Plant trees and stay focused

Stay focused, be present I have recently been trying to find some apps that will help me with my focus. I used an app called impulse blocker which would block any website that you would add to the list. You can enable and disable it whenever you liked, but I often found I would just disable it for a large duration …

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Written by Michael Brooks - RSS Feed - - Aggregated on Wednesday May 23, 2018

Ditch the iPhone for a cellular Apple Watch?

I’ve seen some companies are now offering “dumb phones” which are basically cell phones that do two things, phone calls and texts. The idea is to break the habit of being always connected to the internet, games, social media, and anything else that strives for your attention. The problem is, you still have to carry …

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Written by Eric L. Barnes - - Aggregated on Wednesday May 23, 2018

1Password 7 for Mac

AgileBits just released 1Password 7 for the Mac  and it comes with a ton of new improvements. Some of the things I’m really looking forward to is the new design and the ability for better app integration: With our new app integration we’ll automatically suggest logins for the current app you’re using. Along with …

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Written by Eric L. Barnes - - Aggregated on Tuesday May 22, 2018

Recovering Lost Browser Tabs

I admit it. I’m one of those people who has tons of tabs open, and by tons, I mean 172 tabs currently. *sigh* And when I lose one of them – or *gulp* all of them – it’s very painful. I know I shouldn’t do it, but it’s such an easy way to keep track … Continue reading "Recovering Lost Browser Tabs"

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Written by Beth Tucker Long - - Aggregated on Tuesday May 22, 2018

Relative Links with IBM Cloud API Gateway

I work quite a bit with serverless tech, particularly on IBM Cloud since I work there. At the moment I'm building a microservice using web actions . When a user creates data with a POST request, I want to redirect them to the URL of the new thing they created - but for that I need to know the URL that it was …

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Written by Lorna Jane - - Aggregated on Tuesday May 22, 2018

Pricing Selection Design

Most sites like Laracasts include a pricing page that lists all available plans. Using a prototype design, let's, from scratch, convert it to HTML and CSS.

Written by Laracasts - - Aggregated on Tuesday May 22, 2018

Laravel Blog Contest — May Mayhem Edition

Introduction Beginning today, I am launching a contest for the most helpful / insightful / useful Laravel blog post written by a community member. The post can be about any technical topic related to Laravel, Forge, Envoyer, Spark, Horizon, Echo, Cashier, etc. Feel free to share helpful tricks you learned while …

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Written by Taylor Otwell - - Aggregated on Tuesday May 22, 2018

Atlas.Query: Simple. Sensible. SQL.

I am happy to announce that Atlas.Query is now stable and ready for production use! Installaton is as easy as composer require atlas/query ~1.0 . With Atlas.Query and any PDO instance, you can build and execute your queries in a single fluent series of method calls: use Atlas\Query\Select; $rows = …

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Written by Paul M. Jones - - Aggregated on Tuesday May 22, 2018