A package to integrate HelpSpace in your Laravel app
I'm happy to announce that we've released another new package: spatie/laravel-help-space. This one makes it easy to populate a custom sidebar in HelpSpace with the data from your...
Jan 27th 2023 freek.dev

A package to automatically copy deleted records to a separate table
We've released a new package called spatie/laravel-deleted-models. When deleting a model, this package will copy over its attributes to a table called deleted_models. You can view this package as...
Jan 16th 2023 freek.dev

How to test Laravel's invokable rules
Laravel 9 introduced a new way to create custom validation rules: invokable rules. It allows you to write a custom validation rule with only one method: __invoke. Here's...
Jan 15th 2023 freek.dev

How to improve initial page load time by deferring rendering Livewire components
Livewire is an amazing piece of technology. It is extensively used in two products I work on: Oh Dear and Mailcoach Cloud. In this post, I'd like to...
Dec 29th 2022 freek.dev

You can now add custom attributes to subscribers
You can now add custom attributes to subscribers
Dec 21st 2022 mailcoach.app

Create the perfect newsletter using conditional content
We're proud to announce that you can now use conditional content when creating a newsletter/
Dec 21st 2022 mailcoach.app

A recap of 2022
Like previous years, I'd like to take some time to look back on the things I did the past 12 months. On a personal level...
Dec 16th 2022 freek.dev

Moving from Revue to Mailcoach
The Twitter Revue newsletter service will shut down soon. Luckily you can easily move your audience over to Mailcoach.
Dec 15th 2022 mailcoach.app

You can now use Mailcoach without an external account
Getting started with Mailcoach now becomes much more easy.
Dec 15th 2022 mailcoach.app

A package to run Google Lighthouse using PHP
Google Lighthouse is an open-source, automated tool for improving the quality of web pages. It has audits for performance, accessibility, progressive web apps, SEO, and more. Our newest package,...
Dec 14th 2022 freek.dev