Even if you never touch a Laravel installation, I highly recommend a subscription to Laracasts, the video series by Jeffrey Waye. It is filled with tons of videos that are not specifically about Laravel and everything to do with coding well. I return to it often. The one that has stuck with me and you read more >> . . .
I started my first code in Windows 3.0 using Notepad. When HotDog and Netscape’s editor came along, it seemed a pretty good idea to use something that did some of the work for me. When I started coding for Flash, Dreamweaver* was bundled with the Macromedia package and seemed okay until I viewed the source read more >> . . .
I validate every page I publish against the W3C Validator. Some of you may call me on that, if I’ve overlooked any pages please do. Many of the developers I’ve worked with hold the position that if the page works, and all devices render it as expected, validation doesn’t matter and is unnecessary. These are read more >> . . .
We’ve all been there. Working with a legacy code base that had overgrown with time, no documentation, thousands of lines of code and you have one simple task, find where a value is set and change it. As you dig through volumes of code, winding your way through the logic and returns that lead you read more >> . . .