Laravel Middleware: Put in Routes, Controller, or Elsewhere? (4 Options)
If you have a Middleware, where you should use it: in the Routes file or in the Controller? Here are the FOUR options.
Everything you need to learn about Cache in Laravel
Within Laravel applications, the cache is the act of transparently storing data for future use in an attempt to make applications run faster.
Increase performance by using Eloquent's `setRelation` method
While working on the upcoming Oh Dear redesign, I noticed that list that displays all sites of a team was very slow. To display that list, a lot of queries were used. With a couple of minor adjustments, I could reduce the number of queries...
Generating a secure encryption key for a custom Eloquent model cast
Yesterday, I posted a tip on Twitter about using a custom Eloquent attribute cast to handle encryption. Doing this, allows you to use a custom key per model, which can increase the security of your...
Laravel's `Illuminate\Support\Macroable` trait allows you extend classes at runtime with custom methods.
If you have some experience using databases, it is very likely you have used joins at least once in your career. Joins can be used for a bunch of different reasons, from selecting data from other tables to limiting the matches of your query.
Using Request Factories for Gorgeous Feature Tests
Request Factories make testing requests in Laravel even more enjoyable. Let's check them out and see what's possible!
The internet is full of lies about whether Laravel can scale. Here's the truth.