Malik Abiola

A place where I share my thoughts, revelation, experience and other things on Faith, Tech and everything in between.


The Lord My Shepherd

1 The Lord is my shepherd;I shall not want.2 He makes me to lie down in green pastures;He leads me beside the still waters.3 He restores my soul;He leads me in the paths of righteousnessFor His name’s sake.4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,I will fear no evil;For You are with me;Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of ...(Read More)

#TheseCOVID19Times Vol. 1 – A Check In

Dear friends, How are you holding up during this COVID-19 situation? We thank God for our lives, for sustenance, preservation and protection. Blessed be the Lord who has not given us up as a prey to COVID19 (Psalm 124:6) Let’s not forget that we are people of God and our case is different. Let not forget his promises and keep praying for our world. It is important that at this time we all contribute to ...(Read More)

How To Build Your Own PHP Composer Package

A couple of months back, I wrote a PHP library that abstracts the API of Paystack (A Nigerian FinTech company) into a pluggable composer package. The library has since gotten more than 100 installs, and another package is dependent on it. Since then, a host of other payment systems/providers and other services have popped up, so I thought to write this tutorial or guide to building your own composer installable composer package. So, off we ...(Read More)

Loading Extra Files In Chrome Extensions

Many times when building chrome extensions, we’ve often found ourselves in situations where we have to add extra html to the web page. One way is to add the html on directly in the content_script js file, but I personally prefer not mixing up html and js in the same file. Also depending on the amount of html needed, it’s just be better to create a new html file for that purpose and then find ...(Read More)

Integrating mabiola/paystack-php-lib In Your PHP Projects – 1

A few weeks ago, I released a PHP Library or as one of my colleagues will call it, an SDK, for easily integrating Paystack in your PHP projects. This is the first of a series of posts that will explain as simply as possible, how to use the library in your projects. Througout this series, we will be working with vanila PHP (A PHP project with no framework) so as not to restrict ourselves to ...(Read More)