Ramblings of yet another developer!
  • Laravel to October CMS: The Differences (Part 1)

    Posted on May 26, 2015

    Laravel is bloody great! I think most people who have ever had the pleasure to use it for a project have realised that. There's just one big sticking point that means it's just not suitable for a lot of small and medium-scale projects: it's a clean slate framework. Enter October CMS, a Laravel-based CMS platform. At its most basic, it's a reshuffle of Laravel with a lovely CMS section added which allows you some control over some settings, a media manager, user management tools and a 'CMS' section to give you some control over your views.

  • Hello World

    Posted on May 21, 2015

    So as it's quite common for these developer types to do these days, I'm going to keep a blog! Expect lots of techy posts and little nuggets I've found interesting but are too long to post on Twitter. Coming up first, a short series on my experiences of moving this blog over from Laravel 5 to October CMS.