Bruno Skvorc, Feb 21
Sourcehunt: Idea of the Month and 6 Interesting Repos!
Sourcehunt Feb, apart from promoting really interesting open source repos, now also features an app idea of the month, worth a fortune. Check it out!
Christopher Pitt, Feb 16
Writing Async Libraries - Let's Convert HTML to PDF
Chris goes through the whole process of building a PHP async library for converting HTML to PDF - magical stuff!
Eugene Dementjev, Feb 13
Achieving Modular Architecture with Forwarding Decorators
Eugene explains Forwarding Decorators: a crazy concept for approaching modularity in apps - wrapping them in other classes and recompiling everything.
Claudio Ribeiro, Feb 10
Taming the Snoo: Playing with the Reddit API
Claudio explores the Reddit API - from searching to authenticating with Oauth and downloading user data. Come tame this powerful beast!
Bruno Skvorc, Feb 06
Quick Tip: LetsEncrypt "server" error fix on Ubuntu 16.04
Running into the cryptic "server" error when renewing your server's HTTPS certificates with LetsEncrypt? Here's how to solve it.
Christopher Pitt, Feb 02
How to Make Modern PHP More Modern? With Preprocessing!
Chris adds some unexpected functionality to PHP, and all without custom extensions or recompiling. Let's unlock the power of macros and preprocessors!
Bruno Skvorc, Jan 30
Testing Frenzy - Can We BDD Test the Units?
Let's take a look at Peridot - a testing suite with a different approach. Can we BDD test our units? Should we?
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!
M. David Green, Jan 24
Team Resources in Scrum
A scrum team doesn't work in a vacuum. There's usually an organization that exists around scrum, and that supports the efforts of the scrum team
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
M. David Green, Jan 20
Scrum Rituals: Sprint Demo
At the end of the sprint, everything that was worked on for the current sprint is demonstrated for the team, the product owner, and observers.
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!
Christopher Pitt, Jan 13
Home-Made Twitter and Gmail Notifications with PHP and Arduino
Chris hacks together a live-notification LED device with Arduino and PHP, notifying you of new Gmails or Tweets, and more!
M. David Green, Jan 12
Scrum Rituals: Sprint Planning
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!
Alex Bilbie, Jan 05
Re-Introducing Jenkins: Automated Testing with Pipelines
Alex Bilbie looks at Jenkins' newest feature: pipelines. With it, we configure Laravel's auto-testing procedure, and make sure our builds stay alive!
Thomas Punt, Jan 02
How PHP Executes - from Source Code to Render
Thomas Punt goes through the four stages of PHP execution - from lexing to compilation and optimization. Here's what you make happen, daily!
Bruno Skvorc, Dec 21
SourceHunt Xmas 2016 - Give the Gift of Open Source Prestige
This year's final Sourcehunt deals with some packages and libraries that have potential and inertia, but never really got critical mass. Let's change that!
Memi Allamani, Dec 20
Social Logins with Oauth.io - Log in with Anything, Anywhere
Memi Allamani takes you through a crash course of implementing a merged Google+ / Facebook login with Oauth.io
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!
Younes Rafie, Dec 08
What's New and Exciting in PHP 7.1?
Younes quickly goes through some of the most exciting PHP 7.1 updates - come see what's new in this not-major-not-minor new version!
Christopher Pitt, Dec 05
The Delicious Evils of PHP
Chris looks into two of the most feared and hated core functions of PHP: exec and eval. But are they really that evil?