Create a symbolic link on mac

Let’s say you have a local instance of WordPress running on your MAMP server and for whatever reason you don’t want to develop your plugin or theme in the /wp-content/ directory. That might be because of your git repository setup or because you want to sync your developing theme across many different versions of WordPress... View Article
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February 15, 2019 9:00 pm

PWA Offline

Say I haven’t got an internet connection… I can test that by… not having an internet connection. If I open my App, does it show anything? Does it work? PWAs do. That’s a key feature. Say you are in the middle of using one of our apps and get on a plane. The app works... View Article
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February 14, 2019 3:05 am

Deploying to firebase with scripts

The aim is to be able to type a single command: yarn deploy And then be able to have a cup of tea while the latest version of your App is rolled out to every user on every platform.
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February 9, 2019 9:14 pm

Live Geolocation

Let’s say you’re big company like the one I work for. It almost doesn’t matter what product the company actually sells, there are orders, there are customers, there are deliveries and there are problems and phone calls to support. It’s logistics. And wouldn’t it be nice to know the exact location of your entire fleet... View Article
February 7, 2019 1:33 am

Lighthouse audits

Lighthouse is an open-source, automated tool for improving the quality of web pages. You can run it against any web page, public or requiring authentication. It has audits for performance, accessibility, progressive web apps, and more.
February 3, 2019 9:04 pm

Open Source

The technology we use is all open source with a thriving community of users and maintainers keeping it secure and up to date. WordPress makes up 32% of all websites on the internet. The majority of these are forgotten personal blog projects, but there are many, many businesses who’s entire web presence is on the... View Article
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February 1, 2019 11:55 pm

To use PropTypes in React or not

We’ve developed a simple rule of thumb to follow on this question; “Don’t. Use. Bloody. PropTypes. They’re just annoying.” Why do people use PropTypes? One way to catch and debug errors in your software as you develop is the use of typed programming. JavaScript didn’t used to have that and that was thought of as... View Article
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February 1, 2019 10:39 pm

Talk Tech

We like to talk tech. It lets us measure our client’s accuracy of knowing what they want. We like to work with people who know what they want and understand the value we can add.
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January 30, 2019 10:38 pm

Google PWA Guidelines

At it’s core, PWA is nothing more than a set of guidelines set down by our good friends at Google. When a chrome browser requests a page which meets the criteria of being a PWA it gets treated as such. Other browsers are adopting this standard. Even Safari.  A PWA needs a manifest. This is... View Article
January 25, 2019 11:47 pm