Author: john

Working and testing redirects for Apache

Working and testing out redirects for Apache To work on a testing local install of the site make sure you have a local installation of the site you are trying to put redirects in...

Take Care of your .Git (folder)

Take Care of your .Git (folder)

In Light of Japan’s Ebay source code getting leaked!


Laravel Save Form Post

php artisan make:migration tasks in database / migrations / create tasks table – paste in up()  function Schema::create(‘tasks’, function (Blueprint $table) { $table->increments(‘id’); $table->string(‘title’); $table->text(‘body’); $table->timestamps(); }); php artisan make:model Task in class Task...


Laravel Deployment on Ec2

You gotta have composer installed cd /home/ec2-user/ sudo curl -sS | php // sudo mv composer.phar /usr/local/bin/composer cd /var/www/html/website-directory // make vendor folder sudo mkdir vendor // change permissions sudo chmod -R 755...


Get Url In Laravel

There are a bunch of ways to grab the url in Laravel. Here are a few of the ways I have found. Grab whole Url \URL::current(); //returns http://site.localhost/order/202 Grab just the requested URI \Route::current()->uri...


PHP Cookie Problems

Cookies have been around forever – they are browser based variables that can be set to expire in the future. The variables are helpful for letting a user bounce around from page to page...

Jekyll Quick start 0

jekyll static site quickstart

This is directly from, the main website for jekyll. gem install bundler jekyll jekyll new my-awesome-site cd my-awesome-site bundle exec jekyll serve # => Now browse to http://localhost:4000 Once you’ve installed and started...


Loggly Apache Missing Access Logs

I’ve been using Loggly to consolidate my server logs for about a month now.  Overall I’m extremely satisfied with the service and think that making my server logs more accessible has allowed me to...