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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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Blogging for Developers
Career / November 01, 2016

Blogging for Developers

Writing is as hard as it is rewarding. I think that’s a part of the reason why NaNoWriMo is so popular. For those unfamiliar, November is National Novel Writing Month where people around the world spend 30 days writing a 50,000 word novel. A novel is a big dream for many people out there, but … Continue reading Blogging for Developers

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October CMS releases their first stable version
Laravel Applications / July 04, 2016

October CMS releases their first stable version

October CMS has announced their first stable version: Today is a long-awaited date for all of us, October has finally reached a stable release! This version is based on the foundation framework Laravel 5.1 LTS (Long Term Support). Over the past two and a half years October has become a go-to platform for many developers … Continue reading October CMS releases their first... Read more…

Canvas – A new minimal blogging app
Laravel Applications / July 01, 2016

Canvas – A new minimal blogging app

Canvas is a new minimal blogging app by Todd Austin built on Laravel. It features writing in markdown with the Summernote WYSIWYG, a media uploader, post tags, and post scheduling. It is designed to be a standalone blogging app not installed into an existing Laravel app, but it looks a great way to start your … Continue reading Canvas – A new minimal bl... Read more…

Blogify – Add a blog to an existing Laravel App
Laravel Packages / May 31, 2016

Blogify – Add a blog to an existing Laravel App

Blogify is a Laravel package that enables you to quickly and easily add a blog to your Laravel app. Joren Van Hocht created this last year for his final school project and recently gave it an update to work with Laravel 5.2 and to fix issues with the installer. Check out the Blogify site for … Continue reading Blogify – Add a blog to an existing L... Read more…

Laravel Applications / April 01, 2016

Laravel Static Site Generator

Adam Wathan just released a new version of Jigsaw, a static site generator built using Laravel. Jigsaw is a framework for rapidly building static sites using the same modern tooling that powers your web applications. It features Blade templating, Markdown for content, and Elixir for compiling assets.

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Laravel Applications / March 09, 2016

Katana – Blade powered static site & blog generator

Katana is a PHP static site & blog generator with markdown support. Using it you can deploy with Github pages or your own hosting environment. What I like is that it utilizes Blade to build the templates and files instead of straight markdown and YAML frontmatter. Here is an example of a blog post: @extends(‘_includes.blog_post_base’) … Continue reading Read more…