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Andy Schaff

Andy Schaff

Highly motivated senior developer with 10 years of experience who will take on any technology thrown at him. A proponent of well-formed and documented code, MVC technologies, and high attention to detail, Andy is the leader of development at Portent.

Articles by Andy Schaff

Github auto deploy torpedo bomber

Andy Schaff //  16 Jun, 2015

GitHub Auto-Deploy Setup Guide

In an effort to streamline development updates to a code base in a staging or production environment, we have created an auto-deploy setup guide for any GitHub (github.com) repository. What you will need: A server to host your site. Our example is a Ubuntu (Linux) server running either Apache or Nginx and PHP SSH access… Read More

plaid

Andy Schaff //  22 Apr, 2013

Portent.com: They’ve gone to plaid

As you may already know, we’re a little obsessed with page load speed. We wanted our home page to load in under 1 second, and we were close. But close isn’t good enough. So, with some guidance from Ian, I started out on my quest for sub 1 second page load times. The journey took… Read More

cookielaw-ss1

Andy Schaff //  1 Jun, 2011

UK & European Cookie Law Solution (Free Script)

A European cookie law that regulates the use of web browser cookies is now in effect in the UK. That cookie law is based on guidelines set by the European Union. In a nutshell, the law states that websites must get a user’s consent before storing cookies on their device (computer, mobile phone, iPad, etc).… Read More