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Hi, my name is

Andrew Menich

and I'm a web developer from Toledo, Ohio. I specialize in Craft CMS development with experience using a variety of frontend and backend technologies.

Recent Blog Posts

Hot Module Reloading with Laravel Mix v6 and Craft Nitro 2

In this post we'll look at how to get hot module reloading via Laravel Mix 6 on your local Nitro 2 site.

Read Full Article Apr 25, 2021

Defer Loading Modal Content with Sprig and Alpine.js

Creating a modal with Alpine.js and dynamically loading inner content is a snap with Sprig.

Read Full Article Feb 18, 2021

Forcing Sprig/HTMX Components to Stop Polling

I ran into a scenario where I wanted to tell a Sprig component to stop polling but the conventional method wouldn't work for my use-case. Source code to the rescue!

Read Full Article Feb 05, 2021

Quicktips: Emojis, MySQL, and You!

While saving a string to a custom table in the database, MySQL was complaining that there was an incorrect string value. This was a result of the string containing emoji unicode, which the database was not expecting.

Read Full Article Feb 01, 2021