Chris Gmyr
Developer, entrepreneur, drummer, biker, dog owner, husband, and proud dad. Loves Laravel and coffee

New YouTube Series: 5 Minute Productivity


Over the last few weeks, I've been working on a new video series called "5 Minute Productivity". I'm starting with one of my favorite apps - Todoist, but have other apps/services planned. Read More

The Latest in PHP: September 2018 Edition


The September version of the "Latest in PHP" is out! Shared at our monthly TrianglePHP meeting, here are the things you need to know. Read More

Tips, Tricks, and Good Practices with Laravel's Eloquent


This is a talk I gave at TrianglePHP on Aug 16, 2018. We'll learn how Eloquent functions on the basic levels, continue through some more well-known methods and some possibly lesser known ones. Then we'll finish with some more advanced ideas and techniques. Read More

The Latest in PHP: April 2018 Edition


Every month for the last year at TrianglePHP we've been presenting a segment called "The Latest in PHP" where we look at new features, product and framework releases, and spotlight news articles. Not everyone in the community is as up-to-date as others, so this gives everyone a chance to see what's new before our main presentation. Read More

Deploying Specific Branches with Laravel, CircleCI, and Envoyer


A few weeks ago I was trying to update a side project's CircleCI config from version 1 to version 2 since they are depreciating V1 in August 2018. In the process, I was curious how I could deploy specific branches to specific environments in Laravel's Envoyer if the tests passed successfully. Read More