Using Swift Mailer plugins with Laravel 4

The default mail system for Laravel 4 is Swift Mailer. Laravel 4 provides a neat wrapper for Swift Mailer which utilizes Laravels native views etc for templating html emails. To use Swift Mailer plugins with the native Mail implementation all … – Continue reading

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Pop-up Eiffel Tower, Bath Abbey and bi-lingual wedding invitation

Pop-up book style wedding invite, with a pop-up Eiffel Tower and Bath Abbey. In French and English. – Continue reading

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Using Selenium Server 2 and PHPUnit to automate browser acceptance testing

I’m writing this so I don’t have to go through it all again! This is how I set up my Debian Squeeze development server to handle automated browser acceptance testing with PHPUnit and Selenium. As a quick side note, I … – Continue reading

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Laravel 4 First Thoughts

The Laravel 4 beta has been out for a few weeks now and it’s beta release just so happened to coincide with me looking for a new PHP framework. I’ve been having a play with it and I must say … – Continue reading

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A practical application of subversion for web development

The power of version control is not just in being able to track changes to code and rollback mistakes. It can also be used to manage different versions of the same codebase on multiple servers such as production, staging and development servers. – Continue reading

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