Well hello there, Friend. Thanks for dropping by and looking at my blog.
My name is Kayleigh, and I am a web developer! I have been in my current job as a Full-Stack PHP Developer for a popular Boiler Company in the UK for almost a year using Laravel full time. Before that, I have used other MVCs and technologies such as CakePHP, CodeIgniter 2, Concrete5 and even straight PHP to create my own websites and web apps.
This is the first in a series of posts I am producing called Laravel End to End. The purpose of these posts is threefold :-
- Firstly, I need somewhere to gather my thoughts as I consolidate my understanding and knowledge from the first year of Laravel. This helps me to deeply embed the learning I have done over the past 12 months.
- Secondly, It will help me to uncover gaps in my knowledge and pose questions about better ways of doing things – A self-critical analysis of my own work if you will.
- Thirdly, I hope that this will be a resource that others will be able to come to when they are in a similar position to me, still feeling slightly like an imposter in the sheep pen, and needing some reassurance that they’re on the right track.
I will be following the Laravel Certification Exam Preparation Curriculum in my posts, and I expect that as I go along I will find things that I either do not grasp or haven’t even used yet.
I’m going to be brave and turn on moderated comments on these posts too so that I can have your feedback and hopefully get some of your marvelous experience woven into my own understanding.
So, without further ado, let’s cut the waffle and dive straight in. My next post will be around tools and environments.
Bye for now!