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Michael Brooks

Freelance Website Developer & Blogger in Newton Abbot


The beginning of our Laravel social network

A long while back, I said I would love to create and document making a social networking website using the Laravel framework, well that hasn't happened, like at all.

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Dealing with Depression and Anxiety, becoming a stronger, better self

As some of you readers may know me by now and possibly read my previous post. Which explained how I went through a hard time with work and built up a lot of anxiety with myself and felt as though I wasn't a good enough developer.


ReactPHP and Symfony

I started listening to a great Podcast series which talks a lot about different PHP and server technologies and on one of the later episodes, they talk about ReactPHP.


Docker has been fun, but it's time to move on...

As a few of you may know, I have been using Docker for some time to deploy my site with. It's been a great learning experience for me and is something I wish to carry on with.


Moltin API

I want to introduce you guys to an awesome e-commerce API called Moltin. It takes out so much hard work when it comes to creating an e-commerce platform and I have been working with the API to try and create an open source Laravel e-commerce platform which utilises the Moltin API as the core part of the app.