13 Lessons To Learn And Code

Using Font-Awesome With Laravel

July 30

In this tutorial we're going to learn how to use Font-awesome in our Laravel projects while using webpack and mix to compile our assets to use on the front-end. Install...

VueJS Laravel Pagination Component

July 4

In this tutorial we're going to build a VueJS component you can use in your Laravel 5.4 projects when dealing with pagination. A component is one of the most powerful...


.env Variables

July 4

Laravel uses dotenv to setup the configuration for your project, you can use the .env file to have different settings depending on the current environment. For example each developer might...


What’s New In Laravel 5.5

June 17

Laravel 5.5 is due to be released in July 2017, in every new release of the frameworks there's always some cool new features to investigate, so let's take a look...

Create Model Caching Layer In Laravel

June 7

In this tutorial, we're going to learn how you can create a caching layer in your Laravel application to help speed up your website and reduce the number of requests...

MySQL Workbench And Homestead

June 3

If you do Laravel development then you most likely are using Homestead for your local development environment, if you're not using Homestead then I can't recommend it enough to get...

Create Test Database For Unit Tests On Laravel

June 3

When you're testing your Laravel application particularly with functional tests there will be times where you need to test database interactions, such as if you testing the form posting you'll...

Deploying With Envoy

May 30

In this tutorial we're going to look at how you can use Envoy to make it very easy to deploy your Laravel applications. Envoy provides a nice blade style syntax...


Laravel Specific Key Was Too Long

May 29

When you're using Laravel migrations have you ever come across the error 1071 Specified key was too long; max key length is 767 bytes. There was a change in Laravel...


MySQL Workbench To Laravel Migration

January 24

We all have our favourite database GUIs, some work with PHPMyAdmin others use tools such as MySQL Workbench. I tend to use MySQL Workbench more than any database GUI tool....

Installing Laravel With Homestead

January 16

To get started first we need to install Laravel. Installing Laravel There are multiple ways you can install Laravel, the easiest way you can install Laravel is by using composer....


Getting Started With Laravel

October 11

Laravel is one of the most popular, if not THE most popular PHP framework and after using Laravel and comparing it with the likes of Zend and Symfony it's easy...


Configuring Multiple Database Connections In Lumen

July 5

In Lumen you can create a database connection by filling out the default information you can find in .env file. But if you need multiple database connections you can do...