WordPress Developer Educator at Delicious Brains

This week I started my new journey as the WordPress Developer Educator at Delicious Brains. I could not be more enthusiastic about where this path will take me. Why Delicious Brains? Delicious Brains is a WordPress focused company that not only I admire but they have a solid standing in the WordPress community. They build, in… Continue reading WordPress Developer Educator at Delicious Brains

My freeCodeCamp Article on PHP Error Reporting

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Earlier this year I shared my professional goals for 2021. One of those goals was that I wanted to seek out more writing opportunities for other online publications. While the crux of that goal was to get paid to write more, sometimes an opportunity comes along that is worth more than money. Sometime in 2019,… Continue reading My freeCodeCamp Article on PHP Error Reporting

Professional Goals for 2021

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Yesterday I posted my personal goals for 2021. During the course of drafting that post, I realised I had some goals that were very specifically relevant to my career as a software developer, and therefore my ability to earn income, and some that were not. Those that were specific to my career, and either directly… Continue reading Professional Goals for 2021

Setting Up a Matrix Server on Ubuntu 20.04 – Part 1

For about the past six months or so, I’ve been interested in the open, decentralized communications standard called Matrix. In May of this year, it was announced on TechCrunch that Automattic had invested $4.6 million into the company behind the Matrix standard. The company in question, New Vector (now rebranded as Element) also develop an… Continue reading Setting Up a Matrix Server on Ubuntu 20.04 – Part 1

ASUS Zenbook 15 UX533FD review – an Ubuntu friendly developer laptop

I’ve always been a fan of Dell laptops. While often a little more pricey than their counterparts, their laptops are usually well built, typically run Ubuntu without any hassles, and Dell have great after sales service. My last two laptops where Dell. I’d been eyeing the Dell XPS 15 for about a year, and I… Continue reading ASUS Zenbook 15 UX533FD review – an Ubuntu friendly developer laptop

Show me your WFH set up

Since we’re all currently in the middle of probably the biggest global crisis since World War 2, many folks in my social timeline are posting/sharing their work from home (WFH) pictures. Whenever I share mine, I always feel like I need to explain the tidiness of it all, because my workspace is one area in… Continue reading Show me your WFH set up