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Flash messages are session-based front-end notifications to inform users that an action was performed successfully or failed miserably. As senior Drupal developer, I've used them frequently for years. Now tapping into the world of the Laravel 5.1 PHP framework, I was happy to see a session mechanism capable of providing flash messages. A template snippet outputting these message could look like this. Unfortunately they are not constantly used in the skeleton app Laravel provides when starting a new project.

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Who says sundowners have to be drinks? I compiled some fine tunes for the warmer days giving you some summer spirit, whatever weather you're experiencing right now. Enjoy a blend of rap, RnB, chill trap and indie! Enjoy the sundowners spotify playlist below!

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GitHub Pages in combination with Jekyll is a simple yet powerful tool to build and serve static websites. However, by default you website will be located at username.github.io, e.g., http://balauue.github.io for this page. Generously, GitHub provides means to add a custom domain to your GitHub Page. In the following I explain, how this works for user and organization pages. I assume you already have set-up your website.

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Technimatic is easy my favorite Drum and Bass Duo. Pete's & Andy's debut record Desire Paths from last summer has been blasting on my stereo for weeks, not counting the vinyl plays. They first had my attention when they came up with the evening loop. Their distinct style is just like everything falls into place, everything is floating along. Now they are back with a four-track EP named Flashbulb and an accompanying mixtape. If you are into liquid D&B with great vibes, check out their music below!