Building a simple blog with Laravel 5.5 and Vue

I havent really found any tutorial that would handle a real world example of building a simple little CMS in Laravel, with an API that is consumed by some Vue components, so I decided to write up this multipart tutorial on how I would approach something like this. First of all, you need to have […]

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Laravel 5.5 On Shared Hosting

I already wrote on how to deploy a Laravel 4 app on a shared server that doesn’t allow the structure that requires a public folder, and the rest of the application outside that folder. Let’s not get into reasons why you can’t pick a better hosting provider, sometimes you just have no choice 😉 Since […]

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Welcome to the new site

It’s been a while since the site has been updated so I figured it was time. Nothing to fancy, just your simple blog along with all the recent and past projects, and some photography.

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Modules in Laravel 4

I previously published a simple tutorial post on taking the modular approach to building your applications in Laravel 4, but since then I needed a solution that I could use easily on different projects, so this was a no brainer, and I built a composer package for this purpose. It’s located at: https://github.com/creolab/laravel-modules You can […]

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Image manipulation in Laravel 4 with Imagine

Laravel 4 already uses many 3rd party packages provided by the community, so there’s really no reason to rewrite things if they are already good enough. I’ve been using the Imagine library for quite some time now, and it served me very well. So in this short tutorial I wanted to share the way I […]

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How to use Composer packages in WordPress

I recently had the need to use a couple of Composer packages in a WordPress project (Carbon, Calendr, Illuminate Support…). This is actually really easy to achieve. First of all you’re gonna need to setup your composer.json file with all the dependencies. Feel free to go wild and use whatever you want 🙂 Since Composer […]

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Removing the /public segment in a Laravel 4 app

A new version of the article is here, if you’re using Laravel 5. Laravel 4 requires you to put your app code one level higher than the web root, and this causes problems for some developers that are stuck on shared hosting and that doesn’t allow a setup like this. It’s actually really easy to […]

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