Laravel: Specified key was too long error on migration

When you install a new Laravel project with 'laravel new' and run the migration that comes with it you might get following error: #php artisan migrate Migration table created successfully. [Illuminate\Database\QueryException] SQLSTATE[42000]: Syntax error or access violation: 1071 Specified key was too long; max key length is 767 bytes (SQL: alter table `users` add unique … Continue reading Laravel: Specified key was too long error on migration


Setup Laravel with Docker containers

Docker Docker has captured my attention lately and has been growing exponentially for last few years. Docker has revolutionized the virtualization space and has given DevOps engineers and developers a new set of tools that can ease their development as well as infrastructure resource utilization. Mostly Node.js apps have been deployed with Docker but it … Continue reading Setup Laravel with Docker containers

What J talked about in 2013

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 37,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 14 sold-out performances for that many … Continue reading What J talked about in 2013