Category: lumen

Hacking the Fitbit – Emulating a Pager for Twitter DMs!

I’ve been trying to wake up earlier in the morning. The trouble is that alarms wake everybody up, not just me. To get around this problem, I recently bought the cheapest Fitbit I could find, having learned that they have a neat silent alarm. The truth is, if I had the cash I would rather have bought an Apple watc...

Building a Hacker News Reader with Lumen

In this tutorial, we’re going to build a reader for Hacker News. We will be using the Hacker News API and the Lumen framework to implement this. The final output looks something like this: If you’re excited, let’s go ahead and jump right into it. Installing and Configuring Lumen The first thing that you need to ...