Recently popular package Laravel-Excel released a new version 3.0, which was a pretty radical change from previous versions. I needed to do a simple Excel export and noticed that their documentation covers only export from Laravel Collections but not from some custom structure. So I will show you a "workaround".
We've just released a first "alpha" version of a package called ThemeDownloader - need your opinion, feedback and requests for future improvements. Basically, you can get a Bootstrap-based front-end theme into your Laravel project, just by launching one Artisan command.
A few days ago I started a survey about the tools that Laravel people use. I've spread the word on Twitter, and asked some people via Direct Messages, so got 52 responses. Here are the answers to 5 questions I asked.
Recently I became much more interested in automated testing - PHPUnit, TDD, Laravel Dusk, Travis and other keywords became "closer", so I decided to...
Another interesting interview on our blog, at the same time presenting you a new tool - EyeWitness.io is a monitoring and application analytics tool, built specifically for Laravel. Today we're talking with its founder Laurence - he shares the idea and why EyeWitness is different from other similar projects.
There are more and more applications built on Laravel, part of them use Laravel Spark as their base. So I decided to interview the owner of such project. Mattias is not only the creator of DNS Spy, but also actively shares his tips on server management, so you will get a lot of knowledge bombs from this interview - on Laravel Spark, DNS topic and servers in general. Let's get into it!