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!
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
Jul
28
How I Live-Blogged Laracon

How I Live-Blogged Laracon

I go into the process of how I did a quick and dirty live blog for Laracon 2018!
6 min read