Posts Tagged ‘package’
Larametrics is an open-source self-hosted metrics and notifications platform for Laravel apps created by Andrew Schmelyun. Its simple to get started and only takes a few minutes to get started.
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.
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.
I think most of us that have worked with Laravel for a while are very familiar with the package installation process: add the package via composer, register the service provider, publish the config file, update the environment file, hopefully you remember to update .env.example, and after all of that you hope that you didnt miss a step. This often involved copying and pasting from a README and bouncing back and forth between your editor and a browser.
Laravel Console Task is a package by Nuno Maduro that allows you to perform tasks and to output the results to the console. For example, lets say your package comes with a console command that checks for certain requirements to validate that the installation is compatible with your PHP environment: As seen in the above example, the macro returns the result of the closure, which means you can capture the result in a variable if you need to reference the outcome later in your console.
Log Fake is a drop-in fake logger for testing with the Laravel framework by Tim MacDonald (@timacdonald). The Log fake package gives you the ability to fake the logger in your application, including the ability to make assertions against channels and stacks introduced in Laravel 5.6.