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


How to Add a Domain Name to a Digital Ocean Site

Here's a simple tutorial to add a domain name to your Digital Ocean app.



How to Set Up a Basic Site with Laravel Breeze

Laravel Breeze is a simple Laravel set up with authentication. Here's how to get a basic installation working locally.


Laravel TIP

How to Switch off User Registration

If you only need user registration to register one user and then want to switch it off, here's how.


Laravel TIP

Laravel Standard Routes

The list of routes automatically provided by using resource in your route.


Laravel TIP

Basic Controllers and Routing for Static Pages in Laravel

The simplest way to set up routing for static pages.


Laravel TIP

Example of Using Carbon for your Dates

How to use Carbon to show passed time e.g. edited 8 minutes ago.


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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