Easily deleting old soft-deleted records with Quicksand
Laravel Packages / August 31, 2016

Easily deleting old soft-deleted records with Quicksand

When building applications, there are times when you would like to allow users to remove data from their view but keep the record in the database. An example could be allowing a user to delete their account, but you want to give them the opportunity to restart it later. If all their data is completely … Continue reading Easily deleting old so... Read more…

Simple Regex Language is aiming to simplify Regular Expressions
Development Tools / August 30, 2016

Simple Regex Language is aiming to simplify Regular Expressions

Simple Regex Language is a new PHP package that aims to simplify regular expressions using a cleaner written word approach to the syntax. Here is an example of validating an email address: begin with either of (number, letter, one of “._%+-“) once or more, literally “@”, either of (number, letter, one of “.-“) once or … Continue reading Simpl... Read more…

Vue.js 2.0 RC4 is now available
News / August 29, 2016

Vue.js 2.0 RC4 is now available

Today Vue.js released it’s fourth V2 release candidate and this version is primarily a bugfix release with one new feature. A new Async component function now supports returning a Promise. Note if you are using async components with vue-router you need to update vue-router too. You can find the full changelog from their release page … Continue reading Vue.js 2.0 RC4 is now av... Read more…

Controller Construct Session Changes in Laravel 5.3
News / August 29, 2016

Controller Construct Session Changes in Laravel 5.3

Back in laravel 5.2, a developer was able to interact with the session directly in a controller constructor. However, this has changed in laravel 5.3. The difference between how the 5.3 & 5.2 handle an incoming request is that in 5.2 the request goes through 3 pipelines: The global middleware pipeline The route middleware pipeline … Continue reading Read more…

Authentication Enhancements in Laravel 5.3 – Sponsor
Sponsor / August 29, 2016

Authentication Enhancements in Laravel 5.3 – Sponsor

TLDR Laravel 5.3 was released at the recently concluded LaraconEU conference. Laravel 5.3 ships with a lot of new features and awesome improvements to different sections of already existing features. Authentication is one of those features that Laravel provides to developers out of the box and there have been some really good improvements to it … Continue reading Read more…

Upgrading your Laravel Application with Laravel Shift
Laravel Applications / August 27, 2016

Upgrading your Laravel Application with Laravel Shift

We’ve covered Laravel Shift before and it’s a commercial project that will take a Laravel app and automatically upgrade it or shift it to the next version. This site was running Laravel 5.2 and now that 5.3 is released it was time to upgrade and I decided to give Laravel Shift a try. The setup … Continue reading Upgrading your Laravel Application with Laravel Sh... Read more…

Scratch and Win Contest
News / August 27, 2016

Scratch and Win Contest

To have a little weekend fun I’m running a Laravel themed giveaway. How it works is you enter your name and email and then using your mouse you scratch over the elephant to see if you win. That’s all it takes. Here is a list of prizes up for grabs: 1 of 20 Laravel News … Continue reading Scratch and Win Contest

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Learn about Grant Types in Laravel Passport
Laravel Tutorials / August 24, 2016

Learn about Grant Types in Laravel Passport

OAuth2 is a security framework that controls access to protected areas of an application, and it’s mainly used to control how different clients consume an API ensuring they have the proper permissions to access the requested resources. Laravel Passport is a full OAuth2 server implementation; it was built to make it easy to apply authentication … Continue reading L... Read more…

Laravel 5.3 is now released
News / August 23, 2016

Laravel 5.3 is now released

The Laravel team is proud to announce the release of Laravel 5.3 and it’s now available for everyone. The new features in 5.3 are focused on improving developer speed by adding additional out of the box improvements for common tasks. This is a general release and comes with six months of bug fixes and security … Continue reading Laravel 5.3 is now released<... Read more…

Laravel Lambo – A package to quickly scaffold out a new project
Laravel Packages / August 23, 2016

Laravel Lambo – A package to quickly scaffold out a new project

Laravel Lambo is a new package by Tighten.co that allows you to quickly scaffold out a new Laravel application from your terminal. It works similar to laravel new but supercharged. For example, you start a new project like this: lambo myproject Then behind the scenes it runs the following commands: laravel new $PROJECTNAME cd $PROJECTNAME … Continue reading Laravel Lambo ̵... Read more…