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 encourage...



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...

Laravel Homestead Projects


April 14, 2019

Keybase Static Site Verification

I recently converted my WordPress site over to a static site (using TightenCo's Jigsaw and ran into a problem I figured others might also: my web site verification failed because the URL to my verification file no longer exists. Keybase sent me an email with the subject "your web ( proof just broke" letting me know that I needed to replace the file or revoke...

General Laravel static-sites Jigsaw


March 6, 2019

Announcing Homestead Fifty Six

The most recent major release of Homestead dropped support for PHP 5.6 and 7.0. While these PHP versions are end of life and will no longer be receiving updates, some developers still need access to these tools. You can certainly use and old version of Homestead but at some point the base box will just be too far out of date and things will start breaking. The solution to this problem is for me...

General Laravel Linux Ubuntu Vagrant