May 15th, 2015
Nullable model attributes still need to have their value explicitly set to null in order to be persisted as null. If you have a few nullable fields across a multiple models, the duplication of code can get unwieldy.
March 19th, 2015
As the release of Envoyer.io was announced last week, I finally spent a bit of time looking into making use of Laravel's Envoy.
March 16th, 2015
A slight change was made to the serve.sh command in February 2015 that caused serve function to incorrectly set the listen port in the nginx config. Here's a brief discussion of the problem and a simple fix.
March 12th, 2015
As you progress as a developer, you learn more and more ways to achieve a given outcome. The more knowledge you have, however, the more difficult it can be to determine when to use any given option over another. In this post, I discuss using the Eloquent
March 3rd, 2015
The Eloquent ORM that ships with Laravel is a very powerful tool; it simplifies many tasks - from relationships between models to eager loading. In this post, I talk about query scopes and how they can be leveraged in order to perform filtering of model r
February 26th, 2015
When Laravel 5 was released, the app configuration structure was changed so that the environment-specific configuration files were dropped. Some people desire the ability to 'switch' between environments in a simple manner. This is one approach that allow