Category: Development

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The Decision Between Gulp or Webpack for Automation

Developers already have 101 decisions to make, and picking an automation tool is not an easy one. The requirements of a tool can be different depending on the person, the job, and the system you are building. I am hoping I can help make the choice a little easier with this article. I discovered Gulp […]

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Software Install for WordPress and JS Environments – The Best I Know

Quick note, I love the image for this article. Cheers Pixabay! I have recently cleaned down my system and started re-installing all my essential software/packages for development. This came about after the laptop doing deathly slow, and nothing working properly (love good old bloat). I work with both PHP (WordPress) and JS based (React/Gatsby) builds […]

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Building React components for Gatsby using NPM link and Hooks – Cant resolve ‘react’ solution

I have been working on components for Gatsby JS, and including React Hooks. The idea is they will be packaged up separately and pushed to NPM. To make the build easier I house the component in a separate directory and npm link to a Gatsby test site. Everything was going well until I introduced the […]

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Gravity Forms Google reCaptcha v3 Addon WordPress Plugin

I work quite extensively with Gravity Forms when dealing with WordPress builds for clients. It provides a great way to quickly spin up forms, and its developer documentation is brilliant. It has a spam honeypot built in, which tends to catch most basic spam, but recently I have found busier sites have smarter bots. This […]