Laravel Self-Diagnosis is a package by Marcel Pociot that performs self-diagnostics tests on your application. The checks include standard things like setting the ‘APP_KEY’ environment variable when checking out a new project. Learn how you can use this package to diagnose common configuration settings needed to start working on a Laravel application.Read more…
Eventy is a Laravel package by Tor Morten Jensen that brings WordPress-style actions and filters to your Laravel app. Learn about adding actions and filters WordPress-style to your Laravel applications.Read more…
Laravel Tenancy is a package by Daniël Klabbers, Paulo Trajano, and Bertrand Kintanar, for making your Laravel application multi-tenant. Learn about getting started with this package and its highlight features.Read more…
“Open on Make” is a neat little package by Andrew Huggins that makes it easy to have newly created files open in your editor of choice. When you run commands like ‘php artisan make:controller’, this package will listen for the command and open the file in the editor that you configure.Read more…
Laravel Breadcrumbs is a package by Dave James Miller that makes adding breadcrumb navigation to your application (relatively) painless with a simple API. Learn about this packages’ features and how to use it in you Laravel applications.Read more…
When we wrote “PHP 7.3: A Look at JSON Error Handling,” Jan Östlund mentioned a package he wrote called Laravel JSON. The Laravel JSON package makes encoding and decoding JSON a breeze with exceptions thrown on error immediately. Learn more about how this package provides convenience around working with JSON parsing.Read more…
The Laravolt Avatar by Bayu Hendra Winata is a package that turns strings like names into avatars effortlessly. This package uses the Intervention Image package under the hood to generate base64 images on-the-fly, saving as an image, and SVG. Learn more about this package and how you can use it in your Laravel projects to generate avatars for your users.Read more…
We featured View Components in Laravel, written by Jeff Ochoa, as an alternative approach to View Composers.
Inspired by Jeff’s article, Sebastian De Deyne of Spatie created a Laravel package that brings the concept of a View Component to Laravel applications. The package headline is: “A better way to connect data with view rendering in Laravel.” Learn about this package and how to start using view components in your Laravel projects.Read more…
The gpressutto5/laravel-slack composer package is a Slack notification library for Laravel 5.5 by Guilherme Pressutto. The package describes itself as “Slack notification for Laravel as it should be. Easy, fast, simple and highly testable.” Learn more about how to use this in your Laravel application for a quick and easy way to add Slack notifications to your Laravel >=5.5 app.Read more…
I recently needed a geographical check of users to determine default locales and currencies of users. The torann/geoip package by Daniel Stainback fit the bill nicely to provide GeoIP for Laravel 5 applications.Read more…
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