On Comedy

I've been idly thinking about humour over the past couple of days. I've recently been looking at the old sketches from the Radio 4 golden years1 and trying to work out why it all fits together and why it's funny.

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Making Whoops Better

Whoops is a really nice package that's included in the Laravel core. It just provides a wrapper around when your PHP app eventually crashes and shows you where you were an idiot.

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Guitar Tunings

If you've seen me play, you should've noticed I exclusively play in Open Tunings. I've been using them for about two years now and I've just found that it provides exactly what I want out of the instrument with almost no drawbacks1.

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Working With Behat

I'm always looking for ways to make my code better. One of the things I fully believe in is that everytime you make something you should be learning something while doing it. So, when I sat down to rewrite this site, I wanted to learn how to use Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) to make the site do what I wanted it to do.

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Coding Stuff

Apart from being a musician, in my day to day life I'm a web developer. I mostly work using PHP using the great framework Laravel. I've occasionally done things using Ruby on Rails, but I'm not really that proficient with it.

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