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Laravel 5.4.22 Is Now Released and Includes a Security Fix
News / May 09, 2017

Laravel 5.4.22 Is Now Released and Includes a Security Fix

Laravel 5.4.22 is now released and available. This release fixes a security vulnerability related to the password reset system and everyone should upgrade.

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Composer PHP Versions Stats: May 2017
News / May 07, 2017

Composer PHP Versions Stats: May 2017

Jordi Boggiano has published the PHP version stats for the first part of 2017 on his site and PHP 7.1 has made the largest jump since he last published last year.

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Laravel Valet Supports Custom Per-Site Drivers
News / May 06, 2017

Laravel Valet Supports Custom Per-Site Drivers

In Laravel Valet you can create your own local driver that applies to a single project. Name it LocalValetDriver.php and place it in your project’s root directory.

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Laravel Nigeria’s First Meetup had over 150 in Attendance
News / May 05, 2017

Laravel Nigeria’s First Meetup had over 150 in Attendance

On April 22nd, the Nigerian community held their first Laravel Meetup in Lagos and had over 150 developers in attendance. Neo Ighodaro said in his event recap post: One of the goals we set out to achieve was to raise the standards. The meetup trend is very much in its infancy and so there is …

PHP Roundtable – Laravel Edition
News / April 27, 2017

PHP Roundtable – Laravel Edition

Today the PHP Roundtable had a Laravel inspired edition featuring Taylor Otwell, Mohamed Said, Jeffrey Way, Adam Wathan, and Dries Vints.

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Laravel 5.4.20 is Released
News / April 27, 2017

Laravel 5.4.20 is Released

Laravel 5.4.20 is now released and available.

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Laravel v5.4.18 is now released
News / April 11, 2017

Laravel v5.4.18 is now released

Laravel V5.4.18 is now released and available. This is a maintenance release but it does include a few new features to the TestResponse, Validator, Artisan, and Mailer. Test Response The TestResponse received a few new methods: assertSeeText() assertDontSeeText() assertJsonMissing() assertSuccessful() The assertSeeText() and assertDontSeeText() look for text within HTML responses, but run a strip_tags over …

Laravel Forge PHP SDK
News / April 04, 2017

Laravel Forge PHP SDK

Mohamed Said released a PHP SDK for the Laravel Forge API.

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Laravel 5.4.17 is released
News / April 03, 2017

Laravel 5.4.17 is released

Today Laravel released v5.4.17 and it includes several new features including a Collection Times method, improvements to the migrations, and more. Collection::Times() Thanks to Joseph Silber the Collection system received a new “Times” method that allows you to do things like this: $slugs = Collection::times(5, function ($number) { return ‘slug-‘.$number; }); // [‘slug-1’, ‘slug-2’, ‘slug-3’, …

You Can Now Follow Laravel Release Announcements From Medium
News / March 25, 2017

You Can Now Follow Laravel Release Announcements From Medium

The Laravel team has just created a new Medium publication where you can see all of the official releases and update announcements across all of the Laravel projects and products. Previously, the announcements came from the @laravelphp Twitter account, and it was easy to miss them, with this move you’ll be able to follow the …

Angular 4.0 Is Now Released
News / March 23, 2017

Angular 4.0 Is Now Released

Angular 4.0 is now released and is not only smaller & faster, but also has an improved *ngIf and *ngFor, source maps for templates, and more. *ngIf and *ngFor The template binding syntax now supports a couple helpful changes. You can now use an if/else style syntax, and assign local variables such as when unrolling …

Ubuntu Server DNS Resolver Issues
News / March 21, 2017

Ubuntu Server DNS Resolver Issues

This morning many people, including Laravel News, are experiencing that their sites are erroring when communicating with third party systems. The hostnames couldn’t be resolved and causing all those to fail. The apparent fix is to restart either PHP-FPM, Apache, or Nginx. If you are using Forge you can SSH in and run: sudo service …