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Lando DB Helper

Written by Cal Evans / Original link on Mar. 12, 2021

Dear Reader, I use Lando a lot these days. I’ve got .lando.yaml files scattered all over my file structure. I love it because it takes the yak shaving out of development. One thing that bothers me though is the fact that every time I spin up a new lando instance and it has a database, [...] Read Mo…


Jeep Wrangler owners wave at each other

Written by Cal Evans / Original link on Aug. 18, 2020

Dear Reader, After 20 years of driving my little Miata, I finally traded it in and bought myself a Jeep Wrangler. (It’s much easier to tote scuba diving gear in a Jeep than in a Miata!) Driving down A1A in Juno Beach the other day I noticed something. Every time I passed another Jeep Wrangler, [...…


Lando and WordPress Plugin Development

Written by Cal Evans / Original link on Jul. 28, 2020

Dear Reader, So I’m working on my next book “Extending the WordPress REST API”. It’s the companion volume to “Using the WordPress REST API”. In this book, I actually have a working WordPress REST API controller and series of endpoints that I am showcasing. This means I’ve got development to do. One…


GIGO

Written by Cal Evans / Original link on Jul. 8, 2020

Dear Reader, Life is not toxic unless I let it be. There is a lot of good in the world, but there’s no business model that derives profits from bring it to me. The next time I am binging on social media, I need to remember that these platforms exist to manipulate me. Their business [...] Read More.…



Life doesn’t have to be great to be good

Written by Cal Evans / Original link on Jun. 22, 2020

Dear Reader, I’ll be the first to admin that I am not living the life I thought I would. Growing up I had dreams of being a millionaire and living the good life. Working when I wanted to and on what I wanted to. I’m probably not alone in this. My life didn’t turn out [...] Read More... The post Lif…