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How I test Job classes outside of Queues

I recently entered the huge world of executing Laravel jobs in background with Queues. It was confusing initially because I had no experience on this topic and there was a lot of information on the in...

Running old sites in Laravel Valet: Environment Variables

A few days ago my Homestead machine decided to die and not booting again (I'm totally sure I broke something, Joe P Ferguson does an amazing job with that Vagrant machine, the 2nd most downloaded on v...

Creating a chatbot with BotMan

Last month I was interested in all this chatbot thing, specially in the features Google Allo has. In that messaging app, you can set a reminder to get notifications about the weather daily in the morn...

Getting started on Laravel package development

Today I needed to build a code to be able to delete database records from a single command call, and be able to filter them. I was doing some real-case testing and needed to delete a specific records...

Maintaining Laravel notification channels - OneSignal

Last week, Freek Van Der Herten tweeted about seeking maintainers for a package on GitHub Both @marcelpociot and I don’t have the time to maintain the onesignal package anymore.We’re looking for someo...

Adding View models to a Laravel project

Since the beggining of 2017 I started to experiment with different kind of codes and patterns I didn't used before. One of that changes came in November when I was developing the code of this blog....

Building my own blog

Starting from scratch A few months ago I finished a big project that occupied all of my free time and I started to feel empty. I have a lot of hobbies in my to-do list but coding is the one I prefer o...