Laravel Blade Master Template Configuration

Laravel Blade Master Template Configuration

In the last episode we started to work with rendering views in Laravel. Recall, this amounts to doing something like return view('file'), where file is the name of the view we want to render. In this episode we’ll take a look at the concept of using a master template to act as the blueprint for our views. It is a fantastic way to reuse code, and almost works in a similar way to the idea of having a class you can extend.…

Creating Static And Dynamic Web Pages In Laravel

Creating Static And Dynamic Web Pages In Laravel

With Laravel, you can use the basic routing, controllers, and blade to create simple static web pages with pretty urls and no need to worry about complex configurations. Of course we can pass variable data to the views in several different ways to create dynamic web pages. This is what most web developers will be interested in, but it does make sense to learn about creating both static and dynamic content with Laravel.…

Introduction To Laravel 5

laravel5

Laravel 5 is now officially available, and everyone is pretty excited about it. So Why Laravel? Well, technology moves pretty fast and its tough to keep up. Not only is it tough to keep up, but it is increasingly complex. Laravel strives to make moving forward with Web Development simple, and who doesn’t want simplicity? It is this unique combination of staying on the cutting edge of web based development with modern PHP, while also keeping things simple, that makes Laravel so attractive.…

How Do Permissions Work In Linux?

How Do Permissions Work In Linux

You might remember when you first started working with Linux, thinking what are all these cryptic symbols next to files and folders in the terminal. Maybe you feel this way now if you’re just starting out with Linux. Let’s face it, when we see something like drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Feb 18 18:23 Code at the command line, it’s not exactly user friendly. Maybe you know that some of these symbols have to do with permissions, and if so you are right.…

Linux Keyboard Tricks

Linux Keyboard Tricks

You may have noticed that when working with Linux at the command line, everything seems like a shortcut. In other words, instead of having descriptive commands such as list files, or change directory, we have things like ls and cd. What’s up with that? You might call it laziness, but really, its more of trying to get the most amount of work done with the fewest keystrokes.…