Author: Lindsey

  • PHP 8.0 & Brew

    I was working on a site today and I had an issue because I needed to use PHP 8.0, but trying to switch from 8.1 to 8.0 using brew, I was getting a message: php@8.0 has been disabled because it is a versioned formula! A quick google lead me to a post by Jesús Amieiro,…

  • New Routine: 5 Minute Meditation

    The past week, on work days, I’ve been doing a 5 minute meditation that my friend sent me. I’ve found it really helps me sent my mindset for the day – reminding me to find joy in my daily tasks and to find inspiration in the mundane. Also, the 5 minute length is the perfect…

  • Teamwork makes the dream work

    Or, why I love leading teams. Before starting my job at WebDevStudios, I never considered being anything but a developer. I wanted to be hands on, coding, building websites. About a year after I started at WDS, I had the opportunity to be an interim lead for my team and I fell in love with…

  • 2023 in Music

    Every year I keep a running playlist of new to me music that I hear throughout the year. I love finding new music and listen to my Spotify Discover Weekly playlist every Monday. My tastes range from indie folk to classical to house and everything in between. Here’s 2023: Follow 2024:

  • 2023 In Review

    In short, it happened. To expand: Professional: I spent half the year continuing to lead a team working with a dream client, including an absolute bucket list brand within the organization. I’m really proud of all of the work we put out, and more importantly, the team that I helped build during this time. It…

  • Site Launch: Felicia Day

    At my day job at WebDevStudios, I had the opportunity to develop a new WordPress website for the multi-hyphenate Felicia Day. This was my first time developing a site using only the Site Editor and it was fun to see how core WordPress blocks can translate a design into a functioning website. It uses a…

  • Hello world!

    A very wise person told me to just start a blog. So here I am. To keep this as low maintenance as possible, this blog runs on WordPress (obviously), using the new Twenty Twenty-Four theme. Out of the box, this theme is fast, beautiful, and has a low barrier to entry. As a web developer,…