The 3 Horizons
July 8, 2020
I recently read Gene Kim's, The Unicorn Project, and it touched upon the concept of The 3 Horizons. I have started to introduce this concept into my workplace and it has been getting a lot of positive responses.
Master Your IDE
July 1, 2020
Every pragmatic programmer knows how important it is to master their IDE (integrated development environment). I created a checklist of easy ways to know when you've mastered it. Since I primarily use PHP Storm in my workplace I will be providing examples and screenshots from the software.
Updating Laravel 4.2 to 5.0
June 22, 2020
The Pragmatic Programmer brings up an interesting idea that I think Laravel could have learned from earlier on. Avoid inheritance and decouple components. For this article, I will specifically be discussing Laravel and PHP so the examples will of course be from that language.
Books This Year – Update
June 15, 2020
I wrote a blog post earlier this year discussing the books I had read so far this year. This is an update for the books I have read since posting that.
Black Lives Matter
June 8, 2020
The world is going through changes. It's important to have conversations with people and use the platforms available to us to try help. I wanted to use this post today to highlight ways that anyone can help in the Toronto community.
Lazy Loading Images in WordPress
June 1, 2020
I was recently looking for a way to leverage lazy loading on a WordPress site while still using the srcset and custom image size functionality that comes with wp_get_attachment_image(). I found this article on Google's Web Dev Fundamentals that describes how to use intersection observer.