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assertchris @assertchris Cape Town, South Africa

Making code and robots. And, the occasional @gitstoreapp. Dev team helper at @sanlamindie.

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Here's one that I've been ruminating on… Who in your org or team makes your company an interesting, delightful, or…
Retweeted by assertchris @shawnroos @RiaanWest is definitely one of those people, at @sanlamindie. @leigh_pietersen is another... I've work… @webafrica *nervous laughter*
Looking to get better at testing your PHP code no matter what framework or legacy code base you are using? My book…
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No stream tonight, internet issues. 😓
@ollieread SilverStripe → Django Laravel → Masonite Slim → Tornado @ollieread Python has a type system that feels similar (optional but exists for folks that want to use it 100% of… @ollieread Many good Python options...Laravel Mojito has been released! 🍹 It’s a lightweight package for testing @laravelphp views in isolation. 🚀
Retweeted by assertchrisI loved a rogue-like, called Mordor: I would pretend to be sleeping, while playing that si… remember, when I had my first PC, and Windows 95 was still a new thing; how I found videos enthralling. I would c…🔔🔔🔔 We will raffle 60 tickets across all people that... - Follow our account @loop_run - RT this Tweet - Follows,…
Retweeted by assertchrisI was like this with Unreal Tournament and Quake 3. Spent weekends at Bradley's house, where we played the same 2-3… it's a generational thing, but voice notes are the worst. Writing forces clarification. Writing forces you…
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@calebporzio @snellingio @taylorotwell @LaravelLivewire yeah, and a caster could be used to encrypt. @calebporzio @taylorotwell @LaravelLivewire I don’t have code to show. The question was about persisting a builder… @taylorotwell @calebporzio @LaravelLivewire So that a Fluent instance could be persisted as text, and at the point… @taylorotwell @calebporzio was wondering, based on a question on the @LaravelLivewire forum, how much work it would…
No stream tonight, feeling gross. I know you're all so disappointed... :P
@stauffermatt @LaravelPodcast Em, what? Had no idea there was a problem, been working fine for me.Here ye! 10 minutes. @LaravelLivewire and @tailwindcss project dev, in about an hour: exactly 5 seconds to setup @tailwindcss on @laravelphp using @assertchris's preset. Bookmarked!
Retweeted by assertchris @ZaynTipu @adonisframework I don't need to prove myself to you. The tweet you responded to told you "no fixed date,… @jasonadriaan @tailwindcss @laravelphp That's what I like to hear. @ZaynTipu @adonisframework Did you read the tweet, or are you trying to show your impatience and entitlement?
Have trouble remembering the URLs to the dev/OAuth app management consoles for AWS, Google, Twitter, GitHub, etc? I…
Retweeted by assertchrisGoing live in 10! in an hour, more Gitstore stuff: @themsaid @Lightstream Keen to check it out, thanks for sharing the link.😍 Forge: we are *thrilled* to announce that our database backup feature is now available, supporting MySQL and Post…
Retweeted by assertchris @mheap I have been limiting myself to an hour. @mheap @github @Jira Flip, think we're on at the same time. If you're still on when I'm done, I'll hand over the 0.… @GrantHinds Shut your well-proportioned mouth. I love this flavour. Loved. Damn. @hellomisspotter I first read this as Hot Cross Cab Leaf, and I can honestly say I'm not sure which I'd prefer... @enunomaduro @christophrumpel It's my pleasure to introduce you to Sushi, by @calebporzio: @themsaid @Lightstream Wonder why Safari isn't supported...If you like the idea of working for a cool company, in a cool country...
@adamwathan I use it, occasionally, for generated markup; in a global style sheet. Stuff like markdown -> html...
🤯 Let's make testing fun again. The upcoming version of Tinkerwell will come with a "testing" mode - allowing you t…
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Yeah, that is crazy. live in 5! @grmpyprogrammer @marcelpociot This thread makes me happy.Streamin' in 30 minutes → @rehabhero1 That seems monstrous to me. A key to surviving, as someone rich enough to buy 9 months of another perso… @rehabhero1 Not for the person having the baby. It’s always painful for someone. @rehabhero1 Yeah, that's very different from my experience. Thanks for sharing. @rehabhero1 WTF. No. Carrying a human to term is work. Dealing with major abdominal surgery is work. BEING A MOTHE… a mom is hard work. - sincerely, not a mom @Nox1201 @bexchangewords Not to put too fine a point on it, but I've known moms who use this trick all the time. Wh… @bexchangewords @Nox1201 So the old "put a towel over it and go back to sleep" trick won't cut it, then... @shawnroos That's a take I 🤔 @reybango Knowing it can be done breeds hope. I think we (speaking specifically of South Africa) just need to get s… @reybango ...And, it's still a long way off for most folks outside EU and US. @shawnroos I say this as someone who puts a lot of work into a start-up I wish would be more successful; speaking t… @shawnroos This is the same thought process (I have a 2.4% shot, which is enough, if I work long enough at it) is w… @shawnroos I don't think the latter is data informed. Just because something is technically possible, doesn't mean… @shawnroos I had strong words of disagreement, but I dig you too much to stir shit on twitter...Modern PHP – and the Laravel community, in particular – has come a long way! @EwaldHorn Thanks for your kind words :D
@EwaldHorn @LaravelLivewire @tailwindcss @gitstoreapp No pressure! :) @SyntaxSeed Oh, neat idea. I really wanna spend more time trying to build a game... @SyntaxSeed Show, pretty please. @GrantHinds Wait till you've jumped in before you decide if you're excited or not. Hot nerd action isn't @GrantHinds Grant! I've streamed 3 times since watching one of your streams. Hope you feel better soon. @adamwathan *having almost tapped on Adam's shoulder to proudly show a rushed blog post, backs away, nervously* @gurlcode Brian's day off. @EwaldHorn @LaravelLivewire @tailwindcss @gitstoreapp Nonsense. It's fine to say you've got other stuff to do, and… live in 10 minutes... @EwaldHorn @LaravelLivewire @tailwindcss It'll be on YT at the same time: Working on @gitstoreapp vee-two.Gonna carry on building, with @LaravelLivewire and @tailwindcss, in little over 40 minutes: @stauffermatt @jakebathman Matt! You’re the reason I just started streaming again.I spent the last week writing 4,285 words about getting your *perfect* office webcam, lights, and audio set up, whe…
Retweeted by assertchris @jesseobrien_ @EwaldHorn Yeah, I think the size and quality also vary greatly with the number of colors being recor… folks - consider supporting @spatie_be that is providing tons of free value to the @laravelphp community since…
Retweeted by assertchris @EwaldHorn They are cool, but I need to keep an eye on their size and blurriness. Sometimes video can be smaller an… often abuse gifs for demos, when I should be using video. 😕 @getpostman @gbhorwood Text you can copy + video you can pause.You can figure out how to solve the big problems in one of them, and reuse most of that knowledge for the others.Here's the thing: @reactnative's superpower isn't 100% code reuse – it's 95% knowledge/experience reuse. You can't…
Going LIVE! #Beachcasts
Retweeted by assertchrisStarting up in 5 minutes... some @tailwindcss + @LaravelLivewire dev, in an hour... 0.5.14 is a major minor release 🎉 - typed events handlers: less boilerplate, better DX - native support for SQ…
Retweeted by assertchris @shawnroos Assuming the planet lasts that long, of course... @shawnroos Mouse and keyboard are the only reasons why all my time isn't spent inside multiplayer Minecraft. My kid… kids is increasing asking "who pronounced it like that?", or; "who made that cute noise?" until everyone has move… keep hearing how shitty the ipad multi tasking ux is. When i watch my kids (who are ipad natives) try use a PC o…
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@relequestual Prettier. I don’t much mind how it formats so long as it does it automatically.9) try to weave a fine line when asked about your weaknesses. Avoid obvious b.s. like "I work too hard" but also tr…
Retweeted by assertchris @ssxio @calebporzio @TablePlus There are more avuncular perspectives to have...
@3stadt_com've seen so many poor abstractions to avoid copy-and-paste. I've come to dislike Don't Repeat Yourself as much as Separation of Concerns.Good thread. Think it applies to all forms of premature and/or unnecessary abstraction. @assertliam cool handle :DI'm particularly proud of this bit... host Node (or whatever) apps on @laravelforge, but not sure how? Here's a handy guide:
Working on something real nice for anyone getting into Masonite or even just wants to level up. Still a work in pro…
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