Creating Custom Laravel Helpers

Posted by ekomobong on Oct 2, 2017

Helper functions are just to make writing Laravel views easier, but I feel people will start writing tons of poorly organized functional PHP again.

Never mind, let's learn how to create one.

My First Experience with Creality CR-10 3D Printer

Posted by joshua on Sep 29, 2017
The 3D printer is a fascinating innovation of science and an interesting tool of art. It's marveling as you watch your thoughts become reality at your comfort zone.

Exploring UX in Mobile Apps

Posted by ugochinyereze on Sep 26, 2017

UX; User Experience is often wrongly Interchanged with UI (User Interface), even by industries that offer employment to the latter. This misconception is one of the reasons mobile apps get low ratings in the app store.

Unravelling the Matrix Display

Posted by joshua on Aug 24, 2017

Building a text display using Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) is quite interesting. There are different configurations which these LEDs could be arranged to form a matrix. It could be a 5 x 7 matrix (i.e.

Basic GIT commands with examples

Posted by richie on Aug 23, 2017

Git is an essential revision control system for programmers because it aids in managing changes as well as enhance collaborative work. For beginner level programmers, learning to using git on the command line could be a necessary first step but memorizing every command isn't quite simple.

Loads of Stuff

Posted by ugochinyereze on Aug 17, 2017

While using my android phone in the past, I have been skeptical about using some features initially there to make me more comfortable. One of these features was the Auto Rotation feature.

From Dusk Till Dawn

Posted by ugochinyereze on Aug 17, 2017

Writing website tests in Laravel could generally follow a simple algorithm: Write tests -> Run tests (kudos to phpunit) -> evaluate the output message -> Repair or restructure the main code. Generally, while doing unit tests, everything is close to perfect.

Using the Superfish dropdown menu in Drupal 8

Posted by rebecca on Aug 4, 2017

Superfish is a smart and flexible module for creating nice, responsive and flexible dropdown menus. With just a few clicks, you can get everything set up.

Laravel 5.4 error: Specified key was too long

Posted by nathaniel on Aug 2, 2017

Laravel 5.4 made a change to the default database character set, and it’s now utf8mb4 which includes support for storing emojis (ideagrams and smileys used in electronic messages and web pages).

Drupal 8: How to hide upcoming events in views after event or specific date

Posted by richie on Oct 28, 2016

Best use cases to hide upcoming events in views after event or specific date in Drupal 8 would be creating an upcoming event views block and page without the Calendar module. After the event has passed, it's necessary for the event to be unpublished from views display.

10 reasons to have a professional company website

Posted by richie on Oct 14, 2016

In this Information age and advanced technologies, undermining the relevance of a company website with excuses such as: ‘A website is not necessary, a website isn’t within my budget, my company don’t use computers for operation neither do my potential clients/customers’ are all misconceptions.

15 Most Important Features to consider in choosing a Web Host

Posted by richie on Feb 12, 2016

As a web designer, we don’t just design a site to stay permanently in our own computers: we push them up to the web for public accessibility and traffic. Choosing a web host could be confusing and difficult if you don’t know features to look out for.