During the development phase it’s important to test sending emails without sending to end users or clients that’s where Mailtrap comes in. Mailtrap allows you to send emails without fear of spamming your customers. The emails will be sent Mailtrap where you can see emails sent from your site and inspect them.Continue Reading
Stat counter have accounted mobile and tablet internet usage exceeds desktop for first time worldwide! It was only a matter of time before this was a reality. In October mobiles and tablets accounted for 51.3% of traffic whilst desktop had 48.7% usage.Continue Reading
For quite sometime I’ve been using wakatime, a tool that integrates with lots of IDE’s and Editors to automatically track time you’ve actually spend programming. What’s really nice is you don’t notice it but when logging on to the Wakatime website you can see your states, and see how you compare to the rest of your team or the wider community.Continue Reading
Today I received an email inviting me to take part in a front end tooling survey, which I of course did, I'm sharing this to invite you to also take this survey, the more developers/designers that take the course the more interesting the results will be.Continue Reading
Slack is a great tool for teams I use it to communicate with the rest of my team, recently I’ve been wanting my web applications to send notifications to certain Slack channels. The Slack incoming webhook API is perfect for this task.Continue Reading
Mac’s come with PHP installed but they don’t come with the PHP extension INTL installed. This can cause problems when running projects locally that require INTL such as Nova Framework, Thankfully it’s easy to install using HomeBrew.Continue Reading
For anyone that uses Github know’s how useful it is, especially on the collaboration front. Allowing other people to work on your projects, for instance for Nova Framework I have a Docs repo. When I update the docs it would be really good if the website docs could be updated automatically. In this tutorial I will cover how to setup a hook and do something with it on a remote website using PHP.Continue Reading
Want to get involved with open source and contribute but don’t know where to start? Good new Github is starting Hacktoberfest. A month-long celebration of open source software. The idea is make at least 4 pull requests between the 1st of 31st of October and get a limited edition T-shirt.Continue Reading
I can’t tell you, so far I’ve counted 6 and yet still my property is yet to be connected.
As well as this 10 enquiries to KCOM customer service have been made none of which have been resolved.
An all round embarrassingly poor install managed by KCOM.Continue Reading