Bruno Skvorc, Mar 07
Covering Laracon: Are Online Conferences Introvert Heaven?
Laracon: the official Laravel conference, is online in this edition. Let's talk about online vs offline conferences, and how they help / hinder networking!
Vlad Kobilansky, Mar 03
The State of PHP MVC Frameworks in 2017
Vlad considers the current state of PHP frameworks in 2017 - where are we? Where can we go from here? Which ones have the highest potential?
Younes Rafie, Feb 28
How to Secure Laravel Apps with 2FA via SMS
Younes Rafie shows us how to add 2FA to a Laravel app - make sure your users can log in securely by adding an SMS layer!
Younes Rafie, Feb 25
PHP Fractal - Make Your API's JSON Pretty, Always!
Younes looks at Fractal - a PHP League package for formatting and transforming JSON, YAML, and other data formats to something consistent. APIs rejoice!
Deji Akala, Feb 24
Sylius and Cutting Your Teeth on TDD
We look at Sylius - a fully tested and super-robuts e-commerce platform/framework, and use it to learn some proper Test Driven Development!
Viraj Khatavkar, Feb 23
Laravel Dusk - Intuitive and Easy Browser Testing for All!
Bruno Skvorc, Jan 27
Sourcehunt 17.1: 7 Interesting PHP Packages to Keep an Eye On
Here's January's Sourcehunt with 7 new libs/packages to keep and eye on or to contribute to. Use open source? Give back by helping out!
Wern Ancheta, Jan 24
Calendar as a Service in PHP? Easy, with Google Calendar API!
Wern builds a fully custom calendar application using the Google Calendar API and the Laravel framework - check it out!
Christopher Vundi, Jan 20
Laravel and Braintree: Middleware and Other Advanced Concepts
Chris Vundi focuses on fine tuning our online Laravel and Braintree courses website by tweaking the subscription plans and securing the app
Christopher Vundi, Jan 17
Laravel and Braintree, Sitting in a Tree...
Let's build a subscription based courses-site with Laravel and Braintree! Come and learn how to start selling subscriptions with ease!
Claudio Ribeiro, Jan 10
Voyager - Can an Admin UI Make Laravel Even More Approachable?
Claudio presents Voyager - an admin interface for Laravel with database management, media library, and menu builder! Laravel is now even more user friendly!
Younes Rafie, Dec 16
What Are Polymorphic Relations and How Do We Use Them with Eloquent?
In this "next level Laravel" post, Younes explains an interesting approach to designing relationships with Eloquent: polymorphic relations.
Christopher Vundi, Dec 14
Let's Kill the Password! Magic Login Links to the Rescue!
Chris adds a password-less login procedure on top of the typical username/password login in Laravel - let's kill the password!
Bruno Skvorc, Nov 21
Sourcehunt - Open Source Week Edition
It's open source week at SitePoint, and this sourcehunt is an excellent starter, listing some amazing and diverse projects from this month and the last.
Younes Rafie, Nov 16
Quick Tip: The Convenient Magic of Eloquent Observers
Younes presents Eloquent Observers - a method of subscribing to changed on models and having those models notify all subscribers of changes. Check it out!
Younes Rafie, Nov 06
Extending OctoberCMS - Building a Soft-Delete Plugin
Younes extends OctoberCMS by building a soft-delete plugin, allowing you to delete posts by marking them as trashed, while still keeping them in the DB!
Wern Ancheta, Nov 03
Build Your Own Dropbox Client with the Dropbox API
Wern shows us how to use Laravel and Guzzle to build our own full Dropbox client with the Dropbox API!
Christopher Thomas, Oct 31
2FA in Laravel with Google Authenticator - Get Secure!
Christopher Thomas shows us the full process of implementing 2FA - two factor authentication - in Laravel, using Google Authenticator!
Christopher Pitt, Oct 24
Is It Possible to Write and Run PHP Code on an iPad?
Christopher Pitt demonstrates a cool and somewhat practical travel lifehack on how to develop PHP apps on an iPad with some neat dedicated apps!
Matthew Setter, Oct 20
Testing PHP Code with Atoum - an Alternative to PHPUnit
Matthew Setter takes an introductory look at atoum - an alternative to PHPUnit with an interesting twist
Christopher Pitt, Sep 28
9 Hot Tips to Enhance Your Spark Experience
Chris has been using Spark for a while now, and he's compiled a list of 9 tips you shouldn't skip if you want your Spark experience to start a proper fire
Deji Akala, Sep 27
Single-File Symfony Apps? Yes, with MicroKernelTrait!
Deji Akala shows us that it's possible to have single-file Symfony apps - with the help of a new 2.8/3.0 feature: the MicroKernelTrait!
Younes Rafie, Sep 23
Mail Logging in Laravel 5.3: Extending the Mail Driver
Younes Rafie goes through the quick process of extending Laravel's mail driver so that emails can easily be logged into the database
Younes Rafie, Sep 08
Laravel Quick Tip: Model Route Binding
Laravel has the option to bind models to routes, for easy auto-fetching. See how they can be configured, and how to switch to UUID instead of primary keys!