Author: Mike

As the Laravel ecosystem evolves, it’s continuously adding new and useful tools, features. One of those new features is Sanctum. Sanctum was formerly named Airlock. If you remember Laravel Passport, you’ll enjoy the new Laravel Sanctum feature! Sanctum was designed to provide an ultra-lightweight authentication system for your single-page applications, mobile applications and simple

As you may be aware, I recently went full-time solo remote consulting, while working hard on my business. It's been a very exciting time! This blog is still a top priority to me, therefore, I'd like to keep it that way. As a result, I've decided there will be regular postings at scheduled

A new year, a new setup! I get these questions from time-to-time on how my setup has progressed over the years, and decided it's time for a new blog post about it. IDE I mainly program in PHP, therefore my defacto editor is PHPStorm for desktop. I prefer the dark material theme as often I'm

It's become a norm, expecting that any tech company will hand you a coding challenge right off the bat before going through the process with you. While I've had my reservations about the process for a long time, I wanted to dive into the premise of the challenge entirely. Challenges: Are they useful? It's hard

As you may of noticed, I’ve went ahead and implemented Carbon advertisements on my site! The advertisements will help me offset the cost of running this blog and gives me more time to do what I love: creating content! Let me know if you have any display issues caused by the advertisements, and thank

After long consideration and events within my life, I’m moving from my place to the another country property full time! It’s going to be a massive shift in lifestyle, but it’s where I want to be in life. I’m excited for what the future holds and I’ll be doing 100% remote consulting work