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Here's a selection of articles and blog posts that I have written. I hope you enjoy them and if you have any suggestions then please don't hesitate to contact me.

The simplest Dockerized Drupal Imaginable.
Unless you've been living under a rock recently I'm sure you've heard all the buzz about Docker. If not read on and I'll explain all about how it can help your Drupal development life be that much easier.
kevin.coyle Sun, 04/24/2016 - 21:04

Easy .gitignore generation

Sometimes creating a .gitignore file can be a monotonous error prone pain. Well there seems to be a pretty nifty solution out there that will simplify this process. Enter http://gitignore.io !

This site generates gitignore files depending on the technology you are using. E.g if you're on OSX with SASS and laravel it will produce:

http://www.gitignore.io/api/osx,linux,sass,laravel4

What makes it really cool is that you can couple that with cURL or wget to do

Dummy Images made easy!

From time to time in my job I come across the need to just stick a placeholder image into my designs. I don't care what it is as long as it's the right size. In the past I've just either used whatever I could find to hand and then manually resize it in photoshop but now I've found a pretty nifty solution.

There's a new craze going around for these random image generation sites and I think they're pretty cool. The first that I noticed was lorempixel. For this one you just stick in: