Archive for September, 2018

Laravel Mail Viewer

Laravel Mail Viewer is a package by Harish Toshniwal that enables you to view all the mailables in your Laravel application in a single place. The Design and content team members often need access to the emails your app will be sending out to the users.

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Safe PHP – Built-In Functions Rewritten to Throw Exceptions

In the project Safe PHP by David Ngrier, all PHP functions that return false are rewritten to throw exceptions instead. The readme describes the problem with functions returning false before exception handling came to PHP: Most PHP core functions have been written before exception handling was added to the language.

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Sublime Merge

The folks at Sublime Text surprised us (well at least me) today with a new app called Sublime Mergea git client from the makers of Sublime Text. After typing git add -p in the terminal one too many times, I thought to myself: weve got some pretty great tech in Sublime Text.

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Laravel ImageUp

Laravel ImageUp is a package by Mohd. Saqueib Ansari which provides auto Image uploads, resizing, and cropping for Laravel Eloquent models using the Intervention image package.

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Datantify: Find Companies and B2B contacts

Datantify is a solution to build contact lists (phone, mail or address data) from many industries & countries with verified data, and all this powered by Vue. Currently, it contains more than 180 countries and 3500 categories with high-quality data of companies developed by innovative big-data solutions which allow the user to get the complete information about the industries directly from their websites.

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Laravel Health Panel

The Laravel Health Panel by Antonio Ribeiro is a package for Laravel that checks if the applications resources are running as expected. Health Panel ships with an enormous number of built-in checkers ranging from things like checking that configuration are cached, to DocuSign.

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Announcing Docker for PHP Developers Video Course

Since the release of his book in January, Laravel News writer Paul Redmond, has been working on a Docker for PHP Developers video course, a hands-on, tutorial style book + videos on using Docker and PHP in development. Today, the Docker for PHP Developers video course is available for purchase!

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PHP 7.3’s First Release Candidate is Here

PHP 7.3 is inching closer to general release (planned for December), with todays announcement of the first PHP 7.3 release candidate: The PHP team is glad to announce the release of the next PHP 7.3.0 pre-release, PHP 7.3.0RC1. The rough outline of the PHP 7.3 release cycle is specified in the PHP Wiki: https://wiki.php.net/todo/php73 Heres the remaining timeline leading up to the general release of PHP 7.3: Along with the new release candidate, releases for all minor versions of PHP 7 are available as of September 13th.

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Visual Studio Code Adds a GitHub Pull Request Extension

The Visual Studio Code team, in collaboration with GitHub, released a public preview of a new extension: GitHub Pull Requests. This extension allows you to review and manage GitHub pull requests directly in Visual Studio Code, including the following features: The extension is available in Visual Studio Code v1.27.0 or higher.

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