Laravel Certification Program Announced at Laracon 2017
News / August 31, 2017

Laravel Certification Program Announced at Laracon 2017

A licensed Laravel certification platform was announced at Laracon EU this week, and a new landing page is up at laravel.com/certification/. The Laravel Certification is a Human Music B.V. product and is officially licensed by Laravel LLC.

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Laravel 5.5 LTS is Now Released
Laravel 5.5 / August 30, 2017

Laravel 5.5 LTS is Now Released

Version 5.5 of Laravel is now officially released! This release is jam-packed with goodies and improvements–here’s a quick video and writeup summarizing the highlight features.

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Add Your Own Aliases to Laravel Homestead
Laravel Tutorials / August 29, 2017

Add Your Own Aliases to Laravel Homestead

Laravel Homestead ships with some aliases that get copied into your Homestead virtual machine when you provision it. These aliases are available inside the virtual machine, and you can also add your aliases as well so that you have the same aliases in Homestead that you might use on your local setup. I’ll quickly show you how you can add your aliases.

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All of the Laracon US 2017 Videos are now available
News / August 28, 2017

All of the Laracon US 2017 Videos are now available

StreamACon released twenty-one videos from Laracon US so you’ll be able to relive the whole event and catch up on anything you may have missed.

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Maximize Your Terminal Productivity
Development Tools / August 25, 2017

Maximize Your Terminal Productivity

This week, we just published some great bash aliases from the community, and I wanted to write more about maximizing your terminal productivity. I’ve coached many developers, and the terminal is often the area I see that many great developers (much better than me) could improve and gain some productivity and better tooling. I started …

Laravel Bash Aliases
Development Tools / August 24, 2017

Laravel Bash Aliases

Bash aliases are shortcuts added to a file that allows you to reference another command through more memorable words, abbreviations, or characters. Everyone has their favorites and we asked the community to supply theirs so you can see what aliases others are using.

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Quickly Edit Your Theme Colors and Fonts in PhpStorm
News / August 23, 2017

Quickly Edit Your Theme Colors and Fonts in PhpStorm

PhpStorm has released a new feature that allows you to quickly find and edit the theme style for a given line you want to change. Learn how to customize your theme colors and fonts quickly.

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GitHub Embedded Code Snippets
News / August 22, 2017

GitHub Embedded Code Snippets

GitHub rolled out embedded code snippets this month which should make it easier to share existing code without having to re-create it in a comment. Learn now use embedded snippets to collaborate on code in pull requests and issues.

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New Laravel String Helpers in 5.4 and 5.5
News / August 21, 2017

New Laravel String Helpers in 5.4 and 5.5

New string helpers are finding their way into Laravel leading up to the big 5.5 release, which is planned to drop during Laracon EU 2017. Here are some of the recent highlights in the String helper class, that has been getting some love lately.

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Kubernetes at GitHub
News / August 18, 2017

Kubernetes at GitHub

Over the last year or so, GitHub has been experimenting with and integrating Docker containers with Kubernetes. Learn some high-level details of their journey in adopting Kubernetes for github.com and api.github.com.

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