• Email verification in a Laravel 5 app

    Mar 27, 2018 - Connor Leech

    When a user registers for your website keep their account inactive until they click a verification link that you send to their email address.

  • Build an admin panel using Laravel 5

    Mar 1, 2018 - Connor Leech

    Authorization and admin panels have always been a sticky point for me. This is the simplist way I know how to build one, using Laravel

  • Create a Wordpress site from the command line with wp-cli

    Feb 20, 2018 - Connor Leech

    Wordpress is super prevalent but WP development has always been a bit of a mystery to me. This tutorial goes through running a Wordpress site locally on your machine.

  • Web development technologies you can learn in 2018

    Feb 11, 2018 - Connor Leech

    Six technologies I recommend learning in 2018: Laravel, Object-Oriented PHP, Wordpress, Shopify, AWS Lambda and Serverless, Vue.js

  • Repository Design Pattern in Laravel 5

    Feb 9, 2018 - Connor Leech

    A short introductory post about what Repositories are and how to take advantage of them within your Laravel codebase.

  • A Developer's Introduction to PHP

    Jan 12, 2018 - Connor Leech

    Some notes about getting started with PHP programming in 2018. Start a web sever, install composer and make a website!

  • Know SQL in 2018

    Jan 10, 2018 - Connor Leech

    As a technical recruiter I came across many positions where SQL was a critical skill. To be a Business Analyst, Data Scientist, Backend Developer, Marketing professional or UX Design Researcher understanding SQL queries can be fundamental to your work. Let me back up. What is SQL anyway?

  • Adonis.js presentation at Rithm School

    Dec 1, 2017 - Connor Leech

    I recently gave a presentation at Rithm School about how to get started with Adonis.js. Adonis is a web framework inspired by Laravel that aims to make developers more productive.

  • The 2 types of software engineering interviews and how to prepare for them

    Nov 26, 2017 - Connor Leech

    To grow your career as a software engineer it’s important to recognize the different methodologies for evaluating talent.

  • Build a guestbook application with Laravel 5

    Nov 12, 2017 - Connor Leech

    Guestbook built with Laravel 5 API. Follow along with @rachidlaasri tutorial