Blog

This is me turning a new chapter and deciding to write about Capoeira, Laravel and PHP, SysAdmin, Plex as well as ideas, projects and anything else I may find of interest. This is a first, so any comments or suggestions are appreciated, I hope you enjoy the posts and can take value from what I write.

DNS Issues

DNS Issues

So tired of this weird issue with Safari taking long to start loading a webpage, I decided to go investigate what was happening, and what you'll find inside will amaze you... just kidding, it was a weird specific combination of things.

Default NGINX Catch All

Default NGINX Catch All

On this post I explain and provide a sample NGINX config to load any domain without having to restart / reload the web server just by creating a folder that matches the domain name to load them in the browser. I use this a lot on my own server.

Null Coalesce Operator

Null Coalesce Operator

The Null Coalesce Operator is a new PHP 7 feature that transforms isset($bar) ? $bar : 'foo' into $bar ?? 'foo', in this post I will write about it and how you can use it in your code. Thanks to Chris Fidao for posting it on Twitter.

Laravel - My Journey

Laravel - My Journey

In this post I will speak a little about Laravel and how I came to start using this amazing framework, from the moment I picked it up I fell in love with everything it stands for and moves me to become a better developer.

Ideas and Projects

Ideas and Projects

Ideas and projects are things that we all get into, be it a hobby, a business venture or something else, in this post I talk about some of the projects and ideas I am currently working on or planning for the future. Any comments are appreciated.

How to Install Plex Cloud

How to Install Plex Cloud

This How To explains how I went about setting up Plex on the Cloud using a custom VPS. It works quite well and with the VPS speeds I can easily stream Original Quality media to all my clients and support transcodes.

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