Archive for Apr 2014

Laravel Tutorials / April 30, 2014

Drive Your Application With Illuminate Router

In this post Mohammad Gufran shows you how to use Illuminate Router outside a Laravel Application.

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Podcast / April 30, 2014 Podcast Episode 13

Laravel Podcast #13 is now live. This episode features Jeffrey Way, Taylor Otwell, Maksim Surguy, and Shawn McCool. Testing, 100% minimum coverage, TDD. The consequences of long-term high-intensity focus. What does PHPSpec have to offer? The battle over Trait / Interface suffixes. Imposter Syndrome. Links to other Podcasts mentioned in this episode: …

Laravel Tutorials / April 29, 2014

Form Validation Simplified

Form validation is an interesting thing. It’s trivial to implement, yet everyone tackles it differently. In this lesson, I’d like to show you my current approach (as of April, 2014) for handling this incredibly common task. Another brilliant tutorial from Laracasts and this method of handling form validation seems good to me. I’ve struggling in …

Laravel Tutorials / April 29, 2014

Migrations For The Conscientious

Chris Pitt shares some tips on moving migrations to a namespace. It’s not all doom and gloom though. Because Laravel is built on a strong IoC foundation, it’s easy to subclass and substitute a migration handler class which deals with this natural (and annoying) weakness.

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Laravel / April 26, 2014

Laracasts Weekend Homework

Continuing on the unit testing topic Laracasts has a forum post with some great discussion around this. I think its worth a read.

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Laravel / April 25, 2014

Wardrobe ready for Laravel 4.1.26

Last night I tagged Wardrobe core v1.2 to add the necessary changes for the Laravel remember me changes. You will need to run migrations for the new db columns. I have taken a break from Wardrobe for the past few months and getting back into the core last night made me really want to simplify …

Laravel / April 25, 2014

Monagamous TDD

Bob Martin: When a blog begins like this… “Test-first fundamentalism is like abstinence-only sex ed: An unrealistic, ineffective morality campaign for self-loathing and shaming.” … you have to wonder if the rest of the post can recover its credibility, or whether it will continue as an unreasoned rant. Ruffling Feathers

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Laravel Tutorials / April 25, 2014

Memberships with Laravel Cashier

Younes Rafie explains how we can use Laravel Cashier to add a paid membership option to our web application via Stripe Cashier really is awesome.

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Laravel Tutorials / April 25, 2014

Illuminate Support To The Rescue

Mohammad Gufran goes through the Illuminate Support package and highlights some of the goodies inside.

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Laravel / April 24, 2014

Gulp Fiction – Visual Gulp Editor

This is kind of neat. I could see it being useful if you are new to Gulp and want a more visual process of creating your build file.

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