Built with Jigsaw – the Ultimate Showcase of Web Sites Built with Jigsaw

Built with Jigsaw is a gallery of websites made with Jigsaw, and includes helpful articles about using Jigsaw. Sites features include a link to the deployed website, and in some cases, the GitHub repo of the sites Jigsaw source code: Being able to view the source of Jigsaw projects is an excellent way to learn how developers are using the platform and pick up on their techniques for organizing templates and layouts: Check out builtwithjigsaw.com today!

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Laravel Eloquent Status Package

The Laravel Eloquent Status package by Rasmus Christoffer Nielsen is a package that helps you check the state and status of eloquent models without cluttering them. I am sure many of us have built something similar to the following example: lets say you have a post model with various statuses, such as draft, scheduled, and published.

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Laravel Breadcrumbs Package

Breadcrumbs are one of those things that I dont think about until I need them, and then I feel like I recreate a system for them in my application every time. Laravel Breadcrumbs is a package by Dave James Miller that makes adding breadcrumb navigation to your application (relatively) painless with a simple API: To render breadcrumbs, you can pick from the following templates that ship with the Laravel Breadcrumb package at the time of writing: Depending on which template you need, you configure it as a published configuration in config/breadcrumbs.php: And finally you render the breadcrumbs in your view:

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Laravel JSON – A Simple Wrapper Around JSON for Catching Errors

When we wrote PHP 7.3: A Look at JSON Error Handling, Jan stlund mentioned a package he wrote called Laravel JSON. Laravel JSON is a small package that makes encoding and decoding JSON a breeze with exceptions thrown on error immediately: A simple wrapper around json_encode() and json_decode() for catching any errors without executing json_last_error().

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Laravel Localization Package for Vue

Laravel Localization to Vue is a new package by Stefan Ninic that converts Laravel localization into a format consumable by JavaScript packages like Lang.js, which is a Laravel translator class in Javascript. The package will help you quickly transform Laravel translations into a format consumable by a Vue.js application.

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PHP in 2018

PHP in 2018 is a talk by PHP creator Rasmus Lerdorf, which focuses on new features in PHP 7.2 and 7.3. We have some exciting low-level performance wins coming to PHP 7.3, which should be out late 2018.

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