Good writing, when dealing with a product or service, is often invisible. The opposite cannot be said: poor quality writing can often distract or surprise users. This applies everywhere the written word can be found.

Good writing can benefit your product, your marketing materials, and will leave a better impression on customers and clients everywhere.

If you are, like me, a person who plays video games on PC, there’s a good chance that you have heard about Baldur’s Gate 3 and Starfield, two very popular releases at the moment.

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PHP Monitor 6.1 is a minor update that comes with various translations, adds support for PHP 8.3 (also via PHP Version Manager) and PHP 8.4. This update also includes a few bugfixes.

It’s been some time since the last update: with PHP Monitor being mostly feature complete I haven’t spent a lot of time on the app lately.

However, with the summer now over I’ve been working on the app some more again. I hope you all enjoy this new update, and enjoy what’s to come. I still plan to continue my work on PHP Monitor.

I have added a little disclaimer to the main repository that will point some folks to Laravel Herd, which is a very cool tool, too. This might be helpful since PHP Monitor may not be the right tool for you.

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Character Development

August 20, 2023

My fitness watch told me that I’m coming up on a two-year streak of working out. I’m pretty proud of that, actually. But throughout those two years, I’ve been dealing with mixed feelings in regard to where I am today.

I’m not where I expected to be, but also much further than expected, somehow.

I’m proud to say that I’ve been working hard on myself to be the best me I can be, but I’ve also done a lot of reflection. This has made me think about some mistakes I’ve made in the past and what I hope to be doing to avoid repeating past mistakes.

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PHP Monitor 6.0 now available

May 28, 2023

PHP Monitor 6 is a major update that comes with a few important new features, including Standalone Mode, Instant Homebrew Response and the often requested PHP Version Manager.

I usually prefer less time between releases, so it has been a while since the last update, but I wanted to take my time to ensure you all have a great user experience with these new changes. I’ve been testing these changes a lot.

Especially the PHP Version Manager took a lot of time to get right, and might still not be an entirely flawless experience for everyone, but that’s unavoidable given how different people’s Homebrew setups can be.

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