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July 30, 2015

Speaking at php[world] 2015!

I’m happy to share that I’ll be speaking at php[world] 2015 in Washington, DC! I spoke at the first php[world] conference in November 2014 and it was a blast. I’m really excited to be going back for the second year. I will be giving an updated version of my Laravel Homestead & Forge talk entitled "Laravel 5.1: From Homestead to the Cloud" A lot has changed and...

Conferences Speaking

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July 7, 2015

Music Lera Lynn My Least Favorite Life

I heard this song on the HBO series True Detective, found it really haunting and it stuck with me.

Music

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July 1, 2015

In Transit

In Memphis, I’m the guy known for starting stuff. I have mostly started nonprofits and user groups. Honestly I’ve helped start more than I’ve actually started myself. I’ve had great fortune over the past several years to get to meet really awesome people in Memphis who share my desire to see technical events and communities grow here. We’ve done a lot of awesome...

Community

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June 24, 2015

How I use Laravel Homestead everyday

How I use Homestead in my Laravel (and non-Laravel) Applications I feel like I’ve been talking about homestead a lot lately. I feel like Vagrant is such an important part of a developer's workflow. If you are still using MAMP, WAMP, or installing Virtual Machines manually you are wasting so much of your own time (and your clients money) by not using prebuilt development environments....

Laravel PHP Vagrant

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