Michael Dyrynda
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February 6th, 2017
If you've ever used Laravel's environment-specific configuration in your application and found it not working after caching the configuration, read on to find out why this is the case.
January 18th, 2017
Switching PHP versions when using Laravel Valet is simple with just two brew commands.
December 15th, 2016
Matt Stauffer has released far and away the most comprehensive and accurate book on Laravel development to date - and it shouldn't show its age over time, either!
September 2nd, 2016
The Laravel Certification Program was announced at the end of the Laracon EU 2016 conference and got me excited about the possibilities, but I've thought more about it since then. I'm not ent
July 24th, 2016
Have you ever seen your errors filling up with TokenMismatchException errors for routes that don't support POST, or just don't exist? Here's one way to handle the exception better.
June 20th, 2016
Adam Wathan has been a big proponent of Collection pipelines, so much so that he wrote a book on it, which I've had a chance to read (and think you should, too)
June 4th, 2016
Development often leads to adding debug logging to your application, but it's a pain to remove it all before deploying to production. Here's how to work around that.
May 22nd, 2016
Testing for JSON responses in Laravel is easy with seeJson, but testing validation errors requires a little bit more work.
May 3rd, 2016
If you've ever found yourself wondering how to implement cascading soft deletes with Laravel and Eloquent, I may have a solution for you.
March 5th, 2016
If you've ever been in the situation where you need to have components be aware of each other's state, Vue's custom event interface may be what you're after.
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Michael Dyrynda


I am a software developer specialising in PHP and the Laravel Framework, and a freelancer, blogger, and podcaster by night.

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