in the wonderful landscapes of Patagonia spending a paltry average of $30 a day, I decided to write a book about how I made this a reality, in hopes that I would open up such an adventure to other like-minded travelers. Patagonia On A Budget is available to purchase on Amazon.
Traveling in Patagonia doesn't have to be as expensive as packaged tour operators, TripAdvisor and Lonely Planet might make you believe. With Patagonia On A Budget, you'll learn:
The best value on the craziest adventures
Prices and details for accommodation, transportation and activities in every destination
Detailed maps and itineraries of the most popular backpacking routes
Recommended campgrounds with the best rates and facilities
Instructions and safety advice for hitchhiking
The electronics, websites, and applications to depend on during your expedition
Special instructions for surviving and thriving during long hikes through national parks.
Learn more at PatagoniaOnABudget.com