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Alpine Snippets Tailwind

Snippet 5: Creating a simple, but cool delete button with Alpine.js and TailwindCSS

Sometimes ideas pop into my head that I don't immediately need, but I think are a good exercise. So I carve out 15 minutes of my day to code an example to learn and save to my library of components for future use.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

2 min read
88,724 views

Laravel Livewire Blade Alpine

Creating a Filepond component using Blade, Livewire, & Alpine.js. Then validating & storing with Spatie Media Library

Let's create a Blade component that uses the Filepond library with Alpine.js, sends it to the server with Livewire, and saves it with Spatie Media Library.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

15 min read
31,081 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
25,241 views

Laravel Validation

Nullable vs. Sometimes

The more fields you are validating, the more chance you don't actually need all of them to process what you're doing.

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Anthony Rappa

2 min read
20,373 views

Tailwind Alpine Series: Tailwind CSS Dark Mode

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
16,903 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
15,977 views

Laravel Snippets Series: 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.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

2 min read
15,408 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
12,885 views

Laravel Livewire

Version 2 of Laravel Livewire Tables Released!

After more than 5 months and hundreds and hundreds of hours of work, version 2 of Laravel Livewire Tables is finally a stable release.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

3 min read
12,193 views

Inertia JS Laravel Svelte Tailwind

Creating a Laravel 10 Application using Inertia JS, Svelte, and Tailwind CSS

I've been trying to branch out and try new things. Inertia and Svelte were on my list but the documentation didn't get me up and running. Here's how I solved my problems.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

4 min read
12,010 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
11,142 views

Alpine Laravel Livewire

Livewire Tables 1.0

New features + Tailwind CSS support, multi column sorting, definable filters, bulk actions, and more.

Anthony Rappa Anthony Rappa

Anthony Rappa

1 min read
11,133 views