Each time after updating or installing Laravel Homestead I take these steps. (Step 1) Add Homestead to Firefox & Chrome (Step 2) Disable strict database date settings in MySQL (Step 3) Import and configure Postgres databases (Step 4) Set the max upload size of nginx. Other Details I use PHPStorm during development and the PHPUnit […]
To increase the max upload size on Laravel Homestead edit your main nginx.conf file. Next, add the config client_max_body_size and set it to 100M. All php.ini files in Homestead already have the setting upload_max_filesize = 100M.
How to get a video element to act like background-size: cover scoped within a parent element.
Coding an HTML close button seems simple. But, the only thing simple about coding a close button is getting it wrong. The biggest mistake is using the wrong HTML element. I’ve used <a> and <div> as a close button many times (<button> is the correct element). The second mistake is not using proper ARIA properties. […]
When April started I decided it was time to blog again. My goals were simple enough: Sharing 5 days a week. Small things, big things, real things. Learning to tell stories. Reflecting and documenting. Connecting with my friends. Known and unknown. This the twenty-second post of the month marks the end of April’s journey. Moving […]