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Michael Brooks

Freelance Website Developer & Blogger in Newton Abbot

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Windows version of Linux's $(pwd)

Tonight I was playing around with Docker and I wanted to use Node to install my packages to my local environment. I found a command on Chris Fidao's Laravel Vessel website which looked like...

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101% Reached of my target for Macmillan Cancer Research

It's been over a week since my colleagues and I completed the Jurassic Hike for Macmillan cancer support. I'm happy to announce that I finished the 26-mile hike and raised a total of £253.44 which is 101% of my target. Together as a team, we all managed to succeed our targets and in total reached 117% of our goal which amounts to £2,045.87.

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75% of target reached for the Macmillan Mighty Hike

For everyone who has donated and shared, I just wanted to say a massive thank you. The event starts next week and it's a gruelling 26-mile hike. We are now 75% towards our target, and I need your help to reach 100%. Please donate if you can, if not then please share this article so others can see.

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(UK) How to become a contract web developer

So, you want to get into contract development, but you don't know where to start? Let me explain how to get started, and what you need in order to begin contracting. Strap in, because this is going to be a long one.

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This month has been weird for me...

This month has been so weird for me. I walked into my workplace on the first of May to find out I'm being made redundant with a few colleagues due to targets not being hit. It didn't shock me, and I wasn't upset by this. I understood the company was hitting a rocky patch. However, I didn't expect this to happen, especially at the time it did.

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