Introducing GTCMS

February 23rd 2014
A few months ago I wrote the post Your own CMS: Lessons learnt. In that post I discussed in detail the idea behind creating my own CMS, some of the thought processes involved throughout the build and the problems I faced.

That post was written not long ...

Application Development - my journey so far

February 09th 2014
This is not going to be your usual technical tutorial post or anything related to programming (to an extent)…

A few months ago I released my first ever application for Android devices, horrifically titled “The Rugby League App” – original, huh? The idea was born from frustration of trying to get hold of a comprehensive, easy-to-use and visually appealing app ...

Laravel queues with beanstalkd

December 03rd 2013
I’ve recently spent some time toying with Laravel and using Beanstalkd to run a queue system, in this mini tutorial I’m going to show you how to get started implementing your own queues.

This tutorial assumes you have a copy of Laravel downloaded and ready to go and that you have a copy of beanstalkd and supervisor installed! I will write up a tutorial later on how to set...