I was following a bus the other day and it was so slow. It started me thinking about the design of a bus and how could it be imporved with modern technology. Some of the problems with buses include:
I started working with the Laravel HTTP client on a recent project and I had the debug bar package installed. I wondered if you could use the Laravel Debugbar to record how many api calls were being made and how long each was taking to run? I reached out to it’s creator, Barry vd. Heuvel, on twitter and the rest is history!
Recently I have been working on a project retrieving some data from an API in a Laravel project. I was using Laravel to retrieve and display data from a Moodle installation and started using the HTTP Client in Laravel 7 and wondered if I could convert the retrieved data from an array into a more predictable object. I asked my colleagues and one of them recommended I take a look at the Spatie package called data transfer object.
I have some exciting news to share! My book, ‘How NOT to make a Website’, was featured in the June 2020 edition of net magazine as the Side Project of the Month.