If you’re anything like me when you’re at your computer, you’re easily distracted by pretty much anything. Create as many Desktops or Spaces as you want, a rogue bouncing icon will kill that nice flow that you’re in.
Enter my favorite hidden feature of OS X: Single Application Mode.
Phil Sturgeon is correct, Laravel is awesome. However, the above post is more about community and choosing your tools.
Also, no framework can ever be “dead” until its developers stop working and publishing it. CodeIgniter was at risk of this but then the Reactor Team was created. The Reactor team has been doing a good job keeping it going, albeit slowly
More articles on Laravel are coming as I’ve been enjoying the hell out of it.
Looking forward to those new articles and completely agree with this post.
The lines between design and development get more blurred every day
At points I have made decisions that directly affect the design of a project. Take the spacing between elements for instance: when developing in a responsive context this becomes a programming problem as well as a design one. It is therefore increasingly likely that it is important to not only understand design but also have the creative capacity to design as a developer.
I think I’m ready to discuss Git submodules. My chronic problem with submodules is that I don’t use them often enough to understand how they work. From what I gather, you can do a lot more than what I’ll cover, but I’m only interested in just placing a repo in a repo.
Justin Windle has just released a new physics engine called CoffeePhysics, which as it’s name states, is written in CoffeeScript. It is quite lightweight (minified, it’s just 8KB), but also very powerful.
There are a number of demos that show the performance and features of the library,…