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Laravel 5.6.15 and 5.5.40 is released with a security patch
News / March 30, 2018

Laravel 5.6.15 and 5.5.40 is released with a security patch

The Laravel team has just released v5.6.15 and v5.5.40 and both include a security update so it’s recommended that everyone upgrade.

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Laravel Log Enhancer Package
Laravel Packages / March 30, 2018

Laravel Log Enhancer Package

The Laravel Log Enhancer is a package for Laravel 5.6 adds additional data to your Laravel logs. Thanks to Laravel’s logging updates that ship with Laravel 5.6, this package utilizes the features to extend logging and add data like request headers, memory usage, and session data, among other data. Learn about this new package and how to configure it for your Laravel application.

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Laravel 5.6.14 Released
News / March 29, 2018

Laravel 5.6.14 Released

Two Laravel releases have shipped this week: Laravel 5.6.13, released Monday, and Laravel 5.6.14, released on Wednesday. The highlight of these releases for me is the new ‘view:cache’ artisan command and a few new higher order proxies on the collection class. Come along and learn about all the new features in these new releases!

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The Vue Cookbook
News / March 28, 2018

The Vue Cookbook

The Vue.js teams announced and published an official Cookbook to go along with the Guide. There are some differences between the aim of the guide and what the cookbook can do to expound on specific areas that are too verbose or don’t make sense in the context of the guide. Learn about the new Cookbook and how to submit your own ideas.

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Update Your Blade Templates to Use the Null Coalesce Operator
Laravel Tutorials / March 27, 2018

Update Your Blade Templates to Use the Null Coalesce Operator

In the next major release, Laravel 5.7 removes the Blade “or” Operator. Andrew Brown submitted a PR for Laravel 5.7 to Remove Blade Defaults from the framework, due to the new null coalesce operator available in PHP 7. Learn more about updating your Laravel applications now to use the null coalesce ahead of the Laravel 5.7 release when “or” is removed.

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The Git client Tower Launches it’s First V3 Public Beta
News / March 26, 2018

The Git client Tower Launches it’s First V3 Public Beta

Tower launched it’s first free public beta for the all-new V3 and it’s free to try for both macOS and Windows.

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Uploading Avatar Images with Spatie’s Media Library
Laravel Tutorials / March 23, 2018

Uploading Avatar Images with Spatie’s Media Library

By default, the Laravel registration form comes with the name, email, and password fields, but often it’s useful to allow users to upload a photo or avatar. This tutorial will show you an easy way to add it, using Spatie’s Media Library package.

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Laravel Excel 3.0
Laravel Packages / March 22, 2018

Laravel Excel 3.0

Laravel Excel is a package by Maatwebsite that makes working with spreadsheets easy. It’s been out since 2013 and just recently released version 3.0 with some important breaking changes.

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Getting Started with Signed Routes in Laravel
Laravel Tutorials / March 21, 2018

Getting Started with Signed Routes in Laravel

Laravel includes the ability to create signed URLs and in this article, we’ll work on enabling signed URLs in an application and look at a few options of how to use them.

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PHPUnit Pretty Result Printer Package
Laravel Packages / March 20, 2018

PHPUnit Pretty Result Printer Package

PHPUnit is the workhorse for PHP developers everywhere, it’s a tool we all use and use constantly. Because of this shouldn’t we want the output to visually appealing and look awesome? Mike Erickson thought so and created a Pretty Result Printer package that extends the default PHPUnit Result Printer to make it look better.

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