Month: November 2021

Cheap DIY Photography Lightbox

I photograph the odd collectable for gadski.com – and my flat is the worst possible place for it. It’s dimly lit, at best. To solve this, I’ve put together a cheap (less than 5 pounds) photography lightbox. The construction is simple: Ingredients 2x 2.5L Coke bottles (or the largest...

My First Laravel Package – laravel-session-ignore

I’ve published my first Laravel package. It’s simple, but useful. My Laravel databases have been getting far too large, a result of 1) Long session lifetimes and 2) Sessions being created periodically by various bots and uptime monitors. This middleware solves this by allowing you to specify a list...

MacOS Cheat Sheet for Windows Users

I’ve had a few users moving from Windows to Mac in the last few months and put together a quick single-page cheat sheet showing where to find everything. It’s a bit rough at the moment, improvements will be made based on user feedback, but it should be enough to...