About Me

I am an IT Engineer & Web Developer from the North West of England.

Me

I’ve spent the last 10 years working as an IT Engineer in Schools. I’ve worked with all kinds of technologies, everything from Interactive Displays & Hall Audio systems through to USB Microscopes.

As an Engineer at Ed-IT Solutions I’ve built Windows domains from scratch and designed school internet connections. I run a cluster of VPS Web servers and provide web hosting to schools.

I’m a component NodeJS and PHP developer.

Skills

Windows

  • Windows Server 2003 - 2016.
  • Windows XP - 10.
  • Full Domain construction and management, Group Policy, AD and supporting services.
  • Client imaging through WDS.
  • HyperV.

Apple

  • iOS
  • MDM (Mosyle, Meraki & Lightspeed MDM)
  • OSX
  • AppleTV and other software based solutions.

Development

My Articles

CanCan Route Constraints

2nd November 2013

Using CanCan to lock down routes

  • CanCan
  • Ruby

Dark Mode

23rd April 2019

New site layout that leads with Dark Mode.

A picture of me

Disclaimer

All content is my own unless otherwise stated.

My content is licensed under the CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

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Adam Laycock

IT Engineer, Developer & Blogger.