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Tyler Smith

I'm a software developer who writes about Laravel, JavaScript, Linux, Docker, WordPress and the tech industry. Follow me on Twitter @tylerlwsmith

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Education

BA in Communications Emphasis in Public Relations

Work

Software Engineer

Prevent NPM from installing packages outside of a Docker container

Prevent NPM from installing packages outside of a Docker container

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Do content management systems actually serve their users?

Do content management systems actually serve their users?

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SSH into a server behind Cloudflare using an SSH config file

SSH into a server behind Cloudflare using an SSH config file

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Validating an upload as an image OR a video with Laravel

Validating an upload as an image OR a video with Laravel

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Speed up Laravel in Docker by moving vendor directory

Speed up Laravel in Docker by moving vendor directory

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Handling url-encoded forwarded slashes in Laravel URLs

Handling url-encoded forwarded slashes in Laravel URLs

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One does not "just containerize" an app

One does not "just containerize" an app

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Read selected text out-loud on Ubuntu Linux

Read selected text out-loud on Ubuntu Linux

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Getting Pop_OS! Installed on an HP ProBook x360 11

Getting Pop_OS! Installed on an HP ProBook x360 11

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Change Laravel's exception screen code editor

Change Laravel's exception screen code editor

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DEV 2020 Year-in-Review: Scraping data using the Console

DEV 2020 Year-in-Review: Scraping data using the Console

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Unpacking the murky distinctions between websites and web applications.

Unpacking the murky distinctions between websites and web applications.

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"But does it scale?" A pragmatic overview of infrastructure scalability

"But does it scale?" A pragmatic overview of infrastructure scalability

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Is PHP a gnarly language? Yes, yes it is.

Is PHP a gnarly language? Yes, yes it is.

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Why is WordPress development painful?

Why is WordPress development painful?

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Laravel not running accessors with numbers in attribute name when serializing to JSON

Laravel not running accessors with numbers in attribute name when serializing to JSON

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Can you be a good software engineer if you just do it for the money?

Can you be a good software engineer if you just do it for the money?

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Using a TypeScript interface to define model properties in Objection.js

Using a TypeScript interface to define model properties in Objection.js

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Hating jQuery doesn't make you cool

Hating jQuery doesn't make you cool

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Exiting Node.js when programmatically using "Concurrently" to run multiple scripts

Exiting Node.js when programmatically using "Concurrently" to run multiple scripts

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Getting the Community SegmentedControl to Work on iOS in Expo SDK 37

Getting the Community SegmentedControl to Work on iOS in Expo SDK 37

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What to Consider When Picking a New Programming Language

What to Consider When Picking a New Programming Language

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No, you don't need to learn the language before you learn a framework

No, you don't need to learn the language before you learn a framework

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How to Open a CodeSandbox Project Without a Browser Preview

How to Open a CodeSandbox Project Without a Browser Preview

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Casting integers to floats for float division in Hugo

Casting integers to floats for float division in Hugo

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How to get React Router 4 to allow nested components inside of a Switch

How to get React Router 4 to allow nested components inside of a Switch

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How to implement a working checkbox component in Formik 1.5.8

How to implement a working checkbox component in Formik 1.5.8

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Getting Ubuntu Linux Installed on an HP ProBook x360 11

Getting Ubuntu Linux Installed on an HP ProBook x360 11

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My Impressions of Hugo as a WordPress Developer

My Impressions of Hugo as a WordPress Developer

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Simplifying WordPress's functions.php with OOP: Part 2

Simplifying WordPress's functions.php with OOP: Part 2

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