From inspiration to implementation, I write about web development, design, and more.

Why would you be given wings if you weren’t meant to fly?

— Leslye Walton

Choices and Control

Happy New Year! It's the first day of a new year and I like to spend the first day of any new year, or month, or week, or the first hour that I'm awake, even, reminding myself that there are going to be plenty of things that are going to be out of my...

We believe in the wrong things. That’s what frustrates me the most. Not the lack of belief, but the belief in the wrong things. You want meaning? Well, the meanings are out there. We’re just so damn good at reading them wrong.

Laravel with a legacy database

If you ever need to work with a database that doesn't quite follow convention, remember that Laravel has some pretty sweet built-in functionality to help you use that old data in new ways. For example, let's say that you work for a company that's been...