February 12, 2021 — Yes! this is the strategy I have been following for my blog for quite some time now. It has helped me publish articles frequently and it has suited my schedule quite well.
February 10, 2021 — PHP’s documentation is a goldmine of little but helpful things which is when explored can help improve your code. But this kind of thing tends to get overlooked easily.
February 7, 2021 — The fluent string operations were introduced back in the release of Laravel 7 which offered a more object-oriented, fluent string manipulation library built on top of
Illuminate\Support\Str functions. To use this fluent API, you’d need to use the
Illuminate\Support\Str::of method which creates a fluent
February 7, 2021 — Enums or enumerations or enumerator types are those little data structures that can be used to define a set of named values. More like constants. For instance, a contract status which can be “permanent”, “temp”, or “apprentice”. Or a order status that can be “ordered”, “dispatched”, “shipped” etc.
January 28, 2021 — The spread operator in PHP is getting more awesome in PHP 8.1! So, to give you a primer, with the release of PHP 7.4, it got possible to merge multiple arrays by unpacking arrays into another array using the spread operator.
January 25, 2021 — How many times did it happen to you that you mistyped a Git command and curse yourself every time you do it? I did. Many times. It’s annoying!
January 24, 2021 — There are certain operations that can have a high probability of failure. For instance, sending a request to a third-party API. You’re not sure whether it will work every time flawlessly because it’s not in your control. If the API endpoint you’re hitting is not responding, you might end up with an exception straight away.
January 21, 2021 — With the latest release minor of Laravel, i.e. v8.23.0, a really interesting method has been introduced in Laravel’s query builder for situation where you want to get the only record for the matching criteria. But if there are more records for this criteria, there should be some sort of exception.
January 19, 2021 — While working on your codebase, be it developing features for your application or fixing bugs, we all tend to get a little bit demotivated sometimes in the middle of those sessions. Because after all, we are all humans and we all need some kind of inspiration every now and then.
January 18, 2021 — When you are using Laravel queues, you might bump into the situation where you want to prevent overlapping of jobs that handles sensitive information. This could be to provide data integrity of important information such as the user’s wallet balance.
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