Adventures and musings in the world of web development

Working back to front

May 7, 2019

Cart before the horse Best & Worst Ever Photo Blog I think I began working on ViewCrafter about July last year. There wasn't much traction at first -... continue reading

Tagging blog posts in Jigsaw (part 2)

April 9, 2019

In my last post I outlined a couple of fairly simple ways of introducing tags to posts using Jigsaw, but each of them needs a little... continue reading

Tagging blog posts in Jigsaw

April 2, 2019

This is the first of two posts. Part 2 I've started setting aside a small part of each day to write. I'm hoping that something will... continue reading

Vuex states and snapshots

January 21, 2019

My current (yet to be named) project for Savvy Wombat is using a Vue-based front end, with several interacting components. Each page might be made... continue reading

Don't use in-memory SQLite for testing Laravel

November 10, 2018

The PDO/SQLite driver for PHP lets you create a connection to an in-memory database - I'd been using this for testing in various projects for... continue reading

Laravel Mix and BrowserSync

November 1, 2018

To be honest, I hadn't really bothered with BrowserSync before I'd started using Jigsaw a couple of weeks ago. But I got a taste for... continue reading

Getting Tailwind CSS into Jigsaw

October 23, 2018

This site is powered by the static site generator Jigsaw, and uses the Tailwind utility-first CSS framework. Getting Tailwind into Jigsaw is pretty easy if you're already... continue reading

It begins

October 22, 2018

(again) This blog is being resurrected after a long break. The motivation for this has been partly because I wanted to give myself more time and space... continue reading