What is the IoC Container in Laravel?

Laravel IoC Container

So you’re learning Laravel you say? Well what is this IoC Container you speak of?! For a lot of us PHP programmers, we may not be familiar with this concept, but thanks to Laravel, proper software engineering is being brought into the PHP world. By getting a handle on what and how the IoC Container works in Laravel, we’ll have a better understanding of how Laravel provides the magic that it does when coding.…

JSON in Laravel

JSON-In-Laravel

If you know the name Douglas Crockford, you know JSON. Mr Crockford is a Chuck Norris of sorts in the Javascript world and created the JSON standard. It stands for JavaScript Object Notation and it provides a great way to share data between languages and applications. Douglas I’m sure is proud of his baby, and we can thank him for declaring himself a standards body and bringing JSON into existence.…

Laravel Eloquent ORM Tutorial

Laravel-Eloquent-ORM-Tutorial

Eloquent is the very powerful and expressive ORM or Object Relational Mapper in Laravel. If you know how to work with Objects in PHP, then you know how to use Eloquent! Well, it’s not *quite* that simple, but we do have the most expressive syntax yet in PHP for working with Models by way of Eloquent. You may also enjoy our How To Get Started With Eloquent Tutorial.…

Crud In Laravel 4

CRUD In Laravel

So if you read Install Laravel on Windows (or a Mac, we like those too!), you’re probably wondering what comes next. We have this Laravel installation running and the friendly message letting us know we have arrived is on the screen. We have untold amounts of power at our fingertips, but it’s a bit confusing as to where to begin next. Well this post will start getting our hands dirty in putting Laravel to use as well as implementing Create, Retrieve, Update, and Delete!…

The Top 10 Ways to Get More Traffic to Your Website or Blog

Get More Traffic to Your Website or Blog

Getting traffic to your website or blog is a major goal of any webmaster or blogger. By encouraging visitors on your website, you will greatly expand visibility and potential leads. Since we know content is king, having quality writing is going to be key. In addition to this though, there are ways to maximize your reach and make an impact in getting the visitors needed to make your website or blog thrive.…