Laravel Sketchpad
Laravel Packages / May 24, 2017

Laravel Sketchpad

Sketchpad is a new project, by Dave Stewart, that is an innovative live-coding, development and admin environment for your existing Laravel site.

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Generate a JSON Feed with Laravel
Laravel Tutorials / May 23, 2017

Generate a JSON Feed with Laravel

JSON Feed is a new project aiming to put together a formal spec for JSON based RSS feeds and here is an example of how to integrate it into your Laravel App.

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What is the one package you install in all Laravel projects?
Opinion / May 22, 2017

What is the one package you install in all Laravel projects?

Mike Erickson (@codedungeon) asked this question on Twitter, and it had a lot of great responses. I had a gut feeling the Debugbar by Barry vd. Heuvel would win this category and, sure enough, it had the most people recommending it. In this article I’ve put together a list of all the other package recommended and the two I personally use.

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Laravel throw_if and throw_unless Helpers
Laravel 5.5 / May 15, 2017

Laravel throw_if and throw_unless Helpers

Coming to Laravel 5.5 is two new helper methods named `throw_if` and `throw_unless` and both are designed to make it easier to throw exceptions.

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Manage your Laravel Forge Servers from iOS with Anvil
Development Tools / May 10, 2017

Manage your Laravel Forge Servers from iOS with Anvil

Anvil is a new iOS app created by Zack Warren that allows you to manage your Laravel Forge Servers through you iPhone or iPad.

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Laravel 5.4.22 Is Now Released and Includes a Security Fix
News / May 09, 2017

Laravel 5.4.22 Is Now Released and Includes a Security Fix

Laravel 5.4.22 is now released and available. This release fixes a security vulnerability related to the password reset system and everyone should upgrade.

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Bugsnag T-Shirt Offer – Sponsor
Sponsor / May 08, 2017

Bugsnag T-Shirt Offer – Sponsor

Get instant alerts and detailed diagnostics for your Laravel errors. For a limited time, get a free t-shirt when you sign up and try Bugsnag.

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Composer PHP Versions Stats: May 2017
News / May 07, 2017

Composer PHP Versions Stats: May 2017

Jordi Boggiano has published the PHP version stats for the first part of 2017 on his site and PHP 7.1 has made the largest jump since he last published last year.

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Laravel Valet Supports Custom Per-Site Drivers
News / May 06, 2017

Laravel Valet Supports Custom Per-Site Drivers

In Laravel Valet you can create your own local driver that applies to a single project. Name it LocalValetDriver.php and place it in your project’s root directory.

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Laravel Nigeria’s First Meetup had over 150 in Attendance
News / May 05, 2017

Laravel Nigeria’s First Meetup had over 150 in Attendance

On April 22nd, the Nigerian community held their first Laravel Meetup in Lagos and had over 150 developers in attendance. Neo Ighodaro said in his event recap post: One of the goals we set out to achieve was to raise the standards. The meetup trend is very much in its infancy and so there is …