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!
Recently I've found a few interesting tools that help generate Laravel migrations automatically from your already existing database schema. In theory it looks very cool, but we decided to test them - I asked a colleague to actually try them all out with real demo-projects. How do they generate filenames and field types? Additional rules? Foreign keys? Do they actually work? Let's take a look.
Deployment is a process of “installing” the project to the server, to make it work “in public”. Imagine software installation process of “Download -> Install -> Some configuration -> Finish -> Use”. Similar here, just not visual - it all happens with “command magic” usually.
Those who follow this blog or Twitter account know that last week I did some Laravel-based products reviews. Totally 6 of them, all in one week. I've published them one by one, and now it's time to recap and talk about main conclusions, takeaways and lessons. What have I learned from those Laravel products?