The eli4d Gazette – Issue 043

Tech Pick Have you ever had to build a documentation website? It’s certainly a pain if you do it from scratch. You could use something like Google Sites, but that’s not so professional besides the Google product graveyard possibility. So what can you do? There are many static site generators but how well are these … Continue reading The eli4d Gazette – Issue 043

The eli4d Gazette – Issue 038

Tech Pick This past week I came across an excellent career path article from Ycombinator: Three Paths in the Tech Industry: Founder, Executive, or Employee. I like the neutrality of this article and how it provides the pros/cons of each path. This is better information than any guidance counseling that I have ever encountered.   … Continue reading The eli4d Gazette – Issue 038

The eli4d Gazette – Issue 035

Tech Pick I came across an interesting article covering a comparison of PHP frameworks. The comments at the bottom of the article are also quite interesting, to say the least. Personally, I’ve chosen Laravel as my go-to framework. I’m learning it by applying it to a personal project. It is well covered through excellent documentation, … Continue reading The eli4d Gazette – Issue 035

The eli4d Gazette – Issue 034

Tech Pick This is somewhat of an ‘anti-pick’. When it comes to technical book publishers, O’Reilly used to be at the top of my list. Unfortunately, this is not the case anymore. I wrote a post about O’Reilly’s abandonment of DRM Free technical books and using other alternatives. Media Pick While listening to a recent … Continue reading The eli4d Gazette – Issue 034

The eli4d Gazette – Issue 033

Tech Pick I’ve been making slow glacial progress (due to everything else in my life) in learning Laravel while working on a side project. As part of this, I’ve been listening to lots of PHP and Laravel podcasts. Twenty Percent Time is a new-ish podcast where two developers from Tighten (Caleb Porzio and Daniel Coulbourne) … Continue reading The eli4d Gazette – Issue 033