Archive for June, 2018

Puphpeteer: A Puppeteer bridge for PHP

PuPHPeteer by Johann Pardanaud is PHP bridge for Google Chromes Puppeteer headless chrome Node.js API. PuPHPeteer is based on another package by Johann called Rialto, which is a package to manage Node resources from PHP.

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GitHub Desktop Dark Mode

GitHub announced yesterday that the GitHub desktop applications latest version, v1.2.4, ships with a beta version of a dark theme. The dark theme changes the whole UI, including file browsing, UI controls, and the code window: The dark theme is considered in beta while getting further feedback and adjustments but you can access it from the stable release of GitHub desktop.

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Laravel 5.6.26 Released

Laravel 5.6.26 was released June 20th with allowing the passing of the recipient name in mail notifications; the table name is now passed to post-migration create hooks, array/collections are now allowed in Auth::attempt(), and more. First, two new Azure SQL connection lost messages were added to DetectsLostConnections.

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PHPConsole is a Programming and Live Coding Companion

PHPConsole is a neat Windows desktop application GUI for writing, reading, and executing PHP code by Josiah Ovye Yahaya. The main features of PHPConsole are: The app includes a local web server, which is perfect for aspiring developers trying to learn PHP: Using this app lowers the barrier of needing to worry about setting up PHP locally, and those learning PHP can experiment with the language quickly by executing code immediately and getting instant feedback.

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Ryan Dahl’s Node.js regrets lead to Deno

What might the Node.js server-side JavaScript runtime look like today if founder Ryan Dahl could build it all over again? With his Deno project, a secure TypeScript runtime built on the same Google V8 JavaScript engine as Node.js, we get an idea.

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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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