Hi, I'm Matthew Daly.

I'm a web developer, and have worked in the industry for about a decade now. I live in Norfolk and work in Norwich (except during lockdown, when I've been working from home).

Right now, I work primarily with Laravel and React.js, and on maintaining and migrating a legacy Zend 1 project. I've also worked with Django, Angular 1, CodeIgniter, Backbone.js, Vue.js, and Phonegap in the past.

I blog about the challenges of and solutions for dealing with legacy code, web app performance, modern PHP and Javascript development, and anything else I find interesting.

You can find me on Twitter, Mastodon and GitHub

Recent posts

So... I learned Drupal

27th May 2024 1:00 pm

Late last year, at work they were looking for people to train up and get certified on working with Drupal so we could bid for jobs working with it. I can't say I'm a big fan of…

Retiring Laravel Azure Storage

24th March 2024 4:30 pm

Today I abandoned my most popular open source package, Laravel Azure Storage . According to Packagist, it's been installed nearly two million times down the years, and it has 22…

Why I haven't posted much this year

26th August 2023 6:39 pm

If you regularly read this blog, you may have noticed that I haven't posted much this year. There's a reason for this - a lot of my spare time has been taken up working on a new…

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