Switching FontAwesome Icons on Click with jQuery

FontAwesome is a wonderful tool. For those of you unaware, this is a library of icons available for use in your applications. The latest iteration (5.0 at time of writing) has provided a whole range of new features and thousands of icons that are endlessly useful. These are easily added into your application with some very simple code, all covered in great depth in their “Getting Started” guide. Continue reading “Switching FontAwesome Icons on Click with jQuery”

Installing Composer Globally in Mac OSX El Capitan

The Problem

You want to use Composer but you’re not quite sure what you’re doing?

Apple have tightened up their security with the release of OSX El Capitan.

I am not hugely familiar with Composer and other command line interfaces. In order to learn I wanted to get Composer installed globally to make life a little easier.

Previously it was possible to drop the file in the /usr/bin folder and away you went. I had used this method before and it went very smoothly. This is no longer the case with El Capitan. Continue reading “Installing Composer Globally in Mac OSX El Capitan”