Optimize Eloquent Queries with Eager Loading
Laravel Tutorials / August 07, 2017

Optimize Eloquent Queries with Eager Loading

Learn how to optimize your related model queries in Laravel with eager loading. We will set up some example relationships and then walk through how queries change with and without eager loading. I like to get my hands directly on code and experiment with things, and I hope to illustrate how eager loading works with some examples will further help you understand how to optimize your queries.

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Laracon US 2017 Recap
Laracon / August 04, 2017

Laracon US 2017 Recap

Laracon US 2017 is now over, and it was another fantastic event to meet up with old friends and meet new ones in the community. This year it was held in the Hell’s Kitchen area of New York at a venue called New World Stages.

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Laravel v5.4.32 is Released with a Security Fix for Image Uploads
News / August 03, 2017

Laravel v5.4.32 is Released with a Security Fix for Image Uploads

Laravel 5.4.32 is now released and it includes a security fix for apps that accept local image uploads and a revert on a recent change to the “BelongsToMany::create()” method.

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Minio: An Open-Source S3 Compliant Storage Service
Development Tools / August 03, 2017

Minio: An Open-Source S3 Compliant Storage Service

Have you ever wanted a local version of Amazon S3 while developing Laravel applications? Well want no more, Minio is an open-source distributed object storage server built in Golang. The best part: Minio is Amazon S3 compatible. Let’s go through setting up Minio locally and then try out the new temporaryUrl() method introduced in Laravel v5.4.31.

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How to Make Your Code Sustainable
News / August 02, 2017

How to Make Your Code Sustainable

Terms like “best practices” and “future-proofing software” can mean different things to different people based on context, and this video sheds some light on how sustaining teams will hate your code and how you can simplify it.

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Track Laravel Model Changes with Laravel Auditing
Laravel Packages / August 01, 2017

Track Laravel Model Changes with Laravel Auditing

Laravel Auditing is a package that aims to make it easy to track eloquent model changes. This package will help you understand changes in your Eloquent models, by providing information about possible discrepancies and anomalies that could indicate business concerns or suspect activities. Laravel Auditing also allows you to keep a history of model changes by simply using a trait.

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Laravel Homestead Version 6 Released
Laravel / July 31, 2017

Laravel Homestead Version 6 Released

The Laravel Homestead project just tagged the release of version 6.0.0 along with Settler 3.0. Homestead 6 now supports multiple versions of PHP on the same virtual machine. Learn how to configure different PHP versions and which versions are supported.

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Freelancing Conference (sponsor)
Sponsor / July 31, 2017

Freelancing Conference (sponsor)

This conference is specifically created to help amazing entrepreneurs like you – consultants, freelancers, and agencies. It consists of a variety of sessions covering exciting topics to help you grow your freelancing business.

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Laravel Valet v2.0.5 is released
News / July 28, 2017

Laravel Valet v2.0.5 is released

Laravel Valet 2.0.5 is now released and available. This version includes support for PHP 7.2, Favicons, and other improvements.

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Introducing Laravel Horizon
Laravel / July 25, 2017

Introducing Laravel Horizon

The moment everyone in the Laravel community has been waiting for has finally arrived! Learn about the just-released Laravel Horizon news in this overview introduction.

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