Just finished the 6 lessons to date. Here's my zombies. Next task, write my own smart contract and figure out how to hook it up to Web 2.0.


Laravel Full Stack Project: Setting up Laravel/Homestead using VirtualBox 5.2 and Vagrant >=2.1.2

These past few days I have been re-acquainting myself with the "L" in my LAMP stack of development tools. My Linux distribution of choice is Ubuntu because it serves my needs as both a desktop OS that runs all of the open source tools that I use.  After a few false starts I managed to …

So, what’s Tracy been up to lately?

My current side project: I am learning Laravel. I have done much of my web development coding using PHP. I am hoping that this will allow me to use my PHP experience and re-vamp it for current best practices. 

Pickled Pepper Mishap

I've started getting peppers in quantity already. I decided to pickle the peppers that are ripe now together as a mix of sweet and hot peppers.  In this mix are green bell, purple bell, one tiny yellow bell (part of a pack of "carnival" pepper seeds), mostly yellow banana peppers, a few cayenne, several jalapeno …