Laracon / September 30, 2015

Video: Memories from Laracon EU 2015

Huge props to the whole Laracon EU team. Everything they do is such high quality. If you missed any of the conference talks here is a complete playlist.

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Laravel Tutorials / September 30, 2015

Learn about pivot tables and many-to-many relationships

Laravel Daily has a new post on pivot tables and many-to-many relationships: I want to talk about a feature of Laravel which is really useful but can be potentially difficult to understand at first. A pivot table is an example of intermediate table with relationships between two other “main” tables. This is a feature that … Continue reading Read more…

News / September 30, 2015

A cartoon guide to Flux

This is a great post by Lin Clark attempting to explain Flux and uses cartoon drawings to help make it easier. Flux is both one of the most popular and one of the least understood topics in current web development. This guide is an attempt to explain it in a way everyone can understand.

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Laravel Tutorials / September 30, 2015

Flexible & Maintainable Laravel with Angular Material Apps

Jad Joubran has a new tutorial out on building a Laravel and Angular app: In this article, we’re going to set up a Laravel API with Angular Material for the front end. We’re also going to follow best practices that will help us scale with the number of developers working on the project and the … Continue reading Flexible & Mainta... Read more…

Sponsor / September 29, 2015

LaraJobs + Linode = Side Gig Heaven

Hey there! Over the last few months, LaraJobs has really blown up! We’re seeing more great job posts than ever. To celebrate, we partnered up with our friends at Linode on a giveaway. We’ve got 5, $150 Linode credits we’re going to give out. Get your side project hosting covered for over a year! Click … Continue reading LaraJobs + Linode = Side Gig HeavenRead more…

Laravel Tutorials / September 29, 2015

Why You Should Avoid Over-Abstracting

Hannes Van De Vreken has a new post on the madewithlove blog on why you should avoid over-abstracting: Some time ago I started working on an existing project, so I read the documentation before diving in. At the top of the contributing.md file there was this sentence: “Abstract when possible”. Quickly I learned the project … Continue reading Why You Sho... Read more…

Development Tools / September 28, 2015

PSequel – PostgreSQL GUI tool for Mac OS X

For all the Postgres fans, here is a nice looking tool for Mac OS X: Designed for Yosemite. Written in Swift. PSequel provides a clean and simple interface to perform common PostgreSQL tasks quickly.

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Laravel Tutorials / September 26, 2015

Video: How to Setup Transactional Emails with Campaign Monitor

Laracasts has a new video out on how to implement transactional emails with Campaign Monitor and includes a completed source for the lesson. I’ve been using this email service for a few years now with the weekly newsletter and these new transactional emails are really nice. I used to dread building out all the HTML … Continue reading Read more…

Laravel Packages / September 23, 2015

Install Spark in an Existing Laravel App

With the alpha release of Laravel Spark, it includes an installer for scaffolding out everything for a new Laravel app but it left out the ability to add it to an existing app. Mike Bronner created a new package to fill this void: This is very much a pre-release version. As long as Laravel Spark … Continue reading Install Spark in an Existing Laravel... Read more…

Laravel Tutorials / September 22, 2015

Build A Real-Time App with Pusher

Pusher gave a workshop at Laracon.eu this year and has made taken the content and made it free for everyone: We recently wrote a set of tutorials covering How to Build Real-Time Laravel Apps with Pusher as part of a Workshop for Laracon EU. We’ve now opened up these tutorials for everybody and anybody to … Continue reading Build A Real-Time App with Pusher<... Read more…