Introduction To Laravel 5

Introduction To Laravel 5

Laravel 5 is now officially available, and this Introduction To Laravel 5 will get us started with 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.…

Install Larabook On Laravel Homestead

Install Larabook On Laravel Homestead

Ok ladies and gentlemen, you’ll notice we did a lot of work to get familiar with Virtual Box, Vagrant, and Laravel Homestead in the recent episodes. Growing pains aside, this Virtual Machine approach to creating new sites is awesome. Once the initial bootstrapping and setup is out of the way, on subsequent days, the promise of simply typing vagrant up into your terminal is true. Type that one line, and everything just works like magic.…

Install Laravel Homestead on Windows

Install Laravel Homestead on Windows

Laravel is loads of fun, and the community around Laravel is what makes it so great. A lot of the top guns in the community from Taylor Otwell on down use OSX. That’s great since OSX has a more UNIX feel to it and almost all web projects are eventually deployed to some form of UNIX / Linux. Many of us don’t have the luxury of running a slick Macbook Pro or Macbook Air in our day to day routine due to corporate environments, or simply personal choice for using Windows as a desktop operating system.…

Create Form Elements Using Laravel and Bootstrap

Create Form Elements Using Laravel and Bootstrap

Forms and Submitting Forms are one of the most needed parts of working with html and Web Development. We need html forms to collect user input in an accurate and useful way. Bootstrap famously gives some beautiful looking forms in their demo markup, and while they look great, there is no information or direction on how to actually implement the form to collect and process the data.…

Refactor The Laravel Regex Tool To Use Repositories and Dependency Injection

Refactor The Laravel Regex Tool To Use Repositories and Dependency Injection

Welcome back gang to another fun filled episode of working with Laravel for fun and profit. Well, fun at least. In this episode, we’ll be taking a closer look at the regular expression tool we built earlier. Admittedly, this is a purely hacked together rendition created for fun really. I thought it might be a good idea for us to apply the repository pattern with dependency injection, interfaces, and namespaces to this tool to see how we would do that.…