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Getting Started With Default Sorting In Your Eloquent Models

Learn how to sort your eloquent queries by default using the Default Model Sorting Laravel package.

Published 3 weeks ago • 2 mins read


How To Avoid Duplicate Database Queries In Your Laravel Application

How eloquent eager loading saved me lots of unnecessary database queries and how it can save you too.

Published July 6, 2020 • 3 mins read


How To Setup A Custom Artisan Command And Calculate The Execution Time

In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to set up a custom Artisan command and how to calculate the execution time of that command.

Published June 15, 2020 • 3 mins read


Altering Tables In Production Database

As a developer, I have experienced changes in a product requirement after an app has been deployed on the production server. Most times, these changes require creating or altering an existing table in the database.

Published June 9, 2020 • 3 mins read


Laravel Lessons: Hosting, Deployments & Error Tracking

Error tacking and monitoring softwares informs you of errors that may occur when users start using your application. They provide you with details of the error, the user involved, the stack traces etc.

Published May 9, 2020 • 3 mins read


Laravel Lessons: Database (Migrations And Eloquent Models)

In this lesson, we will learn how to persist data in the database using Eloquent models.

Published May 7, 2020 • 8 mins read


Laravel Lesson: Controllers, Requests & Validations

A Laravel controller is basically where we handle HTTP requests. Instead of messing up our route file, we can keep everything clean and organized inside the controller file.

Published May 5, 2020 • 6 mins read


Laravel Lessons: Views & Layouts

This lesson will focus on building the frontend of our email sending application. We will be using Tailwindcss for the frontend and a little Alpine.js.

Published April 24, 2020 • 11 mins read


Laravel Lessons: Routing

Today, we will be learning about Laravel routing as we build our mail sending app.

Published April 23, 2020 • 4 mins read


Laravel Lessons: Installation & Setup

In this lesson, we are going to be setting up a fresh Laravel project.

Published April 22, 2020 • 4 mins read


Laravel Lessons: Getting Started

Let me walk you through what you are going to need for this series.

Published April 20, 2020 • 2 mins read


Getting Started With PHPSandbox.io - An Online Code Sandbox For PHP

PHPSandbox is an online Code Sandbox made for PHP. It is basically a play ground for PHP developers.

Published March 17, 2020 • 2 mins read


How To Install PHPMyAdmin (Laragon)

Laragon came with everything I needed for development excerpt PHPMyAdmin.

Published March 8, 2020 • 1 min read


How To Deploy A Laravel Project On Linux Shared Hosting In 5 Minutes

Just yesterday I moved my blog which I built with Laravel to Litehost Linux shared server. So I am going to show you how I did it in 5 minutes.

Published January 13, 2020 • 3 mins read


A Recap Of 2019 (CODE19)

I started the year with a list of things to focus on and I tagged it CODE19. C - Contents | O - Open Source | D - Devops | E - Engineering

Published December 22, 2019 • 3 mins read


How To Redirect To HTTPS Using Laravel Middleware

Laravel middleware provide a convenient mechanism for filtering HTTP requests entering your application. In this tutorial we are going to check if any HTTP request is entering our application and them force it to use HTTPS.

Published December 11, 2019 • 2 mins read


Using Multiple Instances of Redis For Your Laravel Application

I worked as a Laravel backend developer at Qwickpage for a year. While at Qwickpage we have two instances of the core application that make use of Redis caching system and the end result was a conflict.

Published December 11, 2019 • 2 mins read


Upgrading To PHP 7.4 (Laragon)

PHP 7.4 is now available with lots of exciting new features. Here is how to migrate to PHP 7.4 on your local development server (Laragon)

Published December 2, 2019 • 1 min read


PaystackLite: Getting Started With Paystack Fluent APIs In Your Laravel Application

In this article I will be walking you through how you can hit Paystack endpoints using PaystackLite.

Published November 25, 2019 • 2 mins read


PaystackLite: Fastest Way To Setup Paystack Checkout Form In Your Laravel Application

PaystackLite makes use of blade directives to abstract away all Javascript configurations for setting up Paystack checkout forms. This is the easiest way to integrate Paystack checkout form in Laravel applications.

Published November 20, 2019 • 4 mins read


Zero Downtime Deployment With Laravel Envoy and BitBucket

Zero downtime deployment is a deployment method where your website or application is never down or in an unstable state during the deployment process.

Published November 8, 2019 • 6 mins read


Mocking And Testing PHP Traits In A Laravel Application

Trait is the fastest way to create a reusable code. A Trait is intended to reduce some limitations of single inheritance. This means that you can use multiple traits in a PHP class.

Published October 25, 2019 • 9 mins read


Getting Started With Laravel Lite Blog

Lite Blog is a Laravel blog generator with minimal blog frontend, a publishing platform, SEO, social Links. In this post I will be detailing the interesting features and how to get started.

Published October 18, 2019 • 2 mins read


How I Built My Personal Blog Using Lite Blog - A Laravel Blog Generator

I don't like the idea of duplicating codes so I decided to make my blog a reusable Laravel project so that anybody can use it.

Published October 12, 2019 • 2 mins read