Check Laravel user status with AJAX

Like most websites, my current project requires users to login.  For security reasons, user sessions timeout after a while, leaving the user without an authenticated session.  While

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GoPro GPS Overlay

Yesterday I decided to get an action camera. The decision between a Garmin Virb and the latest GoPro is probably a topic for another article,

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PHP 5.4 + suhosin = FAIL

I recently modified my dev environment to allow PHP 5.4 apps, something that involved adding a bunch of Debian Linux “wheezy” sources to my aptitude

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Brunswick to Sassafras

On Saturday Erin & I went for a drive from our place in Brunswick to Sassafras, a small mountain village up in the Dandenong Ranges

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TotalFinder for OS X – Review

Today’s article is something I haven’t done for a while – a review. If you’re someone that follows the not-often-enough-updated content on Digital Formula, you’ll

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Typekit is so much awesomeness

Today I finally got around to implementing Typekit on digitalformula.net.  It’s something I’ve been meaning to do for ages but because of other commitments I just

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Fixing QuickSave extension for EE2

I recently upgraded my ExpressionEngine installation from version 2.1.1 to version 2.1.3 build 20101220.  The installation worked fine but I found that the excellent extension from

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