A few years ago I had an idea to build a large, inefficient display with a web interface that anyone could interact with. I've noticed Danny Rozin's unconvenional mirrors over the years and then saw...Read ⇢
I had a very shower-y shower thought: why does turning my shower handle a tiny bit make such a huge difference in the comfort of the shower? Why are we wasting so much potential control area on water...Read ⇢
My nephew was graduating from high school and my sister in law asked me if I could recreate a sentimental cribbage board for him. She couldn't find anything quite like it, so a custom build was...Read ⇢
lsyncd runs a daemon to watch your filesystem for changes, and when a change occurs, copy files to another location. This can be a different location on the same server or an entirely different...Read ⇢
I just set up Laravel Horizon to manage our queue in a multi-server environment. The documentation is a little thin in this area but the ultimate solution is pretty simple. We have a load...Read ⇢
Here's how I set up a load balanced environment on Laravel Forge and deployed with Envoyer. Forge is a service run by the Laravel crew that provisions and configures servers. They don't run the...Read ⇢
This blog is an experiment: less about education and more about documenting the oddities I've experienced while building web apps.
My hope is that you're here because of a random search and you're experiencing something I've had to deal with.