Hi, I'm Joe

Founder and CTO of ubisend. Proud Father of a beautiful little girl, developer, occasional globetrotter and, time permitting, a keen runner and cyclist.

Building a successful chatbot

3 weeks ago

First things first, what exactly is a chatbot? A quick Google will give you lots of different answers to this simple question. I have attempted my own definition with the caveat that this fledgeling technology is constantly evolving so this may well be out of date by the time you read it. Here goes:...

Using the MessageSending event in Laravel

5 months ago

Like all core Laravel features, sending mail is made easy and convenient by the clean and expressive API that it exposes.

Publishing resources in Laravel 5.5

6 months ago

I spotted a cool new feature coming in Laravel 5.5, which is going to make working with third-party packages that little bit easier. When publishing third-party resources using php artisan vendor:publish, you will be able to choose which package you would like to publish.

Currently, running the...