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My name is Jake Price, and this is where I collect my thoughts, experiments and videos based around my work as a modern web developer.

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Netlify - PHP Version

This website is a static site - built off a hobby Laravel 6.0 project. Its built and deployed by Netlify, which needed some tweaks to its default image before it could work!

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Getting a DigitalOcean Droplet ready for Laravel

When I am out and about, I tend to fire up a DigitalOcean droplet to do all my work on because of dodgy public WIFI - but I always need to play around and configure them manually. Here are my steps I take along with a quick and easy script to automate this!

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Testing in Laravel - running code before testing

Running some code before I run a batch of tests was something that I thought was quite common, until I realised I hadn't really done it before. After spending the morning trying to get it working, I have managed to find a solution, which involves some funny qwirks!

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