Likely the last release of 2017, Laravel 5.5.28 shipped on December 28th.
notifyNow() method was added to the
AnonymousNotifyable class, which allows you to do:
Notification::route('mail', 'email@example.com') ->notifyNow(new UserNotification($message));
This release also adds an
EventFake::assertDispatchedTimes() method to assert the number of times an event is dispatched.
Also worth mentioning, a fix was merged for properly handling inline message for size rules.
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