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The latest Posts on learning Laravel, Alpine, Tailwind and Livewire.


How to Add a Dynamic Title and Description to the Head

This articles goes through adding variables into your layout component for the title and description.



How to Add a Sum Value to your View

If you have a list of items with a one-to-many relationship with a figure you want to sum, this is how to do it.



How to Show Existing Value in Dropdown

If you are editing an object and you have a dropdown you'll want to see what is the current value. Here's how.



How to Add a Column to an Existing Table

If you've already created your migration and want to add another column here's how.


Laravel ERROR

Error: Target class [myController] does not exist

If you're trying to use a route and you get this error message, here's how to fix it.


Currently Learning

PHP Package Development

I've just started as co-maintainer of the Astrotomic open source packages with help & support from Tom Witkowski.

To aid with that and to further my knowledge I'm currently doing the Beyond Code PHP Package Development course.

Laravel 8 from Scratch

The from Scratch courses at Laracasts are always excellent. I like to do them whenever a new one comes out in order to make sure I haven't missed anything new and also to remind myself of what I should be doing!


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