Laravel so far

Like any developer, aka working product manager, I am often in search of new tools to add to my development tool belt. We’ve all asked and answered the same question, “What is the best product to perform X?”. Answer: “Whichever one you know”. However, no matter what technology is in your tool belt, adding one […]

Moved to WPEngine.com

After much thought and (a little) hand wringing, I have decided to move Laterboy.com to the WPEngine.com dedicated WordPress hosting platform. So far, it has been a difficult process to extract it from my Bitnami managed Amazon Web Services (AWS) account. But now that the process is complete, I look forward to a (much) faster […]

Is Oracle Killing the Web?

Should this come to pass, numerous products will suddenly find themselves on an uncertain legal standing in which the previously benign but now newly empowered copyright holders might assert punitive copyright claims. Chief among these would be any re-implementation of an existing language. So, Jython, IronPython, and PyPy for Python; JRuby, IronRuby, and Rubinius for […]