File watching with chokidar
File watchers are powerful tools. We take them for granted because they’re often baked in, like Webpack rebuilding when you save a file. Sometimes I’m in an environment without auto-reloading...
Apr 16th 2021 sebastiandedeyne.com

Self-hosting Google Fonts
I haven’t used Google Fonts in production for a long time. I use the service for development, and strip out all references to Google before going live. I do this...
Apr 15th 2021 sebastiandedeyne.com

Self-hosting Google Fonts
I haven’t used Google Fonts in production for a long time. I use the service for development, and strip out all references to Google before going live. I do this...
Apr 15th 2021 sebastiandedeyne.com

PHP in 2021
Once a year, I look back at the recent developments in the PHP world, and also look forward to what's to come. And just like in 2020 and
Apr 15th 2021 stitcher.io

A lightweight Laravel package to track changes over time
I'm proud to announce that our team has released a new package called spatie/laravel-stats. This package is a lightweight solution for summarizing changes in your database over time. Tracking...
Apr 14th 2021 freek.dev

Laravel resource links two years later
The package provided some helper functions you could use within your Laravel Resources to add urls to parts of your application. For example, let's say we have a UserController and...
Apr 14th 2021 rubenvanassche.com

What's new in PHP 8.1
PHP 8.1 is currently in active development and will be released on November 25, 2021. Keep in mind that this date can still change if the core team,...
Apr 14th 2021 stitcher.io

Fibers with a grain of salt
Do you prefer to listen? I've created an audio version of this post. You can listen on YouTube or by subscribing to my podcast feed on...
Apr 12th 2021 stitcher.io

Starting with event sourcing
For many developers, event sourcing is a magical beast that's used to build extremely complex, often distributed projects. And there's good reason for that: event sourcing is a pattern that...
Apr 9th 2021 stitcher.io

Lessons from Atomic Habits
Last year, I read Atomic Habits by James Clear. I first heard of James Clear during Justin Jackson’s Laracon 2019 talk in New York, when he quoted: ...
Apr 8th 2021 sebastiandedeyne.com