Posts marked with “laravel”

The Workshop: What’s New in Laravel 6

by · October 2, 2019

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September 2019 marks the release of the latest major version of Laravel: 6.0. Laravel 6 is also the new LTS (long term support) version of the framework. We’ll cover what’s new and different in version 6 and learn about the brand new error handling package: Ignition. One notable change is the requirement of PHP 7.2 […]

 

Containerizing Production PHP

by · June 5, 2019

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Most developers are aware of Docker, containers, and their general use cases. Maybe you even run it on your local machine. If you’ve ever wanted to take your application, containerize it and run it in production, this article is for you. Building applications for a container world requires a new way of thinking and building […]

 

Building Bridges

by · March 25, 2019

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In this Episode We’re trying a new format in this episode. Eric, John, and Oscar recorded together. Let us know what you think of the new format? Should we keep it? Topics Eric and John get a look behind the scenes into what goes into producing each magazine issue. Call for Writers – get feedback […]

 

Migrating Legacy Web Applications to Laravel

by · March 4, 2019

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Thanks to Taylor Otwell’s Laravel framework, PHP is reclaiming its rightful place as the go-to language for web application development. For those of us maintaining and developing applications using legacy frameworks, the grass certainly looks greener on Laravel’s side. In this article, I show how to do an in-place migration from a legacy framework to […]

 

Maintaining Laravel Applications

by · November 2, 2018

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As the creator of Laravel Shift I have a unique insight into Laravel applications. I’m super sensitive about sounding like a sale pitch. So, I don’t want to talk about Shift itself. I want to talk about the data derived from Shift and how that can be used to help you write more maintainable Laravel […]

 

Generics and Project Success – November 2018

by · November 1, 2018

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Providing a good foundation for your application pays off in the long run by reducing technical debt, finding bugs earlier, and making it faster to add features. This month we look at how generics could make your code concise, other new features you should be using, practices to keep your Laravel application easy to upgrade, […]

 

Generics and Project Success – November 2018

by · October 31, 2018

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In this issue: Generics in PHP, Maintainable Laravel, Starting with PHP, Project Success, security code reviews, and more

 

Treasures, Old & New – May 2018

by · May 1, 2018

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Writing clean code, managing technical debt, testing with Mockery, Toxic Tech, API specifications, and more.

 

Artisanal: Odds and Ends

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This month I’m running with a collection of odds and ends of Laravel which I feel strongly about or that answer some common questions about Laravel and the related ecosystem. I find these issues to be common among people who ask me about Laravel on social media or in person at conferences or user group […]

 

Testing in Practice – April 2018

by · April 2, 2018

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PHP Unit, Mockery, Type Hints, Async PHP, building a REST API, training programs, PHP isolation and security, serverless computing, Laravel auth, and more.