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May 5, 2022

Developer Tips on Becoming Your Own Boss

Written by Tony Lea - 4 minute read

I can pinpoint the moment I got excited about the possibility of becoming my own boss. I stumbled upon a magazine article (yep, magazine... which means it was a while ago). The article featured an interview with the guy who created the popular i can ...

April 18, 2022

Web3 Acronyms

Written by Tony Lea - 4 minute read

The awesome world of Web3 is fascinating; however, there are so many acronyms that it may have you scratch'n the ol'noggin a few times. In this post, I want to help you out by decoding 10 Popular Web3 Acronyms to help you along your journey 🕺 1. Web3...

April 8, 2022

Why Developers Love Solana

Written by Tony Lea - 2 minute read

If you're a developer, you should be excited about virtual currency. It's like living in a real-life Mario Bros game, collecting coins that have real value. {% giphy https://giphy.com/embed/R6E4NbCNDk5FjnsW7N %} Unfortunately, there is so much to lea...

March 1, 2022

Laravel Origins Documentary

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

Tomorrow at (18:00CET), it's time to break out some popcorn 🍿 and get ready for an awesome story about Laravel. Showtime-zone listed below: 18:00 CET 12:00PM EST 09:00AM PST Checkout the awesome trailer below 🎥 {% youtube mH7cgoX3K0g %} This ...

February 24, 2022

Checking for valid HTML strings in Javascript

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

I had a scenario where I needed to validate an HTML string to make sure it is correctly structured. In this quick tutorial I will show you an example of how to check if an HTML string is valid using some simple javascript. 🤓 Quick Example Here is a q...

February 11, 2022

Sidecar for Laravel

Written by Tony Lea - 6 minute read

Sidecar is an awesome Laravel package that will allow you to run Lambda functions directly from your Laravel application. Meaning you can run Node, Python, Ruby, Java, Go, and many others through a Lambda function from inside Laravel. Truly Mind-blow...

February 8, 2022

Laracon Online is Tomorrow

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

Larcon Online 2022 is happening tomorrow 🍾 and it will be streaming FREE on YouTube, so there's no reason you shouldn't tune in, check out all the awesome talks, and get your nerd on 🤓 {% giphy https://giphy.com/embed/3KC2jD2QcBOSc %} You can find th...

January 18, 2022

Introduction to Javascript Proxy

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

What is a Javascript Proxy? Glad you asked because in this quick tutorial I'm going to teach you what they are and how to use them. But first, a quick definition. A Javascript Proxy is simply an object that listens for changes. Using a proxy you can ...

December 30, 2021

Ignoring Specific Elements in VS Code Beautify

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

The Beautify VSCode plug-in is amazing for formatting and cleaning code. With a quick call to the plugin-in we can transform nasty looking HTML into a beautifully structured format 💅 The only thing that I hate is when it breaks up specific elements ...

October 27, 2021

Creating Modals in Laravel Livewire

Written by Tony Lea - 2 minute read

In this tutorial I will show you how to create simple modals in Laravel Livewire. We are going to make use of an awesome package called LivewireUI Modal. This package allows you to create some re-usable, extendable, and super sleek looking modals in ...

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