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Policies and Route::apiResource in Laravel

While I’ve been a PHP developer for 20 years, Laravel is a new area for me, and I must say, am as happy as the proverbial pig. But I did encounter a really head-scratching...

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Deleting data: soft, hard or audit?

For years I have developed web apps with the idea of soft deletes: when data is deleted, it is simply marked as “deleted”, but not actually deleted from the...

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“Hello, World!” in the real world

“Hello, World!” means something to most programmers – after all, it is most probably the very first thing you wrote code about. I know that my first year...

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Extending the ItemHelper for Joomla

There are times in Joomla where you want a bit of control over your content at the template override level – such as showing the first X characters of a string. PHP...

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How to easily access to Custom Fields in Joomla

Over the past few years, I’ve had to get more and more involved in developing Joomla websites. Joomla is such a powerful, flexible and user-friendly CMS to work...

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Learning Laravel: extending Laravel’s Auth workflow without re-coding

There’s a project on the horizon and I thought it would be a great candidate for getting my teeth in to Laravel. So I wanted to do some basic ideas that would...

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The strengths (and limits) of Joomla's overrides

I’ve developed a few sites using Joomla – this is one of them. And one of the best parts of Joomla are the layout overrides. Nothing irks me more than when...

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Upcoming changes to Joomla 4's head include

I do admit that I like to be in control of the markup of a site - I like to know what is being loaded, and why – and I like to have some say in what gets loaded...

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Policies and Route::apiResource in Laravel

While I’ve been a PHP developer for 20 years, Laravel is a new area for me, and I must say, am as happy as the proverbial pig. But I did encounter a really head-scratching...

Continue reading...

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Build vs Buy: The never-ending decision

This article was written for and originally appeared on Blueprint by Tiny. It always feels pretty awesome to buy something. Especially when the delivery guy...

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Working with noneditable content in TinyMCE

This article was written for and originally appeared on Blueprint by Tiny. The noneditable plugin is a core plugin of TinyMCE, and is available to all users,...

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Making the most of templates in TinyMCE

This article was written for and originally appeared on Blueprint by Tiny. When writing content, templates can save users a lot of time, especially when they’re...

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I am the Development Director (and co-owner) at Mity Digital, a Melbourne-based digital agency specialising in responsive web design, custom web development and graphic design.
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