Monthly Archives: May 2013

Modify an existing database column in a Laravel migration

I’ve been messing around with Laravel – the ‘Clean & Classy PHP Framework’… I’m not totally sold yet, but there is a lot to like, so I am persevering. One useful feature that Laravel includes is migrations – in essence the ability to place your database schema under version control along with your code. Laravel… Read more »

Installing Homebrew & Fabric on OSX

I recently started using Fabric to simplify my deployment process. Fabric is a Python (2.5 or higher) library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks. I quite like Fabric – I’m not 100% sold, but it’s easy to get started with and it won’t be long… Read more »