Random Thoughts

on 14 September 2019

Doing some research today led me to a very interesting article from Earlham College, about the sine wave and its importance in music. In this article, the sine wave is described in a way that I thought was actually kind of beautiful; “A sine wave, ultimately, is a circle expressed in time.” (Earlham College, n.d.). […]

on 16 August 2019

Laravel Clean, modern code. Massive community and countless resources. Both elegant and easy to use. Preface In this short introduction to Laravel, we will cover the following basic concepts. Afterward, you should have a basic understanding of Laravel, sufficient to begin creating. MVC Architecture Models Views Controllers Routing, Controllers, and Views Blade Templating Engine Laravel […]

on 13 May 2018

Problem: After adding another view and route in Laravel, loading the page returns this error below the content: The stream or file “/var/www/html/example.com/storage/logs/laravel.log” could not be opened: failed to open stream: Permission denied This indicates that your web server is unable to open the indicated file, which is likely due to misconfigured permissions. Typically, Linux […]

on 12 May 2018

Install Apache HTTP Server sudo apt install apache2 Install PHP version 7.2 and some required packages sudo apt install php7.2 php7.2-xml php7.2-mbstring Install MySQL sudo apt install mysql-server Run through an initial setup to lockdown MySQL, if desired sudo mysql_secure_installation We’re not actually going to set up a database and connect our Laravel application to […]