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 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.
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 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.
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.
In this multi-part series, well be documenting the process of building and maintaining an open-source package for Laravel. We will cover everything from bootstrapping the package to dealing with your first issues and pull requests and as much as we possibly can in between.
Larastan is a static analysis command-line tool by Nuno Maduro built on top of PHPStan and focuses on finding errors in your Laravel code before running it. If youve ever used PhpStorm, youve probably experienced static analysis of your PHP code both in realtime and within code inspections.