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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.

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Anthony Rappa

1 min read
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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.

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Anthony Rappa

1 min read
2,576 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
7,784 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.

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Anthony Rappa

2 min read
3,643 views

Blade Laravel

Working with @blade $loops

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

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Anthony Rappa

2 min read
9,286 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
13,460 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
7,459 views

Laravel Snippets

15 Random Laravel Snippets & Methods

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.

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Anthony Rappa

2 min read
11,981 views

Laravel Snippets

Snippet 3: Making the logged in user available to all views using view composers

Learn how to use view composers to share small pieces of data across multiple views instead of passing them through many controllers.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

1 min read
1,077 views

Snippets Laravel

Snippet 2: Adding a UUID Trait to auto-populate uuid columns on model create

If you ever have the need for a UUID column on your models, you may as well use a trait to populate them in case you need the same functionality on other models in the future.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

1 min read
1,274 views

Snippets Laravel

Snippet 1: Using Laravel's ConfirmableTrait in commands

Did you know you can easily add the production consoles messages you get with Laravel's migrate and seed to your own commands?

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

1 min read
1,062 views

Alpine Blade Laravel

Building a Constrained Textarea using Alpine.js

Let's build a textarea with a max limit and a character countdown using Blade components and Alpine.js

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

3 min read
4,724 views