My 10 best open source software alternatives

I am a huge fan of open source software. Aside from this software being free the vast majority of the time, it is also often the case that these examples of software have been lovingly built by international communities and where commercial value and cost is not a factor, we often find that the only […]

WordPress or Laravel – Why not both?

Earlier this year I gave a talk at WordCamp London 2019. My talk was titled WordPress or Laravel: Why Not Both? and its focus was on building a Laravel application with WordPress being used as a headless CMS. I have based this blog post on my talk. Brief Introduction to Laravel: Laravel is an open […]

My review of: October CMS

When I recently decided to relaunch my blog, I decided I did not want to opt for WordPress, which is what I previously used. I preferred to choose something very lightweight and developer focused so that I could build the functionality I required on top of it and not focus on removing or disabling elements […]