Chris Forrence

Chris Forrence

Atlanta, GA
Hiya! My name's Chris Forrence, and I'm a Software Engineer in Atlanta. In my spare time, I enjoy gardening, cooking, playing with my two cats, and creating video content!
Dec
22
This Little Light Of Mine

This Little Light Of Mine

In my adult life, I’ve lived in so many different condos, apartments, houses, that my cats have had more
2 min read
Jun
26
Thoughtful Software

Thoughtful Software

I published a PHP library under a new name! Nine out of ten dentists look into why!
2 min read
May
28
Old Man Yells At Cloud

Old Man Yells At Cloud

1 min read
May
10
Let's Try Something New

Let's Try Something New

One of my goals for 2021 is to improve on my writing skills. Part of that means that I should
1 min read
Feb
20
Improve Your Thousand Words: Image Manipulation in PHP

Improve Your Thousand Words: Image Manipulation in PHP

While images are an important part of displaying content on a website, they can be notorious for dragging a site's speed down. Fortunately, it's pretty easy to create a workflow to ensure that the images that you serve to clients are as optimized as possible.
Feb
10
Advent of Code

Advent of Code

I discuss what it was like stumbling across the Advent of Code challenges!
1 min read
Sep
08
Level Up Your Interview Skills

Level Up Your Interview Skills

This presentation will go over some of the basics of the interview process as a new entrant to the work force!
Sep
05
Taking The Helm: Diving Into Kubernetes For LAMP Stacks

Taking The Helm: Diving Into Kubernetes For LAMP Stacks

By themselves, containers offer benefits for making sure a development environment represents a production environment, but that doesn’t necessarily translate back into having a replicable production environment that can scale up.
1 min read
Aug
10
How I Live-Blogged Laracon, Twice!

How I Live-Blogged Laracon, Twice!

I changed things up since my 2018 live-blog; here's the 2019 rendition!
4 min read
Sep
06
The Static Site Review

The Static Site Review

When setting up a web presence, there are a number of ways to structure the site. While plain HTML/CSS/JS can be cheaper and easier to host, dynamic sites can make it easier to manage content and templates.
1 min read