Published on 12 March 2015

Introducing Wagtail

I recently co-wrote an article for my current company, Springload, about the Wagtail CMS. For those of you who do not know, Wagtail is an awesome CMS built on top of Django, a Python-based framework. If you would like to know a bit more about Wagtail you should read the full article. Enjoy!


Published on 14 February 2015

Simple orderable menus for Wagtail

The last few months I've been doing a good amount of work using Wagtail. Wagtail is a pretty cool CMS built on top of the Django framework. It hasn't been around for long but it has a pretty active community and a nice documentation. I've built a couple of relatively large sites with it and been quite happy with the result so far.


Published on 11 April 2014

Using Polymorphic Relations in Laravel

Polymorphic relations are one of the many great features Laravel has to offer. Let's illustrate how to effectively use them through a very simple example!


Published on 2 April 2014

Integrating Bower with Laravel

Not long ago I discovered Bower, a package manager for web resources such as CSS and JS. I used to copy/paste all the needed resources to each one of my projects. You know what I'm talking about here: downloading jQuery and Twitter Bootstrap all the time, copying them into the project folder, etc.. Enough of that crap. Bower enables you to automatically install those required resources and manage them as you may like in your development process.


Published on 13 March 2014

SweetCaptcha package for Laravel 4

Some of you may be familiar with sweetCaptcha, a fun and simple captcha service. It's one of the captcha services I usually use. I've just released a package to integrate it with Laravel 4..


Published on 6 March 2014

Using Skype links in Wordpress menus

Have you ever tried to include Skype links in a Wordpress menu? If the answer is yes then you know that it's not something that will work by default. Wordpress sanitation function will prevent it from working..