laravel

laravel-5.3-rc1
Laravel 5.3.0-RC1 released

I almost forgot to write about this, almost. Could you imagine? A company that is such a strong advocate¬†for Laravel not writing about 5.3!? That was lucky then. So, lets jump right in to it!   If you like Laravel, you’ll be just as excited as me about this news. Laravel 5.3 is bring some […]

Laravel and Bootstrap shoutbox/chat example
Creating a live shoutbox/chat using Laravel and Bootstrap

Not so long ago, I was instructed to work on a shoutbox/chat feature for a client using laravel and the client also requested without the use of WebSockets. Our client didn’t have WebSockets enabled and for whatever reason, didn’t want Node.js/Socket.io installed or perhaps couldn’t. That’s fine, though, we can fix that!   Our client […]

carbon-laravel-php-date
CARBON ISN’T JUST FOR LARAVEL – PHP DATE THE RIGHT WAY

The amount of times I see people having problems with PHP and DATETIME, you wouldn’t believe it. I am constantly tending to questions on Stackoverflow about issues with DateTime() or Strtotime() and usually my answer is CARBON. Carbon is nice, it ships with Laravel so I’ve become accustom to using it, but I also use […]