Laravel User Last Logged In

In this tutorial we're going to create a new Laravel listener that will listen to the user logged in event and then update the user record with the time they logged in. This is a handy feature to che...

Laravel Make Auth Tests

The missing tests to go with the Laravel make:auth command. Can use on every Laravel project for login, register, forgotten password and reset password.

How To Create A Toggle VueJS Component

In this tutorial we're going to build a form components for a checkbox but styled as a toggle. The functionality for this toggle will be just like a checkbox but will move the toggle when the checkbo...

Laravel Send Email When New User Registers

In this tutorial we're going to learn how we can send an email to the application admin user when a new user registers to your Laravel application. In this example we're going to use events and liste...

Laravel Resource Test Template

If you've used Laravel for some time you'll understand the use of the Controller Resource. It's a quick way of defining the functionality of a controller done to the core 7 functions. Index Create St...

DRY Create And Update Laravel Form Requests

In this tutorial we're going to investigate how we can reuse the logic in Laravel Form requests for the difference between Create and Update requests. Laravel form requests are great, they allow you t...

Laravel Command To Import Into Algolia

In the previous article we investigated how you can use Algolia with Laravel to create a realtime search. In this tutorial we learnt about the Laravel Scout command of import that allows you to import...

Laravel & VueJS Algolia Search

I wanted to use an Algolia search box on my website and found that they've already done a lot of the hard work for me, by creating the vue-instantsearch package. This allows me to quickly hook into th...

Laravel Smoke Test Guest URLs

In this tutorial we're going to build a test class that will run through all guest URLs defined in our web.php routes and check that they all return a HTTP status of 200. This is allow us to quickly c...

Creating A Laravel Contact Form Package

In this tutorial we're going to create our own Laravel package that will give you all the functionality you need to add a contact form to your website. If you want to learn more about building your ow...

Creating A Login Page With Tailwind CSS

In this tutorial we're going to use the Tailwind utility library to build a login page for a new app. The final result for this login page is going to look like the image above. The starting HTML for...

Algolia Custom Query Import With Laravel

In this tutorial we're going to create a Laravel command we can use to import queried models into Algolia search index by using Laravel scout. What Is Laravel Scout? Laravel scout is a simple package...

Creating A Navigation Bar With Tailwind

In this tutorial we're going to investigate using the new Tailwind CSS library and look into build a navigation bar with tailwinds. If you haven't heard or used Tailwinds have a look at a previous art...

Shorthand Comparisons In PHP

In this tutorial we're going to investigate how we can improve our code by cleaning up unnecessary code by using shorthand code samples in PHP. So what do I mean by removing unnecessary code? The most...

Creating View Classes In Laravel

In this tutorial we're going to investigate creating view objects in Laravel. This functionality is very useful if you have multiple routes that return the same view in different ways. For example if...