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Laravel View Components Package
Laravel Packages / June 01, 2018

Laravel View Components Package

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.

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Five Useful Laravel Blade Directives
Laravel Tutorials / May 22, 2018

Five Useful Laravel Blade Directives

Take a look at five Laravel Blade directives you can use to simplify your templates, and learn about some convenient directives that make solving specific problems a cinch! If you’re new to the framework, these tips will help you discover the excellent features of Blade, Laravel’s templating engine.

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How to Use Blade Component and Include Aliases
Laravel 5.6 / February 26, 2018

How to Use Blade Component and Include Aliases

In the Laravel 5.6.0 release Sebastian De Deyne contributed component aliases and then in Laravel 5.6.4, he added a similar feature for Blade includes. Let’s go over how you can use both in your Laravel 5.6 projects!

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Safely Seed Your Vue Components with Blade Double-encoding
Laravel Tutorials / January 29, 2018

Safely Seed Your Vue Components with Blade Double-encoding

You can easily embed JSON data in your Vue components with a new Blade double-encoding method. If you use Vue components with a server-side application like Laravel, chances are that you’ve seeded Vue components with some JSON data or user-generated content (UGC). This new Blade method will help you solve your Vue component JSON encoding issues once and for all!

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Appstract Laravel Blade Directives
Laravel Packages / October 03, 2017

Appstract Laravel Blade Directives

Appstract has created a Laravel Package that gives you a collection of nice blade directives.

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Dynamic templates in Laravel Blade with View::first
Laravel 5.5 / September 13, 2017

Dynamic templates in Laravel Blade with View::first

Laravel 5.5 adds a new View::first option that allows you to pass an array of templates as the first argument and it will load the first template it finds.

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Blade::if() Directives
Laravel 5.5 / July 12, 2017

Blade::if() Directives

A new Blade addition in Laravel 5.5 will add support for simplifying custom if statements in your views.

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Laravel 5.5 Gets Improvements with the Default Error Views
Laravel 5.5 / May 01, 2017

Laravel 5.5 Gets Improvements with the Default Error Views

Coming in Laravel 5.5 is a new and improved design for the error pages.

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The Static Site Generator Jigsaw Launched V1.0
Laravel Applications / April 20, 2017

The Static Site Generator Jigsaw Launched V1.0

Jigsaw, a static site generator, made by Tighten just tagged and launched v1.0 that includes the addition of Collections. These allow you to work with a list of related content, like blog posts, a portfolio of your work, staff bios, and more.

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Which Laravel Helper Do You Use for Your URLs?
Laravel Tutorials / April 06, 2017

Which Laravel Helper Do You Use for Your URLs?

Jacob Bennett ran a Twitter poll to see which URL helper most developers are using for their Blade views. The route helper won out and in this article let’s look at the different styles and some of the advantages and disadvantages to each.

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