Five Minutes with Justin Jackson
The Artisan Files / March 17, 2017

Five Minutes with Justin Jackson

Laracon US is still a few months away and this year it has an awesome line up of speakers. One of the new faces is Justin Jackson, who is what you could call a habitual maker. He launches more products than I have ideas. Justin is a former Product Manager and has now transitioned into a …

Laravel Decomposer – List your dependencies and environment for tech support
Laravel Packages / March 16, 2017

Laravel Decomposer – List your dependencies and environment for tech support

When working with Laravel apps, sometimes you encounter problems related to your application environment; a required PHP extension is missing, the storage directory is not writable, or there are Composer packages conflicts. Of course, you could look for these problems manually or run composer show –tree in the terminal to list the installed dependencies. Laravel …

GitLab Acquired The Chat App Gitter And Plans To Open Source It
News / March 15, 2017

GitLab Acquired The Chat App Gitter And Plans To Open Source It

Today GitLab announced that it has acquired the chat app Gitter that many communities use for communication. Also, many Laravel sub-communities use it as well, and you can find these through the Gitter Laravel Tag Since its launch in 2014, Gitter has fast become the place to connect the open source and software development community. …

LaravelLive India
Laravel / March 14, 2017

LaravelLive India

LaravelLive India is a brand new conference being held in New Delhi on March 19th. The speakers include Marcel Pociot, Lalit Vijay, Frederick Vanbrabant, Hannes Van De Vreken, and Freek Van der Herten. “LaravelLive India is a full-day event with an audience of about 200.” said Lalit Vijay the organizer, “Our goal is to bring …

Atlantis CMS Framework
Laravel Applications / March 14, 2017

Atlantis CMS Framework

Atlantis CMS is not a stand-alone product, but rather a module for Laravel which provides well-rounded CMS functionality by relying on an already great framework. The users, however, don’t have to install both separately since the installer has everything bundled.

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In Laravel 5.5 “vendor:publish” Gets A Provider Prompt
Laravel 5.5 / March 13, 2017

In Laravel 5.5 “vendor:publish” Gets A Provider Prompt

Coming in Laravel 5.5 is a change to the vendor publish command that prompts you to select the provider or tag to publish. Making it easier than ever to only publish certain packages.

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Laracon Online 2017 Recap
Laracon / March 10, 2017

Laracon Online 2017 Recap

The first Laracon Online conference just wrapped up and based on feedback many loved the event. I want to personally thank the Laravel community for helping make this a reality. Here is some feedback from attendees: Laracon 2017 was an amazing social and professional experience. The kind of event that should happen more often — …

Laracon Online Schedule and FAQ
Laracon / March 08, 2017

Laracon Online Schedule and FAQ

Laracon Online is now up and running, and we see a lot of common questions in the Slack room so here is a breakdown of the schedule and these questions. Today’s Schedule All times are EST for other time zones see this community project. 8:00 am Mingle in Slack 8:45 am Opening remarks 9:00 am …

Speed Up Your Laravel App With Config Caching
Laravel Tutorials / March 07, 2017

Speed Up Your Laravel App With Config Caching

When deploying your Laravel Application, I’m sure you want to fine tune as much as possible to make it as performant as it can be. The community offers many tools to help you in development like the debugbar and production packages like HTTP/2 Server Push. Outside of these, Laravel also offers core features to help …

Laracon Online Slack Is Now Open
Laracon / March 07, 2017

Laracon Online Slack Is Now Open

Yesterday, we sent out all the invitations to the Slack Team for tomorrow’s Laracon Online event. Many attendees have already registered on Slack and have been chatting ever since. With over 3,500 ticket holders we know that many of you may not be familiar with the Slack system, so I wanted to cover some of …