Time to Code Smart!

Posted on the 27th of October 2014.

Laravel 5 is on the way, and with it, much excitement. As there very well should be! Taylor has worked his butt off bringing us some exciting new features that we'll all be playing with over the next year or more.

Since version 3 of Laravel, the framework has always had a "Code" book by myself. The documentation for the framework provides a great source of reference for those working day to day with the framework, but my books have always had a different goal. They exist to inspire people to enjoy the code that they write, and to build great things.

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Posted on the 11th of June 2014.

For the last few months I've been spending my evenings typing like my fingers are on fire, dedicating some of my free time to a new side project. I'd like to introduce PHPandas. PHPandas is a book targetted at absolute beginners to development. It will help those who haven't written a line of code in their life to learn the ins and outs of the language, and to start building cool things.

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Breaking the Mold

Posted on the 16th of May 2014.

I always write my talks in Markdown format, so for those people who couldn't make it to Laracon, here's my notes in their rough format. It should tide you over until the conference videos make an appearance.

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Christmas for Taylor

Posted on the 28th of November 2013.

Seasons greetings Laravellers!

It's been a wonderfully eventful year hasn't it? The 22nd of February saw the first conference for the Laravel framework held in Washington DC. The conference was a wonderful success with a wide range of topics, fantastic speakers and a rocking afterparty. Thanks to Ian Landsman of Userscape and Jessica D'Amico for making the event such a success.

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Where's the code bright site?

Posted on the 26th of November 2013.

edit Code Bright mini site is now available at codebright.daylerees.com.

Hi everyone,

If you have arrived at this page then you have probably been trying to get a hold of the microsite for my Laravel book 'Code Bright'.

Unfortunately, I have had some server failure with my previous hosting provider which resulted in corrupt backups (much to my anger, but moving on..). I have restored this main site, and will return the Code Bright microsite to its former glory (maybe better?) as soon as I can.

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