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Homestead V5.0.0 Is Released
News / February 28, 2017

Homestead V5.0.0 Is Released

A new version of Homestead has been released: version 5.0.1. The base box has been upgraded to version 2.0.0. Holy version numbers Batman! In keeping with Semantic Versioning for both Homestead and Settler, the number of changes warrants a major version change. For the most part (Your mileage may vary, but I’m sure it’s easier …

Laravel Spark 4.0 is Released
News / February 02, 2017

Laravel Spark 4.0 is Released

Laravel Spark v4.0 is now released and available to all license holders. Spark 4.0 is a free upgrade and provides compatibility with Laravel 5.4. Also, Spark 4.0 applications are configured to use Laravel Mix and Webpack instead of Laravel Elixir. If you have Spark installed through the CLI tool upgrading is as simple as running: …

Laravel 5.4 Is Now Released
Laravel 5.4 / January 24, 2017

Laravel 5.4 Is Now Released

Version 5.4 of Laravel is now officially released! This release has many new features, and improvements and here is quick video going over some of the highlights: Laravel Dusk Laravel Dusk is an end-to-end browser testing tool for JavaScript enabled applications. It aims to provide the right way to do page interaction tests, so you … Continue reading Laravel 5.4 Is Now Released... Read more…

Laravel Valet 2.0 is released
News / December 08, 2016

Laravel Valet 2.0 is released

Laravel Valet, the development environment for Mac minimalists, has just launched version 2.0 which includes bug fixes and it moved from Caddy to Nginx.

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Laravel Homestead 4.0 is released featuring support for PHP 7.1
News / December 05, 2016

Laravel Homestead 4.0 is released featuring support for PHP 7.1

Laravel Homestead the Vagrant box for easily running Laravel on any platform has just released v4.0 that includes support for PHP 7.1.

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Changes coming to the Laravel release cycle
News / December 04, 2016

Changes coming to the Laravel release cycle

The Laravel release process is changing by pushing out the Laravel 5.4 release to January.

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Laravel v5.3.25 is released
News / November 30, 2016

Laravel v5.3.25 is released

Laravel has released v5.3.25 which includes two new validation rules, the ability to set the file permissions in the Filesystem, and a fluent builder for SlackMessageAttachmentField. New validation rules The two new validation rules included in v5.3.25 is a before_or_equal and after_or_equal which allows you to verify a date against a known value. Here is … Continue reading La... Read more…

Laravel v4.2.20 is now released
News / October 26, 2016

Laravel v4.2.20 is now released

Yes, you read that right. V4.2.20 is now released with support for PHP 7.0 and updates to the Symfony components to v2.7. Even though the version four line of Laravel is deprecated, a lot of people are still using it and haven’t upgraded to the latest. This release allows them to move to PHP 7.0 … Continue reading Laravel v4.2.20 is now released

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Laravel v5.3.19 is now released
News / October 18, 2016

Laravel v5.3.19 is now released

Laravel released v5.3.19 which includes a few small changes and improvements as well as a complete rewrite of the middleware sorting so that middleware calls with parameters now work properly. PHP Artisan make:model A new addition to Laravel is the ability to specify the creation of a resourceful controller when you are creating a new … Continue reading Laravel v5.3.19 is no... Read more…

In Laravel 5.3.17, Model Factories now includes states
News / October 06, 2016

In Laravel 5.3.17, Model Factories now includes states

New in Laravel 5.3.17 is an improvement to Model Factories that you allows to define different “states” for a factory. For example pretend you have a simple faker for creating a User: $factory->define(App\User::class, function (Faker\Generator $faker) { return [ ‘name’ => $faker->name, ’email’ => $faker->safeEmail, ]; }); Now you want to have the ability to … Read more…