Laracon EU 2017 Talk Videos are now on Youtube
News / September 22, 2017

Laracon EU 2017 Talk Videos are now on Youtube

The speaker videos from Laracon EU are now freely available on YouTube.

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The Future of HHVM and Hack
News / September 22, 2017

The Future of HHVM and Hack

With the final sunsetting of PHP 5 on the horizon (end of 2018), the HHVM team will ship their last version that supports PHP 5 and they outlined their project goals going forward (emphasis added): PHP7 is charting a new course away from PHP5, and we want to do the same, via a renewed focus …

Laravel 5.5.11 Released with a Security Fix
News / September 21, 2017

Laravel 5.5.11 Released with a Security Fix

Laravel tagged a 5.5.11 release including a security fix. The fix is related to a possible timing attacks on the remember_me token verification process.

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Laravel 5.6 Will Remove the Artisan Optimize Command
Laravel 5.6 / September 21, 2017

Laravel 5.6 Will Remove the Artisan Optimize Command

The Artisan optimize command is deprecated as of Laravel 5.5, and a commit in master has already removed it from 5.6. Learn more about why the optimize command was removed and what you need to do in order to remove it from your applications.

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Voyager 1.0 Released
News / September 20, 2017

Voyager 1.0 Released

Laravel Voyager has reached a version 1.0. And, just in case you haven’t heard of Voyager, Voyager is an awesome Laravel Admin package that can help you with all your administrative tasks such as adding users, editing users, managing permissions, uploading files, creating menus, and so much more!

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Laravel 5.5.5 Released With a New Route Fallback to Help Customize Your 404 Views
News / September 20, 2017

Laravel 5.5.5 Released With a New Route Fallback to Help Customize Your 404 Views

Laravel v5.5.5, was released September 19th and now includes a neat “Route::fallback()” method to help customize 404 views. Also, the @includeFirst blade directive allows you to include a default view when the first one doesn’t exist.

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GitHub Desktop 1.0 is Now Available
News / September 19, 2017

GitHub Desktop 1.0 is Now Available

GitHub announced today that GitHub Desktop 1.0 is now available on Mac and Windows. The new GitHub Desktop version has been revamped and redesigned with Electron and has some cool new features that will make you more productive in the app.

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The Top Five Laravel Community Editor Themes
Development Tools / September 19, 2017

The Top Five Laravel Community Editor Themes

We’ve assembled the top editors and themes from hundreds of developers, and we’re happy to share the results with you. The editor theme is one of those bling items that you get to show off a bit. To find out what everyone is using for an editor and theme, we asked on Twitter and Facebook and had tons of responses.

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Take the Laravel 2017 Survey
News / September 18, 2017

Take the Laravel 2017 Survey

If you’re a Laravel developer or in charge of a Laravel team and have a few minutes we’d love for you to take the 2017 Laravel survey.

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Creating Your Own Configuration in Laravel
Laravel Tutorials / September 18, 2017

Creating Your Own Configuration in Laravel

Laravel configuration allows you to define per-environment configuration with the excellent vlucas/phpdotenv package. If you are new to Laravel, you might not yet know how you can create your configuration files in your projects and a few other helpful things that will help you master configuration. There are a few things we’ll cover here that I think will help people new to the Laravel framework with configuration.

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