September 2, 2019

VisBug (Dev Tools for Designers)

I was listening to the ShopTalk Show a little while ago and they had Adam Argyle on talking about VisBug. It's a browser extension that is almost like Dev Tools for designers. I like the...


March 7, 2019

Laracon Online 2019 Notes and Thoughts

These are my notes from Laracon 2019 was an interesting conference and a lot of fun. I think you may still be able to buy tickets to access the recordings at It is nice being...


December 15, 2018

Testing mocked email in WordPress with PHPUnit

Before we get started this post assumes the following. You have some understanding of PHPUnit and using it with WordPress You are scaffolding your...


December 17, 2016

Sync Google Tasks With IFTTT

So I recently purchased an Amazon Echo and I wanted to be able to add todos to my list via my voice. However the built in task manager is extremely simple and I did not have any interest in the two...


November 8, 2016

Check Out Down Them All Extension for Firefox

Quick tip I figured I would share. If you ever need to download a larger amount of images and you do not have FTP access and you know the URLs. Down Them All extension for Firefox is great. All you...


October 30, 2016

Introducing Press CLI: A Configurable WordPress Installer

So I have been wanting to build a WordPress installer for a while now. It is a lot of effort setting up multiple WordPress installs in the same basic configuration to start a project. I admit it I am...


July 3, 2016

Setting Up Your Shell Configuration and OHMyZSH

A while ago I wrote a post on Setting Up Your Shell. I wanted to follow up with more information about ZShell and OHMyZSH. Since both have really made using the terminal a lot easier and more...


June 26, 2016

Setting up Mailhog on MAMP

Mailhog is a tool that allows all of your outgoing mail to be intercepted. This is great for your development environment since you may need to test things incrementally. You really do not want your...


June 25, 2016

Launchcode Mentorship

I was mentoring this month for Launchcode. it has been a pretty good experience so far it would have been a nice option when I was learning. Many people in the industry do not have a formal education...


June 14, 2016

Looking Into Statamic Flat File CMS

I still have not built anything with Statamic but it seems really promising. Even at $200 a license I believe it would be worth it. Well at least if you are working on a site for a business. I would...