Migrating my website to Statamic

I love Laravel. I also really like WordPress, for what it is. So when it came to originally putting my personal site together I just wanted to get a simple WordPress site together. I have attempted to build my own website and blog in Laravel from scratch multiple times over the years. I even stuck with a build for a while but ultimately went back to WordPress. My issue was only down to the fact that I wanted to write…

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Setup and version control — Financy

Financy is split into two codebases — both of which will be hosted on Github. Version control My idea is to do proper release versions of this as and when new features are released. And to keep the release versions of both the frontend and backend linked. I’d like to also make a point of saying that I don’t want this to be some kind of “saas” thing. I don’t want to build something for other people to subscribe to.…

Financy — blogging a new side project build

A few months back I started building a personal finance planner for planning finances and running particular scenarios depending on whether I bought different things at different times. I ended up leaving it but really want to get back into it.I have also decided to try to start blogging my progress with it as I make certain design decisions and as I learn new things. It may turn into a bunch of messy braindumps but we’ll see how it goes.…

Giving a flatpak program access to home directory on Linux

List out all of your installed Flatpaks and copy the “Application ID” for the Flatpak you want to give home directory access to. Let’s assume we want to give the program “Insomnia” access to our home directory when it is used. The second column is the Application ID. The application ID for Insomnia is rest.insomnia.Insomnia. To give Insomnia access to your home directory, run the following: Notes My knowledge of Flatpaks is limited so apologies if I end up being…

Cash is aggressive
So you should always cheque first
Redis takes credit

This is a web development/money crossover haiku.

Someone mentioned about cache being aggressive and this came to me.


Finally watched this film for the first time and I absolutely loved it to bits. As I sat there sweating through the UK heatwave — my apartment being three or four degrees higher — I became lost in this world of LA. It goes without saying that Al Pacino and Robert Deniro are at the top of their games in this film, but i’m gonna say it anyway… …they are both so fucking great. As are all the other performances…

So you’re new to the Internet?

If you’re new to the internet, allow me to give you a brief explanation. The “Internet” is series of connected networks across the world that form bigger networks. A network is a series of connected things (computers and routers in the case of the internet). The world wide web (www) sits on top of the internet (as does email and other things too) The world wide web is what a lot of people are referring to when they talk about…

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