Laravel is full of hidden gems, undocumented or less-known features, functions parameters and "hacks". While finding them in work of my team, I decided to compile them into an e-book.
By default, Laravel Eloquent models assume your table has timestamp fields - created_at and updated_at. But there's plenty of things you can...
Quick example of a code I had to write recently. Task is simple - upload CSV and parse it. Also save that file and the record, which user uploaded it. Let's take a look.
Quite often in e-shops you can see many level of categories and subcategories, sometimes even unlimited. This article will show you how...
Nowadays, we have a lot of Laravel tutorial about some syntax or package, but I think there's not enough written with real-life mini-projects, close to real demands of the clients. So will try to write more of these, and this is one of them: imagine a project where you need to have two-step registration process, with some optional fields in the second step. Let's build it in Laravel.
Quite often, especially in e-shop projects, you can see a page to login or register before finishing the purchase. But Laravel has these two routes as separate login and register pages. So how to merge them together and avoid conflicts?
Imagine a Laravel project with 100+ routes, separate section for guest, users, administrators etc. Do you really want to keep it all in one file? How can you group them, add prefixes to URLs? Let's see what options we have.
I want to invite you to my new online-course for those who always wanted to start automated testing with PHPUnit, but "never had time". In this short 90-minutes course, I will give you practical examples and show you that it's really easy to get started with testing.
Laravel Validation system has 60+ validation rules available, but what if you want something extra? You can easily create your own validation rule, or use something already available on the internet. Let's take a look.
Laravel Auth features a function to redirect logged-in user to the same page they were visiting before. So, for example, if you...