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VuePress: A Vue-powered Static Site Generator
News / April 20, 2018

VuePress: A Vue-powered Static Site Generator

VuePress is a minimalistic Vue-powered static site generator from Evan You, the creator of Vue.js. VuePress was built to support the documentation needs of Vue’s projects. By default, the generated VuePress theme comes optimized for technical documentation. Learn more about how you can use VuePress to generate excellent documentation for your technical project.

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Flexible Heredoc and Nowdoc Coming to PHP 7.3
News / April 19, 2018

Flexible Heredoc and Nowdoc Coming to PHP 7.3

Updates to the Heredoc and Nowdoc syntaxes proposed in a php.net RFC have been made for the upcoming PHP 7.3 release. The updates focus on improving look and readability. Learn all about the new Heredoc/Nowdoc changes coming to PHP 7.3!

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Announcing Building a Chatbot with Laravel and BotMan
News / April 18, 2018

Announcing Building a Chatbot with Laravel and BotMan

Building a Chatbot with Laravel and Botman by Joe Dixon is a brand new hands-on tutorial style book that will teach you the steps to create your first chatbot.

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Laravel Page Cache for Lightning Fast Page Loads
Laravel Packages / April 17, 2018

Laravel Page Cache for Lightning Fast Page Loads

Laravel Page cache is a plugin by Joseph Silber designed to cache HTTP GET responses as static files for lightning fast page loads. This plugin gives you the benefit of a full PHP application, with the benefits of full-page static file caching for all your routes or any specific routes that are static. Learn more about how this package can give you the same benefits as static generated sites, with the power of a full PHP application.

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Leverage Eloquent To Prepare Your URLs
News / April 16, 2018

Leverage Eloquent To Prepare Your URLs

It’s not uncommon to have tens, if not hundreds of views in a Laravel application. Something that soon gets out of hand is the various references to routes. If for whatever reason we have to make a change to either the route alias or default query string values you’ll soon find yourself doing mass string replacements across your entire application which brings the risk of breakage within many files.

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20 Laravel Eloquent Tips and Tricks
News / April 13, 2018

20 Laravel Eloquent Tips and Tricks

Eloquent ORM seems like a simple mechanism, but under the hood, there’s a lot of semi-hidden functions and less-known ways to achieve more with it. In this article, I will show you a few tricks.

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Composer v1.6.4 is Released With a Security Fix
News / April 13, 2018

Composer v1.6.4 is Released With a Security Fix

The Composer team released v1.6.4 and it includes a security fix so all users are encouraged to upgrade and it also includes fixes for almost 200 different
issues.

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Bootstrap 4.1 Released
News / April 12, 2018

Bootstrap 4.1 Released

This week the Bootstrap team released the first minor version of Bootstrap 4, version 4.1! On the heels of ten new Bootstrap themes that shipped last month, the next version has some new utility classes, fixes, and documentation updates.

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Sending a daily email with Laravel and Campaign Monitor
Laravel Tutorials / April 11, 2018

Sending a daily email with Laravel and Campaign Monitor

Here on Laravel News, we offer multiple ways of staying up to date with new content. Everything from auto-sharing to all the social media channels, a read-only Telegram channel, a weekly newsletter and last March we started offering a daily email digest. To send the daily email we utilize the Laravel scheduler and Campaign Monitor …

Laravel 5.6.16 Released
News / April 10, 2018

Laravel 5.6.16 Released

The latest Laravel 5.6 release, 5.6.16, officially released on Monday with a couple of new features, including support for executing console commands using the class name.

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