Preparing the next major release of my data migration tool, UXDM. Not much left to do. 馃憦

"Dad, what are clouds made of?"
"Linux servers, mostly."

A simple Ubuntu re-install that should have taken ~30 minutes, turning into several hours because of a corrupt download and EFI issues. 鈽

Why can I never find a USB drive when I need one?

The latest version of @phpstorm has proper Blade template debugging. Sweet! 馃榿馃憤

Just finished watching . I liked it, but was left wondering where the rest of the story was.

Just released a UXDM bug fix that ensures Eloquent models containing JSON casts update correctly. 馃榿馃憤馃敡

A lot of developers and other team members can get understandably excited when planning a new project, and throw in tonnes of shiny features. I'm more a fan of the minimum viable product (MVP) approach.

I wrote a short article explaining how I see MVP, and why it's so important.

Root cause analysis:
1. I (don't remember, but assume that I) started an upgrade, but got distracted
2. the newly built containers sat there not bothering anyone
3. I was messing around with Docker and caused 'em to replace the existing ones without realising
4. the database wasn't migrated so the new containers didn't work
5. everything was broken and I didn't know how to fix it, had analysis paralysis and eventually gave up

Sooooo not great.

I'm currently working on an site with some sweet integrations. 馃實

I've been away from e-commerce for about a year. It feels good to be rolling out a system like this again! 馃榿馃憤

Everyone stop what you're doing and go to and type 121g into the parts search

I've setup a Pi-hole for our home network. 馃槂馃憤

`git blame` should be `git praise`. 馃枑锔

Today was productive. I got around to tidying the room every homeowner has, in which odds and ends get dumped.

Definite feeling of accomplishment. 馃憤

I recently expanded my home NAS drive. It's now finished repairing the striped array and expanding the volume.

Double the storage space. 馃憤

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.

There's been research recently indicating that password managers leak your passwords into memory as plaintext.

Do not let that stop you using them. They're better than the alternatives. 馃敀馃憤

My 15 month old daughter learnt the word fork today. Dinner time consisted of her shouting 'fork fork fork' a million times.

Guess how she pronounces fork. 馃槀馃憤馃嵈

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