January 20, 2020

Whiskey Tango Awkward Foxtrot

It's taken me 7? 8? months to write this blog post. It's the "how do I explain to blog readers I'm no longer working where I've spent the past year and a half? and I signed documents so I can't talk about it" blog post. So yeah, if we haven't spoken in the past 8 months, there's a good chance you're just now finding out I've been working for a startup writing Python and building Ansible backed...

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June 17, 2019

Explaining Laravel Settler

If you view the of the Laravel Settler repository you’ll likely notice the not so inviting “You probably don’t want this repo”. While I try to be as inviting as I can across all open source repositories this one has always been a bit of the exception. The reason for this is because Settler has no continuous integration or continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipeline....

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May 28, 2019

Homestead Fifty Six No Longer For Sale

Homestead Fifty Six was an amazing learning experience for me. was an invaluable tool that allowed me to spend more time building my project rather than building out invoices and card processing. I also want to thank the sole customer who subscribed. The support from them was huge. While Homestead Fifty Six is no longer for sale, you can happily check it out on GitHub. I...



April 19, 2019

Shifting Homestead

No, not quite the Laravel Shift you may be thinking of. Shifting Homestead means we are taking some features that are currently baked into Laravel Settler and moving them to be installed on demand from Laravel Homestead as configuration items. If you don’t use these features you may never notice a change at all. If you are using any of these features you might notice your first "vagrant up"...

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