Laravel, Composer and Optimize

So I write these little tech snippets mostly as a personal journal for my future self. Anyway, got caught again at work by a weird situation where dev and test/prod environments differed. Well, not really, but kind of. What? I deployed our main app last month after upgrading it to Laravel 5 and all seemed […]

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More Janky Snowboarding Video

I went to Eldora Ski Resort recently for a little solo snowboarding, and the weather was a blizzard. It was still an awesome day though, mostly because there was a surfeit of powder and a deficit of people on the slopes. But man was it windy. Also, it’s weird how silent it gets when you’re […]

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Automated Testing with Codeception

I gave a little presentation at work the other day on using automated testing in my Laravel project using Codeception. Here’s a screencast. The audio is a little low, so there’s a basic transcript below the video. Enjoy. ========================================== Transcript… ========================================== [chrome: show feature request in jira] so here’s a little example of writing an […]

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Come Ski With Me

My sister and her family came for a visit over the Christmas Holidays and we spent a couple of days skiing up at Eldora Mountain Resort. Eldora is a small ski area (not really anything “resort” about it), about 50 minutes drive from our house. I took some shaky video of the trip which you […]

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Come Run With Me

I went for a snowy run the other day on the trails behind our house and created a video to share the beauty. Video is taken along the East Boulder Trail at the Gunbarrel Farms trailhead, behind our house. Maybe the videos are a little too much sharing, a little too much self-promotion, but that’s […]

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