Ramblings of an Engineer

Author - developerjack

The Weekly #27

Howdy folks! A handful of interesting reads to fill your morning coffee break today. I’m also planning to down code and take some time off this week (so expect to see a few less tweets too!) Why Developer...

The Weekly #26

Hey there tweeps! I saw some awkwardly bad API designs this week both with idempotent verbs and terribly inconsistent schema. A great reminder to be grateful for the API features you already have! Leveraging Log...

The Weekly #25

Howdy folks! What a busy but awesome week that was, right!? Friday was release day where we dropped some new API features and announced some updates that I'm super excited about. I'll blog more once those...

The Weekly #24

G'day everyone! This week I was able to publish the first sneak peek at a long-awaited feature on one of our most popular products & APIs. I've also made exciting progress and will have the first install...

Laravel resource and subdomain routes

Working on a side project this weekend I encountered an inconvenient default behaviour in Laravel's routing. Primarily, it just wasn't documented. Courtesy of this StackOverflow answer, I found the issue. As a...

The Weekly #23

Gday folks! A short weekly post from me this week as I'm madly coding up a storm on a side project =D Stay tuned for details. Perfection IsĀ Useless 1 April 2018 A short but sweet exploration of feature creep and...

The Weekly #22

Howdy! A delightfully short week this week after the long weekend although I will admit that my inbox and slack notifications presented a challenge on Wednesday. I managed to get blocked by Ruslan Kogan for calling out...

Publishing on Gutenberg

Over the past few weeks I've been migrating my blog from being a static site built with Hugo to a site running on WordPress. Having been away from the CMS space for over 3 years, whats it like returning to use...

The Weekly #21

Howdy folks! Another week, another weekly! This time coming to you from a relaxing long weekend of kicking back and writing code. Building a Blockchain: What, How, and Why 21 March 2018 A great summary of (to borrow the...

The Weekly #20

Howdy folks! A week of code (at work) and a weekend of code (for side hacks) so I'm pretty stoked to be writing plain old English to wrap up the week's writing! Now, Turning to Reason, & Its Just Sweetness...