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Guide: What is DNS?
  • Guides

Guide: What is DNS?

DNS (Domain Name System) is the glue that holds together the World Wide Web (WWW). It translates human readable and rememberable domain names entered in web browsers and used in other internet connected devices into a set of digits (an IP address) representing the location on the network (usually the internet) that needs to be visited in order to satisfy the request.

Robert Coster

Robert Coster

5 May 2021, 08:53

Getting mcrypt extension working on PHP 7.3.6 and Homebrew on Macbook
  • Problems & Solutions

Getting mcrypt extension working on PHP 7.3.6 and Homebrew on Macbook

So got an extension to build and need to install a web app that uses Mcrypt. Unfortunately, there seems to be an issue with Mcrypt on MacBooks with Homebrew and PHP 7.3. This article was originally written and published on Medium

Robert Coster

Robert Coster

5 May 2021, 08:53

Disabling Events in Laravel Model Observer
  • Walkthroughs

Disabling Events in Laravel Model Observer

I needed to create a model observer for a recent project to add a value to a model after being edited in Laravel Nova. The ideal event for this was creating but unfortunately due to limitations in a package I was using (MySQL Spatial / API stuff) I couldn’t use this. This article was originally written and published on Medium.

Robert Coster

Robert Coster

5 May 2021, 08:53

Guide: What is a domain name?
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Guide: What is a domain name?

A domain name is an easily readable and rememberable string that is entered into a browser web address bar in order to locate a computer on the internet hosting code and files representing a web application.

Robert Coster

Robert Coster

5 May 2021, 08:53