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Laravel 5.7.12 Released

The latest Laravel 5.7 release, 5.7.12, is here with new additions, changes, and bugfixes: First, the CacheManager class has a new forgetDriver() method that allows you to drop a connection already opened by the cache manager. This feature allows you to force a connection to reconnect or you change config options and want to create the connection again.

Laravel Tag Helper

Laravel Tag Helper is a package by Marcel Pociot for adding powerful HTML tag helpers to your Laravel application. As a quick example of what this package can do, it ships with a few helpers out of the box.

What’s new in the Node.js 11 JavaScript runtime

Node.js Version 11 is now the current release line for the server-side JavaScript environment; it will be supported for six months. Node.js 10, whose first version was released in April 2018, is set to become the Long-Term Service (LTS) release on October 30, 2018, meaning it will generally be supported for 30 months.

Laravel Form Builder

Laravel Form Builder is a package by Kristijan Husak that incorporates an API similar to Symfonys form builder for Laravel 5 applications. Form builder for Laravel 5 inspired by Symfonys form builder.

Laravel 5.7.10 Released

The Laravel team shipped Laravel 5.7.10 yesterday with a handful of new features, fixes, and changes: First up, is the ability to load relationship counts on an Eloquent collection. Before this feature, you could only load relationships, but now you can call loadCount() to get counts for all relations.

Lighthouse GraphQL Server for Laravel

Lighthouse is a PHP package that allows you to serve a GraphQL endpoint from your Laravel application. It aims to reduce boilerplate code around creating a schema and integrates well with your existing Laravel application.

Laravel Telescope Beta Now Available

The first beta release of Laravel Telescope is now out and available for everyone. If you are not familiar with Telescope here is the quick overview: Laravel Telescope is an elegant debug assistant for the Laravel framework.