Laravel / March 31, 2014

Where did the name Laravel come from?

In Narnia, Cair Paravel is the name of the castle where the kings and queens of Narnia live. Laravel rhymes with Paravel. I thought the name had a classy and sophisticated ring to it. — Taylor Otwell — Taylor sharing how the name Laravel came about. Before this apparently it was named Bootplant. Good change … Continue reading Wher... Read more…

Laravel / March 31, 2014

Is Facebook

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Laravel Tutorials / March 31, 2014

Multi-Tenancy in Laravel 4

Phillip Brown has a new tutorial on building a multi tenant feature for his app: Multi-tenant applications are where you create a single application that is used independently by many different clients. When a client authenticates with your application, they are only able to access the data that they have created in your application and … Continue reading Multi-Te... Read more…

Laravel / March 31, 2014

Using Bourbon & Neat with Gulp

I have been hearing great things about Gulp, Bourbon, and Neat so I decided to give all these a try on a project. After banging my head around for what felt like forever I decided to write a little post showing you how to integrate all of these together. Step 1 – Install NPM Packages … Continue reading Using Bourbon & Neat with Gulp

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Laravel / March 30, 2014

Guzzle 4.0 has arrived!

Guzzle 4.0 has arrived! The new version of Guzzle is now simpler, faster, more flexible, and more powerful than ever. Looks like a lot of nice changes.

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Laravel / March 29, 2014

Jasmine Web App

In this book will illustrate how to use Parse.com as your own database backend, by creating a simple blog with posts and comments I was given a copy to review but have been swamped lately and didn’t have time to get my own review finished. Christopher Pitt just reviewed it and from the part I … Continue reading Jasmine Web App

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Laravel / March 28, 2014

Spring-cleaning Unused CSS With Grunt, Gulp, or Broccoli

In this write-up, we’ll take a look at build tasks you can use to remove unused CSS in your pages. Before we begin, I thought it would be useful to share some success stories just to demonstrate that the tools here can be used to make a difference. This seems like a great package. I’m … Continue reading Spring-cleaning Unuse... Read more…

Development Tools / March 27, 2014

Sublime Text Gutter Color

Gutter Color is a Sublime Text plugin which displays a colored icon for all lines which contain a color.

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Podcast / March 26, 2014

PHP Town Hall – The Great Joomla! License Battle of 2014

This week Ben Edmunds is joined by new guest David Stanley and recurring guest Don Gilbert to discuss the latest Joomla! framework licensing drama. Phil was too busy having a real world life to join us this week, boo! Don does a great job of articulating why switching the Joomla! Framework to an LGPL license … Continue reading PHP Town H... Read more…

Laravel Tutorials / March 26, 2014

Clean up your Laravel models with view presenters

One of the hot Laravel topics lately is view presenters. I’m sure you’ve ran into a situation of cluttering your models/entities with code that is really a view concern. Luckily the community has extensive coverage of utilizing view presenters to help you keep your code clean, tidy, and awesome. In this post I wanted to … Continue reading Read more…