2020 — Review of the year

Disclaimer — this post is still in a bit of a draft state. I have published it, however, as it is New Year’s Eve 2020 and if I don’t do it now I will probably forget to do it. What an absolute bloody shit show this year has been. I’ve been super lucky when compared…

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Control

Control game cover art

A very fun adventure game with a great unique concept and visuals that sit for me somewhere between Inception, The Matrix with a dose of David Lynch sprinkled in.

Install MongoDB with Docker for local development

Pull the docker image for mongo down to your computer. docker pull mongo Run the mongo container in the background, isolated from the rest of your computer. # Command explained belowdocker run -d -p 27017:27017 –name mongodb mongo -v /data/db:/data/db What I love about this approach is that I don’t start muddying up my computer…

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Setting up my own labs

I’m going to begin setting up my own “labs” area to play around with various web technologies. For the longest time now I have been holding myself back quite a bit by only really learning technologies around current roles at the time and for my own personal site. This has mainly revolved around Laravel and…

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