REVIEW: 3 Tools to Generate Laravel Migrations from Existing Database

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.

Laravel for Clients: Tools/services for Laravel deployment

As I mentioned in another chapter of the book, deployment of the code is a pretty complicated process - actually, not only in Laravel, in any modern robust projects. So, to make it easier - Laravel creator Taylor Otwell has built some additional tools to make it easier.

Dennis from LaraBug: “Growing faster than I could imagine”

We have another interesting interview in our blog - this time I've invited Dennis Smink who recently launched a new Laravel-related project called Larabug, so we're talking about what is behind the scenes of this new idea.

Laravel for Clients: What is deployment and how does it work in Laravel?

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.

10 Quick Lessons from 6 Laravel Product Reviews

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?

Confomo: Laravel-based website to meet Twitter friends at conferences

Another review in our series of Laravel projects. Confomo was created by an active Laravel community member and blogger Matt Stauffer, quoting him: "Built in 4 hours to help me track who I wanted to meet at Laracon 2014, and who I met there who I didn't know yet."

Faveo: impressive helpdesk system built on Laravel

Another review in our series for Laravel-based products on the market. Today we have Faveo-helpdesk - Open source ticketing system built on Laravel 5.2. It's quite a huge project - to be honest, I didn't manage to make it work properly in the end, but will still give you a quick overview.

Ribbbon – project management system on Laravel 5.1 and Vue.js

We continue our series of reviews of various interesting Laravel projects, and today we have a tool with a weird name Ribbbon (no idea why it's called like that) - it's a simple project management tool with a little different UI than usual Bootstrap-based admin layouts. Let's take a look.

Attendize – event tickets selling system based on Laravel 5

This is the third article in series of reviewing various Laravel-based projects, and today our attention goes to Attendize - ticket selling web-project which...

Invoice Ninja – Laravel-powered solution for better invoicing

We continue the series of reviews for Laravel-based projects and apps. Today we have Invoice Ninja - a really powerful tool for, you guessed it, invoicing. It really impressed me, let me tell you how.