You can now subscribe to Flare via SEPA Payments
The SEPA direct debit payment system is a uniform payment system used by the European Union and a few other countries like the United Kingdom, Iceland, Norway and more. It...
Mar 15th 2022

Improved Laravel Blade support in Statamic 3.3
Statamic 3.3 has added some additional improvements to their Blade templates support, which makes using Statamic together with Laravel's native Blade templates truly a joy to work with.
Mar 10th 2022

Code that breathes
Have you ever needed to maintain a project that wasn't yours? A project that, when you first opened it, gave you chills down your spine? Even without reading the code...
Mar 9th 2022

Mocking Browsershot for faster tests
Spatie's Browsershot is a wonderful package that uses puppeteer to render a web page to transform it into an image or PDF. Having this functionality covered by tests...
Mar 2nd 2022

Running PHPUnit tests in parallel using GitHub actions
One of our projects has a really large test suite that isn't optimised to run with Laravel's parallel testing. It was starting to take more than 15 minutes to have...
Mar 2nd 2022

Exploring Termwind Internals
In this stream on YouTube, Francisco Madeira, co-creator of Termwind, guides me through the source code of his amazing package to style content on the CLI
Feb 22nd 2022

Composable seeders in Laravel with callOnce
Laravel 9 is fresh out the door, and it contains a small contribution of mine: a new callOnce method for database seeders. It solves a problem with seeders I’ve...
Feb 22nd 2022

A CLI tool to monitor GitHub Actions
I'm proud to share that our team has launched a new CLI tool called GitHub Actions Watcher. Using this tool, you can monitor the results of all your...
Feb 21st 2022

A package to automatically discover routes in a Laravel app
I'm proud to announce that our team has released a new package called spatie/laravel-route-discovery. This package can be used to automatically discover and register routes by looking at your...
Feb 9th 2022

PHP in 2021 (video)
Back in December, I made this video looking back on PHP in 2021. You can watch it (make sure to like and subscribe if you liked it), or you...
Jan 24th 2022