Making Laravel log to Syslog

Its really simple to make Laravel log to Syslog instead of the file system. You may need to do this for various reasons so here is how: Open up app/start/global.php and replace Log::useFiles(storage_path().'/logs/laravel.log'); with $monolog = Log::getMonolog(); $monolog->pushHandler(

Can't mount shared folders with guest additions 4.3.10

I decided to post about this as its a problem a lot of my guys and others are running into when updating virtualbox and tryign to start a new box in Vagrant. Failed to mount folders in Linux guest. This is usually because the "vboxsf" file system is not available.

Adding and removing tags in git

We recently had an instance at work where tags where attached to the wrong commits so I went and researched how to remove tags from local and remote and now I thought I would share it with everyone else. Adding tags First lets go over how to add tags to

2nd round of Google Glass invites.

Sorry all invites are gone and its past time :-( The invite deadline is Tuesday March 11th 2014 and I only have 3 invites total. I just got another email from Google asking me ot invite friends so I figured I would do a blog post on it this time

Quick and dirty Dart server on Koding.com

What this how-to is: A guide on getting the dart sdk setup on a Koding.com VM. The first steps to building your first example and seeing it run. A showcase of how easy it is to get started with Dart Also a showcase of how sweet the Koding service

AWS re:Invent

So I will be going to Amazon's re:Invent conference starting tomorrow and heading back home on Friday. It's in Las Vegas so it ought to be a very interesting journey. I am both excited and nervous as it will be one of my first conferences and it is on