Thoughts, stories and ideas.

Welcome to the personal blog of web/application developer Doug Niccum. I develop in just about anything Javascript, PHP, and mobile application platforms.

Feb 13, 2019

Adding documentation to your Laravel Nova installations

Adding documentation to your Laravel Nova installations

Documentation (especially good documentation) for an application can make a good application and experience for a client, a great application. Once we as developers complete an application that we have worked and potentially even lost sleep over, will live on well after we stop working on it.

Nov 14, 2016

Prairie.Code() 2016 Round-Up

For those of you who were not aware, both myself and another VML employee Heather Downing had the privilege to speak at the Prairie.Code() 2016 conference in Des Moines, Iowa at the

Sep 22, 2016

The end is nigh for Bower?

The end is nigh for Bower?

Over the last four or five years, I have come to have a deep adoration for the front end package manager Bower. Going to the official jQuery or Angular repositories to download dependencies

Aug 1, 2016

Adding Babel support to an AEM instance

Adding Babel support to an AEM instance

This exposé will outline the steps to be able to add Babel support to an existing AEM instance. What is Babel Babel is a compiler/processor of "futuristic" javascript and relative