Vue.js V2 is now released
News / September 30, 2016

Vue.js V2 is now released

Vue.js has announced v2 is now released and available. Version two has been in development since April and features significant improvements over the first version. Vue V2 features better performance, server-side rendering, and the Vue tools have all been updated to support v2. The official announcement has all the details on the improvements. For those … Continue reading Read more…

Laravel Forge adds a new development blog
News / September 29, 2016

Laravel Forge adds a new development blog

Laravel Forge has seen a lot of new improvements over the past few weeks and today they announced a new developer blog so it’s easier to keep up with all the new features. With the launch, it includes two announcement posts, one with the new Custom VPS Load Balancers and from last week a new … Continue reading Laravel Forge adds a new developm... Read more…

Hacktoberfest 2016
News / September 28, 2016

Hacktoberfest 2016

Hacktoberfest, the month-long festival of code, is back again this year. The event is hosted in partnership between GitHub and DigitalOcean, and the rules are simple. If you make four pull requests between October 1st and October 31st, you’ll get a t-shirt. It’s available worldwide with no stipulations. The pull request can be anything from … Continue reading ... Read more…

Bugsnag adds support for seeing what happens before an exception is thrown
Development Tools / September 27, 2016

Bugsnag adds support for seeing what happens before an exception is thrown

Bugsnag has just announced that they’ve added more diagnostic information when using the service with Laravel. With this feature, you now see a Breadcrumbs tab in your error report that shows any log statements and database queries that ran prior to an exception being sent to Bugsnag. This timeline will help you trace what was … Continue readi... Read more…

Computer Vision Syndrome
Development Tools / September 26, 2016

Computer Vision Syndrome

In no point in human history have people been staring at bright screens just a few feet from their face like they are today. Computer vision syndrome or CVS (not to be confused with Concurrent Versions System) is one side effect to this, and it’s affecting millions of people. The National Institute of Occupational Safety …

Spark v2.0.8 is now released
News / September 23, 2016

Spark v2.0.8 is now released

Laravel Spark v2.0.8 is now released and includes two new features to make managing teams even better. The first feature is support for renaming “Teams”. The second new feature is you can now require the credit card up front on team plans. To get the latest version visit the official Spark site or run composer … Continue reading Spark v2.0.8 is now r... Read more…

Troubleshooting Laravel Valet on macOS Sierra
News / September 22, 2016

Troubleshooting Laravel Valet on macOS Sierra

macOS Sierra was released just a few days ago and everybody is starting to upgrade. Some users of Laravel Valet have reported some problems and Adam Wathan has put together a list of common problems and troubleshooting tips to help resolve issues he’s been seeing. With his permission to post here is a list of … Continue reading Troubleshoo... Read more…

The error management app Honey Badger now supports PHP
Development Tools / September 21, 2016

The error management app Honey Badger now supports PHP

Honey Badger, the error management and exception notifier app, has announced an official PHP library for integration with their service.

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View your routes through the browser with the Pretty Routes package
Laravel Packages / September 19, 2016

View your routes through the browser with the Pretty Routes package

One nice Laravel feature is its routing, by visiting your routing file, you can get an eagle eye view of your application and a map that shows which URL is corresponding to which file. By default, Laravel provides a handy Artisan command php artisan route:list that can be used to list your routes in a … Continue reading View your routes through the browser with the Pretty Rout... Read more…

1,000 Laravel Applications have been upgraded with Shift
News / September 16, 2016

1,000 Laravel Applications have been upgraded with Shift

In less than a year Laravel Shift, the tool that automatically upgrades your Laravel app to the latest version, has upgraded over 1,000 applications. In the announcement post, Jason shares some details on the history of the product and how he is developing this project through preset milestones. Its features were deliberately limited until I … Continue reading Read more…