Posts marked with “laravel”

One Last Slice

by · May 14, 2022

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Ken Marks wraps up his series on working with a Raspberry Pi. Ken has done such a fantastic job taking us through his process of using a Raspberry Pi and writing code on that Pi in a real-life scenario at home. In this final installment, Ken establishes a workflow for sending an accelerometer text message […]

 

One Final Slice

by · May 1, 2022

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I thank my lucky stars that I am not a superstitious person, knock on wood, and I really don’t want to jinx it, but we have a good problem. We have so many great feature articles in the pipeline, and I think it’s important to let everyone know what an awesome job the PHP community […]

 

Laravel: Pest Control

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PEST is a PHP testing framework built on top of PHPUnit that offers a functional approach to writing tests, eliminating as much boilerplate as possible and focusing on the tests themselves. It was created by Nuno Maduro (Laravel Core Team member) in 2020, and since then, it has had 1.6M downloads. by Marian Pop

 

World Backup Day

by · April 1, 2022

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Scott Keck-Warren has a contribution in honor of this month’s World Backup Date, Backups For Beginners. Follow along for some inspiration in making sure you have a complete backup system. Ken Marks continues his series, How to Hack Your Home with a Raspberry Pi, with an article showing how to actually hook up your accelerometer […]

 

World Backup Day

by · March 1, 2022

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As developers, it’s very important to identify our weaknesses in order to strengthen our defenses. Learning how to do this earlier on in our careers will help sustain us into the future.

 

The Workshop: Queues with Horizon

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In the January 2022 edition, my friend Chris Tankersley wrote Education Station: [Background Queues](https://phpa.me/background-queues), a fantastic primer for using background queues, or workers with your PHP application. This month we will implement [Laravel Horizon](https://laravel.com/docs/8.x/horizon), a dashboard monitor for your Redis queues.

 

The Zen Of Mindful Programming

by · December 23, 2021

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In this issue, Doug Dobrzynski helps us focus while programming with his article, Mindful Programming. While this article isn’t PHP specific, if you take time to digest what he’s talking about, I think you will find that all of us could benefit from using daily mindful techniques. In his article, Lessons Learned from Building a WebSocket […]

 

The Workshop: Octane & Roadrunner

by · December 10, 2021

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Laravel Octane is a package that leverages another application server that loads the entire application once and keeps the application in memory throughout multiple requests, which can dramatically increase response times in applications by removing the load time for bootstrapping Laravel and all of the dependencies. by Joe Ferguson

 

Upgrading code with Rector, CQRS, Livewire, is PHP the Worst?, and more

by · September 23, 2021

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Eric, John, and Oscar talk about changes behind the screen and the September 2021 issue, It’s Really an Upgrade. Topics Covered Changes in ownership at php[architect] The Rector project: using it to upgrade and downgrade library code. CQRS: using it to scale database reads and writes. JWTs and Security Livewire and JavaScript front end frameworks […]

 

The Workshop: Laravel Livewire

by · September 11, 2021

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Laravel Livewire describes itself as a “..full-stack framework for Laravel that makes building dynamic interfaces simple, without leaving the comfort of Laravel.” As a developer who has always struggled to feel comfortable with the latest and greatest front-end tooling, “without leaving Laravel” is incredibly appealing.