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Sep 14, 2020
vuex in laravel and vue application

Integrating Vuex into your Laravel Vue Application

Firstly what is Vuex? Well the text book definition would be: Vuex is a state management pattern + library for Vue.js applications. It serves as a […]
Aug 3, 2020
basic intergration with blade

Using Vue Alongside Laravels Blade Templating Engine

If you’ve been using Laravel, you’ve likely grown to love Blade. It makes creating the UI within your Laravel apps extremely easy. And with the Laravel/Ui […]
May 11, 2020
Laravel Accessors and Mutators

Laravel: Accessors and Mutators

In Laravel, Accessors and Mutators allow you to manipulate data when you store or read it. The Mutator allows you to alter data when it is […]
Apr 30, 2020
databases in laravel

Datatables with Laravel

When creating a web app it usually involves creating a dashboard and a place for the user to see data pertaining to their company. You can […]
Feb 4, 2020
From College to Work

From college to work – A web developer’s experience

It’s been a long year! You are done with your final assignment, you’re almost done with your exams and you are wondering what lies ahead of […]
Jan 31, 2020
laravel log viewer

Easily view your Laravel logs using Laravel Log viewer

If you’ve ever had a client or customer call you up and say “I got an error, the app doesn’t work!”, without any context, I’d imagine […]
Dec 18, 2019
Simple authentication with Guards in Laravel

Simple authentication with Guards in Laravel

This isn’t an in-depth article on the topic. There are plenty of those around. However, I found it difficult to find a simple implementation for basic […]
Dec 4, 2019
Google Maps with Laravel

Google Maps with Laravel

Recently I had to create a form, where the user can fill in their address. We wanted the address to be accurate as this address will […]
Nov 29, 2019
laravel eloquent

Working with Eloquent: API Resources in Laravel – Part 2

Following on from my previous blog Post (found here) we are going to be discussing two interesting parts of API Resources. Using Resources to build up […]
Oct 30, 2019
laravel envoyer and forge

Provisioning a new Digital Ocean server with Laravel Forge, and deploying code with Laravel Envoyer

Today I had to migrate a server for our client Xstream Connect from their hosting to our Digital Ocean droplet. Normally doing this is a pain, […]
Oct 10, 2019
Laravel Backpack

Laravel backpack

This week I learnt about Laravel backpack. We have been creating a lot of sites that need Admin CRUD (Create, Read, Update and Delete) functionalities. As […]
Aug 27, 2019
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Working with Eloquent: API Resources in Laravel

Sometimes when building an API you want to have a generic return message that all responses would conform to. Something like { "status": "ok", "data": { […]