Quite often I get a question from junior developers like "how to get better at Laravel", and there's so much to study potentially that I decided to gather the topics and classify them somehow. Let's begin. Notice: this is kind of a follow-up on my article How to Test Junior Laravel Developer Skills.
Really popular Laravel Media Library package has one less-known feature - image resizing. The best part is that it's really simple to add, let me show you how.
One of the most common performance issues I've seen in Laravel is using Eloquent methods and relationships from Blade, creating unnecessary extra loops and queries. In this article, I will show different scenarios and how to handle them effectively.
There is one change in Laravel 5.8 that is not mentioned in the official Upgrade Guide but caused me problems - I couldn't create a foreign key migration, and spent half-hour until found out the reasons. So I want to share, maybe you will encounter the same thing.
If you need your users to be able to download multiple files at once, it's better to create one archive and let them download it. Here's how to do it in Laravel.
I have been to three Laracon EU conferences in Amsterdam (will likely be there in 2019, too, see you there?), and it's a great vibe. And usually one or two talks per year just strike it with really high quality and relevant topics. I decided to search official playlists and bring you my favorite top 5 videos every Laravel developer must watch.