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  • PHP
    Deploying a Laravel Application Using CapistranoLaravel 4 auth retina preview
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    So you've just built a fancy web application and you're planning to put it online. This can be done in many ways. In this article I'd like to cover one approach to deploy your backend system to your production server. We'll go through the following steps by example of a Laravel application but this can be applied to any other language or technology.Read More…
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    Authentication With Laravel 4Laravel 4 auth retina preview
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    Authentication is required for virtually any type of web application. In this tutorial, I'd like to show you how you can go about creating a small authentication application using Laravel 4. We'll start from the very beginning by creating our Laravel app using composer, creating the database, loading in the Twitter Bootstrap, creating a main layout, registering users, logging in and out, and protecting routes using filters. We've got a lot of code to cover, so let's get started!Read More…
  • Laravel
    25 Laravel Tips and TricksCode
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    There was a period of time, not too long ago, when PHP and its community were, for lack of better words, hated. Seemingly, the headline joke of every day was one that related to how terrible PHP was. Let's see, what new PHP-slamming blog article will be posted today?Read More…
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    How to Setup Recurring PaymentsSetup recurring payments retina preview
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    It's likely that, at some point, you'll want to implement recurring or subscription payments for a SaaS or other service. Thankfully, PayPal offers the tools we need to implement a fully integrated subscription payment solution.Read More…
  • PHP
    Combining Laravel 4 and BackboneLaravel plus backbone 400
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    For this tutorial, we're going to be building a single page app using Laravel 4 and Backbone.js. Both frameworks make it very easy to use a different templating engine other than their respective default, so we're going to use Mustache, which is an engine that is common to both. By using the same templating language on both sides of our application, we'll be able to share our views betweem them, saving us from having to repeat our work multiple times.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Laravel 4: A Start at a RESTful API (Updated)Laravel api 400
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    RESTful API's are hard! There are a lot of aspects to designing and writing a successful one. For instance, some of the topics that you may find yourself handling include authentication, hypermedia/HATEOS, versioning, rate limits, and content negotiation. Rather than tackling all of these concepts, however, let's instead focus on the basics of REST. We'll make some JSON endpoints behind a basic authentication system, and learn a few Laravel 4 tricks in the process.Read More…
  • PHP
    Testing Laravel ControllersTesting controllers 400
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    Testing controllers isn't the easiest thing in the world. Well, let me rephrase that: testing them is a cinch; what's difficult, at least at first, is determining what to test. Should a controller test verify text on the page? Should it touch the database? Should it ensure that variables exist in the view? If this is your first hay-ride, these things can be confusing! Let me help.Read More…
  • PHP
    Laravel 4 MasteryLaravel 4
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    Perhaps it goes without saying that I'm fairly passionate about the Laravel framework (probably irritatingly so, for some of you). I liked it so much to the point of creating a massive course for Tuts+ Premium - most of which I've made free to the public!Read More…
  • Tools & Tips
    Pro Workflow in Laravel and Sublime Text200x200
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    Not too long ago, I built a handful of generators for Laravel, which ease the process of various tasks. Today, thanks to help from Gaurav Narula, we're turning things up a notch with the release of a new Sublime Text plugin that leverages the power of Artisan and the generators from directly within your editor.Read More…
  • PHP
    Your One-Stop Guide to Laravel CommandsLaravel commands
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    In this day and age, it's quite normal for a developer to have an understanding of consoles, and how to issue basic commands. But what if you could code your own custom commands to improve your workflow? If we look back to Laravel 3, you might remember that it offered tasks. Tasks were extremely helpful, but still came up short for more complex operations. Thankfully, Laravel 4 packs a beefed up Artisan that will make your life as a developer so much easier!Read More…
  • PHP
    Better Testing in LaravelCode
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    In this screencast, you'll learn how to leverage PHPUnit and Laravel's IoC container to better test your controllers. Additionally, we'll review such best practices as using Mockery and readability in our tests.Read More…
  • PHP
    Testing Like a Boss in Laravel: ModelsLaravel 4
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    If you're hoping to learn why tests are beneficial, this is not the article for you. Over the course of this tutorial, I will assume that you already understand the advantages, and are hoping to learn how best to write and organize your tests in Laravel 4. Read More…
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