Advent Calendar

Dec 21st

Wes Bos

Wes Bos

Web Development Course Maker

Where do you live? Wes Bos Hamilton, Canada
What are your roles / titles / jobs / companies? Wes Bos I Make Web Development Courses
Are you more Christmas Cheer or Bah Humbug over the festive period? Wes Bos Christmas Cheer
Would you rather have to always A) Talk like Yoda or B) Breathe like Darth Vader? Wes Bos Talk like Yoda
What non-tech book have you read most recently? Wes Bos Essentialism
What technical book have you been reading? Wes Bos I don't read tech books
With Christmas coming soon, what is your favorite thing about this time of year? Wes Bos There is a dutch word called 'gezellig', which describes the cozy feeling of Christmas
What TV show are you currently into? Wes Bos I mostly just watch HGTV, sooo Property Brothers?
What is your Christmas morning routine or Christmas Day routine? Wes Bos Presents usually happen on the 24th evening. Then on the 25th usually my family goes to the Hospital to sing Christmas carols, then we go to church :)
For this Christmas, what would be your ideal gift? Wes Bos Anything related to Cooking
Many of us have pets, but are you a dog or a cat person? Wes Bos Dogs
What is your favorite hobby, sport or pastime that isn't coding Wes Bos Cooking
A lot of the Laravel community are musical, do you have a favorite band or song? Wes Bos Right now it's Counterparts
Something every coder must know - what IDE doe you use? Wes Bos VS Code
The Laravel forums and chat rooms often feels like a breath of fresh air in comparison to other online groups to me. What do you like most about the Laravel community? Wes Bos How I've never written a line of Laravel in my life but I feel part of it!
What was the last conference you went to? Wes Bos CSS Dev Conference in New Orleans
What is the one piece of technology (hardware or software) that you cannot do without? Wes Bos Macbook Pro
Easy one now! What is your favorite food? Wes Bos Pork
I listen to podcast every day and most Laraveler's do too. What is your current podcast stack? Wes Bos Syntax! It's the best web development podcast ever! Codepen Radio, Shoptalk Show, Joe Rogan
Have you got any sage wisdom or advice; it doesn't have to be technical - you want to share with the Laravel Community? Wes Bos Be nice and keep building things. Momentum is amazing.
What is one thing you have always wanted to know? Wes Bos Why are hot dogs sold in 10 and buns sold in 8? I heard it was a scam by the bakery industry. But that may be the bakery-induced media and their Danish pastry obsession!
What is your favorite Christmas movie? Wes Bos Garfield Christmas
Not many of us as a kid wanted to be a developer or designer, or even knew that was an option. What did you want to be? Wes Bos A Computer Guy
Star Wars or Star Trek? Wes Bos I've never seen either and I think they are silly
How do you pronounce Laravel; Laara or Lahra? Wes Bos Laravel (like Cair Paravel from Chronicles of Narnia) LA-RA-VEL
Are you going to be coding in your free time over Christmas? Wes Bos No
Do you have a secret talent? Wes Bos I am a BBQ Chef Extraordinare!
Would you rather have A) a comically large head or B) comically large feet? Wes Bos Have comically large feet
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