Archived Blog Articles
Are you looking for a CakePHP 3 helper for CKEditor. I am pleased to announce, that I have just completed a CKEditor Plugin for CakePHP 3. It is fully flexible and adaptable, and is fully completed with tests.
22nd November 2016Read more
I promised an update on my next Toptal Adventure - and here I am - writing this from Split, in Croatia, sharing a house with 10 other Toptal core team members! Read about my working adventure to Croatia and Bosnia & Herzegovina.
7th September 2016Read more
It has been over two years since I have joined Toptal. I am now a member of the Toptal Core Team! My role in Toptal is as Director of Engineering - it is my job to match a developer to a project! This includes talking with clients about their project, and finding the perfect developer for their needs.
22nd June 2016Read more
Looking for a way to make your currency appear neater in CakePHP Views? The Money Helper has been designed to make currency appear as small as possible.
29th January 2015Read more
For the last couple of months, I have been working on a CakePHP CMS. I am proud to announce that it is finally ready and roaring to go!
20th January 2015Read more
I was asked by Toptal to do an article about common mistakes about CakePHP. This article is a variation on my CakePHP Bad Habits article.
11th November 2014Read more
I was asked to write an article for Toptal, this review takes a look at the features of CakePHP 3.
9th July 2014Read more
Its been 6 months since I have joined Toptal and while I promised to write a followup article earlier, I can happily say I have been so busy with projects (including Toptal projects) that I simply haven't had the time. Toptal is excellent, particularly if you are a programmer that isn't very business savvy.
2nd October 2014Read more
Having been freelancing for a large part of the last decade, I would consider myself an expert as a remote software developer. When I came across Toptal, I was immediately impressed by what I saw. Having spent a large amount of time bidding for projects on Elance and Freelancer.com, I was excited by the prospect of being awarded projects based on my skill set and experience, rather than constantly competing on price.
20th April 2014Read more
I took the time tonight to review the preview release of CakePHP 3. Having used CakePHP for 6 years, I had certain expectations about what I wanted from the Framework.
23rd January 2014Read more
This article highlights a few bad practices which I have seen over the years in regards to CakePHP and how the correct procedure should be implemented.
27th October 2013Read more