Archive for Jun 2016

Building a Status Board using Laravel and Vue
Laravel Applications / June 09, 2016

Building a Status Board using Laravel and Vue

Freek Van der Herten has a new tutorial on how his team built a company status board using Laravel and Vue.js. Each tile is it’s own Vue component. Laravel’s default scheduler is used to periodically fetch some data from the API’s of Google Calendar, Last.fm, etc… When Laravel receives a response from any of those …

Analysis of Coding Conventions
News / June 09, 2016

Analysis of Coding Conventions

Squiz Labs, the creators of PHP_CodeSniffer, put together an analysis of coding conventions across 193 PHP projects. The report outlines a lot of small things like average line length, camel casing, new array syntax, and more. You can also see project specific breakdowns and here is Laravel’s, which received an A+.

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PHP Version Stats: May 2016
News / June 08, 2016

PHP Version Stats: May 2016

Jordi Boggiano, the creator of the Composer project, released PHP version stats for May of 2016 and a comparison against last November. I look in the packagist.org logs of the last 28 days for Composer installs done by someone. Composer sends the PHP version it is running with in its User-Agent header, so I can …

Laravel 5.3: Rollback one migration
News / June 06, 2016

Laravel 5.3: Rollback one migration

A new feature has been added to Laravel 5.3 that will allow you to back out a single migration: php artisan migrate:rollback –step=1 This is a great feature for when you run a migration, and then you need you need to rollback or revert the last one instead of the whole batch.

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Laravel Angular Admin Starter Kit
Laravel Packages / June 04, 2016

Laravel Angular Admin Starter Kit

Laravel Angular Admin is an administration dashboard starter kit designed to give you a base to start working with. It uses Laravel, Angularjs, Bootstrap, and Gulp plus features Oauth and JWT authentication. This could be a cool project to learn from or use a base on your next administration section.

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Laravel can do that?
Laravel Tutorials / June 03, 2016

Laravel can do that?

Matt Stauffer has a new post outlining four things he didn’t know Laravel could do, but learned about them while writing his new book, Laravel: up and running. The four items he outlines is: The Cookie Façade is one special cookie Attaching files to emails is easier than you think You can chain more Scheduler …

A look at what’s coming to Laravel 5.3
News / June 02, 2016

A look at what’s coming to Laravel 5.3

Laravel 5.3 is now released and available for everyone. Here is a quick look at some of these new features: Laravel Scout Laravel Scout is a driver based full-text search for Eloquent. Out of the box, it supports Algolia and because it’s driver based anyone in the community can create their own integration with other …

Laravel Tutorials / June 01, 2016

Setting up Logrotate for Laravel Forge

Recently I experienced a staging server running out of memory and after researching we found a log file that was 17g! Removing the file cleared it up but it would be nice to not worry about it again. Servers for Hackers has a tutorial on this exact issue: Laravel Forge (and Envoyer) keep your Laravel …

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