Goals for 2018

I’ve been reading a lot of blogs from software and web developers recently and many of them post about reviewing the last year, predictions for the coming year or their goals for the coming year. When reading one of these recently I was inspired to follow suit, because the new year of all times of the year is a great time for evaluating. In light of this, here’s what I’d like to work towards in 2018. 1. Blogging My writing … Continued

New Go Learning Website – GolangCode.com

I’ve recently started a new site, helping with the basics of learning go. It’s not exactly a tutorial website, where every step of the how-to guide is explained to you, but more of a snippet repository – a starting point to working out how to do anything and everything which you might be looking at tackleing. This ranges from go routines to json encoding to file management to build processes. View GolangCode.com Photo by Brad Smith

9 Things I Wish I’d Known about PHP Years Ago

I have been working with PHP for a good number of years now – (not including WordPress development, does that count? 😉 ). Here are some of the things I wish I’d known at the very beginning. Most of them are small little code snippets but there are also a few points about diving into the code too deep. Towards the end are a few helpful resources which have helped me out along the way. Coding: 1. Array Manipulation Since … Continued

3 Reasons to Start using Sass Today

Sass is great! So I thought I would write a few brief reasons why you should start using Sass today (if you’re not already – in which good on you!). For those of you who haven’t heard of Sass, it’s a CSS preprocessor. This means that as you write your CSS it gets processed and converted into standard CSS. This means that all the work is done before reaching the browser, so you don’t need any special libraries or extra … Continued