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PHP 5.6 Is No Longer Actively Supported
News / January 20, 2017

PHP 5.6 Is No Longer Actively Supported

As of yesterday, Jan 20th, 2017, PHP 5.6 will be no longer actively maintained, however It will still receive security fixes through December 31st, 2018. PHP 7.0 and 7.1 are the only two versions that will be actively maintained this year and Laravel 5.5 will require PHP 7.0 once it’s released which is scheduled for … Continue reading PHP 5.6 Is No Longer Actively Supported... Read more…

Automatically Making Monthly Payments with Dusk
News / January 19, 2017

Automatically Making Monthly Payments with Dusk

Laravel Dusk is a new feature coming to Laravel 5.4 and even though that release isn’t out, people have started using it. In fact, Jordan Dalton is now using it to automatically pay his monthly utility bill: Okay, so Laravel dusk is pretty amazing. The other day I was making my utility payment online which … Continue reading Automatically Making M... Read more…

Laravel Dusk Alpha Is Now Available For Testing
News / January 13, 2017

Laravel Dusk Alpha Is Now Available For Testing

Laravel Dusk, the new end-to-end testing driver, coming to Laravel 5.4 is now available for Alpha Testing. Alpha: if you want to kick the tires with an alpha release of Dusk, you can install it now: https://t.co/g4JKmXQu0n ✅ — Laravel (@laravelphp) January 13, 2017 Of course, people have wasted no time in starting to test … Continue reading Laravel Dusk Alpha Is Now Availab... Read more…

Laravel Cashier, PHP 7.1, and domPDF Issue
News / January 11, 2017

Laravel Cashier, PHP 7.1, and domPDF Issue

Laravel Cashier includes the ability to generate PDF invoices through the dompdf PHP package. A bug has been discovered in dompdf when used in PHP 7.1, and it causes an “A non-numeric value encountered” exception. Based on the issue report and the subsequent pull request a fix is now in their develop branch. However, Cashier … Continue reading Laravel Cashier, PHP 7.1, and... Read more…

Laravel Scheduler Adds Support for Running Hourly Tasks on a Certain Minute
News / January 06, 2017

Laravel Scheduler Adds Support for Running Hourly Tasks on a Certain Minute

Laravel Scheduler now includes a new method hourlyAt that will allow you to define the minute within the hour that a task should run.

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Laravel Powered Blogging App Canvas Launches V3
News / January 05, 2017

Laravel Powered Blogging App Canvas Launches V3

Canvas, the minimal blogging app built on Laravel has just launched V3, and it includes many new features including moving the core code out into a new package.

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Not Secure Warnings are Coming to Chrome 56 – Add an SSL to prevent it
News / January 05, 2017

Not Secure Warnings are Coming to Chrome 56 – Add an SSL to prevent it

Chrome announced back in September that they want to move towards a more secure web, and one they plan to accomplish this is by marking HTTP pages that collect passwords or credit cards as non-secure. Chrome 56 will be the first version that includes this change and it’s due out this month.

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2016 Laravel Survey Results
News / January 03, 2017

2016 Laravel Survey Results

Back in September, we partnered with LaraJobs to run a Laravel survey to see what types of projects people are taking on with Laravel as well as get some feedback on what the Laravel community could be doing better. The results ended up with over 1,600 submissions and some interesting insights. You can see the … Continue reading 2016 Laravel Survey Results

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80 Laravel Tutorials, Packages, and Resources from 2016
News / December 30, 2016

80 Laravel Tutorials, Packages, and Resources from 2016

As 2016 is coming to a close it’s a great time to look back on the year and see just how much progress has been made. Laravel had a busy year with 5.3 being released, Laracon, updates to all the components, and now gearing up for the Laravel 5.4 release. To look back on the … Continue reading 80 Laravel Tutorials, Packages, and Resources from 2016Read more…

LaraChat Launches a New Site
News / December 29, 2016

LaraChat Launches a New Site

LaraChat, the Laravel Slack community, launched a new website that makes it easy to signup for the chat, a section archive for their video roundtable discussions, and more. LaraChat’s goal is to make it easy for you to meet other developers, share knowledge, ask questions, and just hang out. Launched almost a year ago LaraChat … Continue reading LaraChat Launches a New Site... Read more…

Laravel 5.5 will require PHP 7.0+
News / December 16, 2016

Laravel 5.5 will require PHP 7.0+

Laravel has always been a framework that isn’t afraid to push forward and Taylor just announced on Twitter that Laravel 5.5 will require PHP 7+. The 5.5 release is not scheduled until July of 2017 so it’s still months away, however, it’s a good idea to start thinking about upgrading your servers if you are … Continue reading Laravel 5.5 will require PHP 7.0+

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The Packagist Team Announces A Private Version For Companies
News / December 16, 2016

The Packagist Team Announces A Private Version For Companies

The Packagist team has just announced a private commercial version that allows you to install your code with Composer faster, comes with permission management, and gives you more insights into your dependencies. “With Private Packagist composer update runs a lot faster”, said Nils Adermann, “because the package metadata does not need to be loaded from … Continue reading The Packagis... Read more…