How I deploy Laravel apps

29th January 2018 10:00 pm

A while back I provided details of the web server setup I used for Django applications. Nowadays I tend to use Laravel most of the time, so…

Why the speed of your MVC framework is usually a red herring

28th January 2018 8:20 pm

Skim through any programming-related forum and you'll often find statements along the lines of the following: "I chose Lumen for my website…

Deploying your Laravel application with Deployer

22nd January 2018 12:00 pm

Deployment processes have a nasty tendency to be a mish-mash of cobbled-together scripts or utilities in many web shops, with little or no…

Creating a caching user provider for Laravel

12th January 2018 1:16 pm

EDIT: I no longer recommend this approach - please refer here for an alternative approach to this. If you have a Laravel application that…

Adding OpenSearch support to your site

10th January 2018 10:07 pm

For the uninitiated, OpenSearch is the technology that lets you enter a site's URL, and then press Tab to start searching on that site - you…