With the new serverless craze I decided to create myself a little challenge to explore Azure Functions. The challenge I came up with was moving my personal website from a CMS to a static site hosted by Functions. This post covers how I achieved this.
Azure Functions is described as a event-driven, serverless compute experience. It is Microsoft’s entry into the world of serverless sitting next to other solutions such as AWS Lambda. In this post I will provide a brief introduction to Functions and show you how to use them.
So Symfony 3 has finally been launched. It is, of course, amazing and it deserves to have amazing tools run along side it. Because of this I decided to rethink my asset toolchain. My usual gulpfile.js seemed a bit dated and, to be honest, it was starting to make me sad.
The ultimate metric that I would like to propose for user friendliness is quite simple: if this system was a person, how long would it take before you punched it in the nose
I am one of those developers that still believe using an IDE makes me more productive, and like many others out there, my favourite IDE is PHPStorm. It is an absolutely amazing product, but there is one thing that annoys me about it and that is the idea folder it adds to each project.