September 2, 2019 — Passwords are an integral part of today’s authentication based web applications. In fact, Passwords have been used since ancient times. Sentries would challenge those wishing to enter an area to supply a password or watchword, and would only allow a person or group to pass if they knew the password. In modern web application passwords are used in combination with usernames to authenticate users. So, basically, we’d need to fields in order to store username and password for each user both of which are supplied by user at the time of signing up to the web application.
August 30, 2019 — You must have come across websites which have gone overboard in terms of number of advertisement on them. Let’s face it. Ads make user’s experience not so pleasurable and if they are over the top you might want to leave it as soon as possible. Possible solution to mitigate this is to install Adblocker extensions and get rid of ads but what if I tell you there’s an ad blocker built right into Chrome deep inside? Well, it’s not straight forward one but if you want a quick “Ad-blocker”, it can get you covered.
August 27, 2019 — In this tweet, Freek Van der Herten explains how to process chunk of records from a model instead of loading all of them at a time which can help using less memory. Learn more about it in the article.
August 26, 2019 — As backend developers, to make our web application full proof we need to make sure our application is running as efficiently as possible all the time. Otherwise, everyone using your database will suffer from slow performance. API limiting, which is also known as rate limiting, is an essential component of Internet security, as DoS attacks can tank a server with unlimited API requests.
August 22, 2019 — In object oriented programming, there are two ways using which classes can achieve polymorphic behaviour: “Inheritance” & “Composition”.
August 13, 2019 — Some of the PHP’s core functions are designed in such a way that they do not handle exceptions in a better way. Instead, they just return
false if there’s any error. This makes developers to handle those error themselves. Take the example below.
August 7, 2019 — The inheritence tree in PHP quickly gets dirty if you’re using mix of
non-static methods into your classes and the inheritence is deeply nested. Take from example here.
August 3, 2019 — To understand, how dependency injection works in Laravel, let’s just get to know what dependency injection actually is, in software engineering.
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