Laravel Love is a package by Anton Komarev that lets people express how they feel about content by liking and disliking Eloquent models. The package works by defining a liker model defined with a contract.
Right on the heels of our post about Laravel Love: Likes and Dislikes for Eloquent Models, a reader mentioned another similar package called Befriended: Eloquent Befriended brings social media-like features like following, blocking and filtering content based on following or blocked models. Laravel Befriended comes with scopes that manage filtering content that gives you easy control better what your user can see and cannot see.
Laravel 5.6.30 and Laravel 5.5.42 have both been released to fix a security issue and is recommended that all users upgrade as soon as possible. According to the upgrade docs: This vulnerability may only be exploited if your application encryption key (APP_KEY environment variable) has been accessed by a malicious user.
If you are not familiar with Jigsaw, its a static site generator for Laravel Developers by Tighten. Over the weekend Laravel News podcast host, Michael Dyrynda (@michaeldyrynda) shared a screencast about setting up Jigsaw on Netlify in about ten minutes.
Were thrilled to announce Laravel Nova, a beautifully designed administration panel for Laravel created by the Laravel team. The level of customization available in Nova is mind-blowing, and its quite intelligent out-of-the-box once you configure Nova resources for your application.