Paul Redmond

Staff writer at Laravel News. Full stack web developer and author.

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Monitor Code Processing Time in PHP with Time Warden

Time Warden is a lightweight PHP library that enables you to monitor processing time of tasks and allows take actions on thresholds that exceed define...

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A New Minimal Default Exception Page With Dark Mode Support in Laravel 11.9

This week, the Laravel team released v11.9, which includes a new default exception page, a way to prevent destructive commands from running, a without...

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Audit MySQL Databases in Laravel With the DB Auditor Package

The DB Auditor package for Laravel helps you audit your MySQL database standards and provides options to add missing constraints via CLI.

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Prevent Destructive Commands From Running in Laravel

You can now prevent commands like database migrations from accidentally running in production environments. Learn how to use this upcoming feature in...

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Configuring Laravel With Additional Environment Files

In Laravel, you can configure additional environment files that will load instead of the `.env` file. Let's look at how to do this, with some practica...

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Real Time Command Line Monitoring With Laravel Top

Laravel Top provides real-time monitoring directly from the command line for Laravel applications. It helps you track critical metrics and see the bus...

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A New Validation Rule and the Ability to Manually Fail a Command in Laravel 11.8 image

A New Validation Rule and the Ability to Manually Fail a Command in Laravel 11.8

This week, the Laravel team released v11.8, with a new validation rule, the ability to fail a command outside the handle() method, create a view durin...

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New Array Find Functions in PHP 8.4

Four new array functions are likely coming to PHP 8.4 that are still in the RFC voting stage. Learn about these array_find functions and how they work...

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Dash UI is a Laravel Blade Component Library Inspired by Shopify Polaris

Dash UI is a component library for Laravel Blade inspired by Shopify Polaris. It is created with Tailwind CSS, Laravel Blade components, and Alpine.js...

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A Look at What's Coming to PHP 8.4

PHP 8.4 will be released on November 21, 2024 with property hooks, class instantiation method chaining without surrounding parentheses, and more.

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Is class instantiation without extra parenthesis coming to PHP 8.4?

Will we be able to drop parenthesis around the new keyword when instantiating a class? Find out the latest on the status of this exciting PHP 8.4 RFC...

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Validation Errors Card for Laravel Pulse

The Validation Errors Card for Laravel Pulse shows useful metrics for validation errors impacting users. See how real users experience and interact wi...

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