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Things I've Written

Sometimes I write stuff down. Sometimes it even makes sense.. You might find a useful tutorial here. Or you might just get a headache. Who knows?


What is the Momo Challenge and is it real?
What is the Momo Challenge and is it real?

Social media has gone mad over the last week with photos of a creepy looking woman who apparantly tries to get kids to commit suicide. We'll look into Momo and how to keep kids safe on the internet.


Published On: Friday 1st of March 2019 11:08:07


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Configuring Ubuntu, Windows and SSH
Configuring Ubuntu, Windows and SSH

Coming from developing mainly on a Mac, setting up my Windows dev machine was an interesting experience. This guide reminds me how I set up SSH using Putty and Digital Ocean


Published On: Sunday 27th of January 2019 17:58:31


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Using Eloquent with Laravel
Using Eloquent with Laravel

Eloquent provides a nice and easy way to define the relationships between the models in your application. Learn how to define relationships and query MySql through Eloquent models.


Published On: Wednesday 23rd of January 2019 18:34:57


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Speeding up Laravel with Redis
Speeding up Laravel with Redis

Caching is awesome when used where needed and can make Laravel go much faster. We'll call an API and cache the result using Redis.


Published On: Monday 14th of January 2019 23:05:07


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Creating PDF's with Laravel
Creating PDF's with Laravel

We'll use Laravel and Mpdf to generate a voucher code PDF.


Published On: Saturday 12th of January 2019 15:15:46


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Adding Composer to Vagrant with Ansible
Adding Composer to Vagrant with Ansible

Adding a Composer installation to your Vagrant box by using Ansible.


Published On: Thursday 10th of January 2019 17:48:09


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