A collection of writing and resources to do with working with Linux, especailly Debian, AWS Cloud Dev-ops, PHP Web Development with Laravel, Building this website as a Static Site with Jigsaw and making it all pretty with Tailwind CSS.

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Welcome to my blog about Laravel, Jigsaw, Debian Linux, Cooking, Gardening and trying to find work... Looking For Allrounder Role Devops SEO Design Development Creative

I wanted to right a new post about the sort of job role I am looking for. In the past I have had a wide variety of roles from Creative Graphic Designer to Laravel Developer. So I wanted to outline the sort of roles I would be suitable for and to help...

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Welcome to my blog about Laravel, Jigsaw, Debian Linux, Cooking, Gardening and trying to find work... Adding Blog Post Comments

October 3, 2022

This morning @AshAllenDesign was asking about removing Disqus comments from his website and adding them is something I have been thinking about. But I never really liked the look of Disqus as it...

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Welcome to my blog about Laravel, Jigsaw, Debian Linux, Cooking, Gardening and trying to find work... August 2022 Allotment Andy Update

September 12, 2022

Has been a funny month, hot and dry but most of the plants seemed to have loved it. Plenty of watering of course but now the harvest of apples, plums, tomatoes, purslane and a lot more in earnest....

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Welcome to my blog about Laravel, Jigsaw, Debian Linux, Cooking, Gardening and trying to find work... Allotment Andy Update

September 11, 2022

I am back, blogging now. Having spent most of the summer allotment gardening and watching private jets at Farnborough Airport, I feel refreshed and am now back to write more blogs. Planning to...

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Welcome to my blog about Laravel, Jigsaw, Debian Linux, Cooking, Gardening and trying to find work... Making website screenshot images with spatie browsershot

April 16, 2022

Today I decided to make screenshots of webpages with spatie/browsershot To install I ran: I also ensured that Puppeteer and chromium-browser were installed, on debian I used. The code is...

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Welcome to my blog about Laravel, Jigsaw, Debian Linux, Cooking, Gardening and trying to find work... Website metrics

April 13, 2022

looking for sources to create a website score and metrics for a domain / url

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Welcome to my blog about Laravel, Jigsaw, Debian Linux, Cooking, Gardening and trying to find work... Twitter card and Facebook og:image meta tags for sharing images

April 13, 2022

To further improve the metatags for social media, I created a laravel artisan command to create a Twitter Card Image. The recommended size for a Twitter Card image size should be 1024 pixels by 512...

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Welcome to my blog about Laravel, Jigsaw, Debian Linux, Cooking, Gardening and trying to find work... Adding share buttons for Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

April 12, 2022

Adding share this buttons for each page on social media

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Welcome to my blog about Laravel, Jigsaw, Debian Linux, Cooking, Gardening and trying to find work... Adding social media share buttons with meta tags for facebook and twitter

April 11, 2022

Was looking into adding buttons on my website to share the page link to Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. The packages I found all had limitations, so I decided to code it all myself. The code is going...

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Welcome to my blog about Laravel, Jigsaw, Debian Linux, Cooking, Gardening and trying to find work... Monday Morning Updating The Database And Improving The Website Spider

February 28, 2022

Over the weekend, I like to explore new ideas and find potential solutions to improve londinium.com, discover new applications and find new code bases. One area I was looking at is the ability to...

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Welcome to my blog about Laravel, Jigsaw, Debian Linux, Cooking, Gardening and trying to find work... Ordering websites by distance from Charing Cross

February 19, 2022

Calculating the distance from a latitude and londitude cordinate to a point in PHP.

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