Ubuntu 12.04 LTS LEMP Server Setup

This will go over getting an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server up and running for production use using Nginx instead of Apache. This does not pretend to be an exhaustive resource, particularly around security. This is Laravel friendly.

Vim Tricks

A growing list of Vim tricks as I learn them.

An Explanation of Caching

The most powerful cache isn't necessarily the one you install on your application server. Here are the different kinds of caching available and what they mean for your web application.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS LAMP Server Setup

This will go over getting an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server up and running for production use. Note: This does not pretend to be an exhaustive resource, particularly around security. Additionally, if your environment is more complex (Separate DB servers, servers across data-centers, different access levels, etc), then your setup can and will vary.

A Description of Hypermedia APIs

There are many articles describing what a Hypermedia API is. Many have a lot of jargon and cover a lot of topics. This one does neither. Learn what a Hypermedia API is on a basic level.

The 'Best Way' to Setup Laravel 4

There are a few guides out there which help you install Laravel 4 in a way that let you pull in updates to the skeleton app in addition to the composer-based libraries. I think this is the best, quickest way.