Archive for Jan 2016

Laravel Gurus Relaunches
News / January 28, 2016

Laravel Gurus Relaunches

Originally launched in 2014, Laravel Gurus is a project that showcases Laravel Consultants & Freelancers from all around the world. Due to the massive growth, the way the site infrastructure was designed it couldn’t scale to the demand. Do to this a new version was built from the ground up on Laravel 5.2 and includes …

Laravel Tutorials / January 26, 2016

Speed up your Composer and NPM Installs

Jack McDade: Creating, distributing, maintaining, and consuming third-party dependencies was supposed to make us more productive and our lives easier. Instead, I feel like I spend more time waiting than coding. I’m in total agreement, especially when you are working on many new projects. In his post he shares two packages, Prestissimo and IED, to …

LN 08: Database Backups
Podcast / January 26, 2016

LN 08: Database Backups

Episode 8 of the Laravel News podcast is now out. This episode features special guest Freek Van der Herten talking about backups, Test Driven Laravel, WordPress & Laravel, and PDF generation. You can listen below, subscribe in iTunes, or grab the RSS from the podcast hosting site. Links from this episode: Test driven Laravel development: How the …

ReadOrListen – A new project to turn written posts to audio
Laravel / January 26, 2016

ReadOrListen – A new project to turn written posts to audio

ReadOrListen is a new project created by Alfred Nutile that takes written tutorials and turns them into podcast episodes. Alfred says that he created the project because there are tons of great articles that he would love to listen to while he is cooking or driving. Because the articles are read by developers who understand …

Laravel Release Process
News / January 20, 2016

Laravel Release Process

At Laracon 2013 in Washington D.C., Taylor announced the first official release cycle for the framework. The way releases are set up is that a new version of Laravel is released every six months, one around June and another at the end of each year. Bug fixes are provided for six months and security fixes …

New LaraJobs Features
Laravel / January 20, 2016

New LaraJobs Features

LaraJobs is the premier job board for Laravel developers and is a partner here on Laravel News. Over the past few weeks, a lot of work has put into the site and several new features have now been rolled out. For developers looking for a new job new features include: Previously, remote jobs were just …

WordPress and Laravel
Laravel Packages / January 18, 2016

WordPress and Laravel

WordPress is one of the most popular open source applications and that means many people are comfortable using its admin to manage their site. There are times when building out a site this is advantageous as it prevents you from having to retrain the user on how to manage content, menus, photos, and more. A …

Laravel Tutorials / January 14, 2016

Adam Wathan: Test Driven Laravel Video

Test Driven Laravel from Adam Wathan Adam Wathan gave a talk on “Test Driven Laravel” at last year’s Zendcon, unfortunately, it wasn’t recorded so he decided to recreate it and share with everyone. Check out his post for more information and be sure and watch it. It’s great stuff!

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How To: Optimizing SSL on Laravel Forge
Laravel Tutorials / January 13, 2016

How To: Optimizing SSL on Laravel Forge

Let’s Encrypt is a new automated SSL certificate authority. Because it is free, it is opening the doors to an exciting new era of secure servers and technologies. Laravel Forge was recently to allow one-click installations of Let’s Encrypt certificates. It is now easier than ever to have your own SSL! Let’s take a few …

Laravel News Podcast #7
Podcast / January 12, 2016

Laravel News Podcast #7

We kick off 2016 with a discussion on Upgrading to Laravel 5.2, Laracon, the Linode DoS attack, And simple project management tips that have made us more productive. You can listen below, subscribe in iTunes, or grab the RSS from the podcast hosting site. Show Links: Sponsored by Stormpath Laracon Tickets on sale Laravel Shift …

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