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Laravel v5.5.28 Released
News / December 29, 2017

Laravel v5.5.28 Released

Likely the last release of 2017, Laravel 5.5.28 shipped on December 28th. Learn more about what is contained in the latest release of Laravel 5.5.

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Free Video Course: Scaling your Laravel applications on Forge
News / December 29, 2017

Free Video Course: Scaling your Laravel applications on Forge

Chris Fidao just launched a brand new free mini-course on Scaling with Forge. In a series of eleven videos, Chris walks you through setting up a site on Forge, using server optimizations, setting up a load balancer, configuring trusted proxies, and more.

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Bootstrap 4 Final Beta Released
News / December 28, 2017

Bootstrap 4 Final Beta Released

Bootstrap CSS has just released its last beta release (beta 3) of the new version 4 codebase. There are a few breaking changes and new features leading up to the final release. Learn more about what’s coming, including the anticipated release date of the stable version of Bootstrap v4.

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Laravel v5.5.27 Released
News / December 28, 2017

Laravel v5.5.27 Released

A few versions of Laravel were released over the last few days, the latest being 5.5.27, which is available now.

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TablePlus Relational Database GUI
News / December 14, 2017

TablePlus Relational Database GUI

TablePlus is a databases application GUI for many database engines. At the time of writing, it supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, Amazon Redshift, SQL Server, SQLite, and MariaDB. Support for Oracle and CockroachDB are on the roadmap.

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New Blade Directives Coming to Laravel 5.6
Laravel 5.6 / December 13, 2017

New Blade Directives Coming to Laravel 5.6

Laravel 5.6 will include two new form blade directives for cross-site request forgery (CSRF) and HTTP method input. Learn more about these new directives coming to the next release of Laravel 5!

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Laravel 5.5.25 Released
News / December 12, 2017

Laravel 5.5.25 Released

Laravel 5.5.25 was released Monday with Flysystem caching support, a year data type, and support for setting the Whoops editor.

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Laracon Online 2018 Early Bird Registration Reminder
News / December 11, 2017

Laracon Online 2018 Early Bird Registration Reminder

As the year comes to a close, remember that for the next 23 days, you can still tickets to Laracon Online 2018 for half the price for $12 (regularly $25). Tickets will go up to $25 on January 3rd, which is still a great deal for the all-star speaker lineup planned. Grab tickets (https://laracon.net/pay) today before the busy rush of the holiday and new year.

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Creating Your Own PHP Helpers in a Laravel Project
Laravel Tutorials / December 07, 2017

Creating Your Own PHP Helpers in a Laravel Project

Laravel provides many excellent helper functions that are convenient for doing things like working with arrays, file paths, strings, and routes, among other things like the beloved dd() function. You can also define your own set of helper functions for your Laravel applications and PHP packages, by using Composer to import them automatically.

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Chrome 63 now forces .dev domains to HTTPS
News / December 07, 2017

Chrome 63 now forces .dev domains to HTTPS

Starting today, Google Chrome is rolling out v63 that now forces all .dev domains to use HTTPS. There is no workaround and they are apparently not changing this. Back in September Mattias Geniar wrote a post warning every one of the changes, and his post is a great primer on what the Chrome team has done.

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