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Alpine Tailwind

Extending Tailwind CSS dark mode to use system preference

In a previous article, I showed you how to use Tailwind CSS to enable a dark theme on your application. Let's take it one step further and have it prioritize the user's system theme settings first.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

3 min read
546 views

Laravel

Introducing Laravel Authentication Log

Laravel Authentication Log is a package which tracks your user's authentication information such as login/logout time, IP, Browser, Location, etc. as well as sends out notifications via mail, slack, or sms for new devices and failed logins.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

1 min read
1,741 views

Tailwind Alpine

Enabling dark mode in Tailwind CSS

I had never implemented dark mode in Tailwind before, but it was such a breeze I decided to make it even easier for you.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

5 min read
1,465 views

Laravel Eloquent

Refactoring with Laravel's new whereRelation methods

Prior to this simple PR, we needed verbose closures to do simple queries on relationships. Now it can be done on one line with these simple helpers.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

1 min read
2,325 views

Laravel Snippets

15 Random Laravel Snippets & Methods, Part 2

I write code blocks down that I know I won't use often and will forget about. Every so often I go through them to refresh my memory.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

2 min read
2,506 views

Laravel Eloquent

Pruning Laravel Models

In the latest version of Laravel 8, Eloquent models now come with a Prunable and MassPrunable trait to automatically delete models based on criteria.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

1 min read
923 views

Alpine Tailwind Laravel Livewire

Introducing Laravel Quizzes

I've been working on a small side project the last couple of weeks turning the Laravel Documentation into a suite of quizzlets for everyone to use without any accounts.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

1 min read
888 views

Laravel Livewire Alpine

What's new in Livewire Tables

I've been busy on open source lately, come see what new features I've added to Livewire Tables.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

2 min read
3,679 views

Laravel Snippets

Snippet 4: How I autoload my helper functions

I used to just load a helpers.php file in composer.json like everyone else, however the last couple years I have taken a more organizational approach.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

2 min read
2,302 views

Blade Laravel

Working with @blade $loops

Everyone knows about looping data in Blade files, but have you seen these lesser known features?

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

2 min read
1,616 views

Alpine Livewire Laravel Javascript Blade

Embracing the love between Livewire and Alpine

Building with new tools is hard, especially when it goes against what you've learned about the client and server in the past. Livewire and Alpine are built for each other and here's how you make the most of that relationship.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

8 min read
4,100 views

Laravel Livewire

Building a like button component with Laravel Livewire

Follow along as I create a reusable like button in Laravel Livewire that restricts clicks per IP address.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

6 min read
2,369 views