Useful Community Articles

Useful articles from the programming community.

Alpine Blade Livewire Laravel Tailwind

Laravel Batches and real-time progress with Livewire

Learn how to process incoming files using job batches, Laravel Echo, Laravel Livewire, Pusher, all in real time with a surprise ending.

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Why we need multi-line short closures in PHP

PHP 8.1 is already taking shape quite well, yet there's one feature I'd love to see added, that's still being discussed: multi-line short closures.

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Laravel PHP

Defining Default Password Validation Rules in Laravel

In Laravel 8.43, the Password Validation Rule Object now supports the ability to define default password rules you can use across your application.

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A package to watch for file system changes in PHP

The Spatie team has released a new package called file-system-watcher. As the name implies, this package can watch changes in the file system and let you act on those changes.

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PHP Laravel

Find N+1 problems instantly by disabling lazy loading

In the next release of Laravel 8, you can strictly disable lazy loading entirely, resulting in an exception.

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Laravel PHP Eloquent Database

Laravel one-of-many relationships

This pull request to the Laravel framework provides a solution for creating one-to-one relations that are a partial relation of a one-to-many relation.

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DOM Events Visualizer

Learn about the DOM Event system through exploration.

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Setup Umami self-hosted analytics using Laravel Forge

Umami is a simple, fast, website analytics alternative to Google Analytics.

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Laravel PHP

Laravel Octane v1.0 is Here

The Laravel team has been hard at work on Laravel Octane, a tool to supercharge your Laravel application's performance. After releasing the beta in April, Octane has released a stable 1.0 version!

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Tailwind Configuration Viewer

Tailwind Config Viewer is a local UI tool for visualizing your Tailwind CSS configuration file.

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Laravel PHP Tailwind

Simple Automatic Upgrades for Tailwind CSS with Shift

On Monday Shift officially released Tailwind Shifts for upgrading Tailwind projects all the way back to Tailwind 0.x.

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PHP Laravel

Develop faster by adding a dev routes file in a Laravel app

Freek teaches us how to add development-only routes to your application to quickly preview e-mail templates or fire notifications.

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Useful Community Packages

Community Package

Laravel Maps

This package allows you to easily use leaflet.js or google maps to create a map in your laravel project.

Community Package

Short URL

A Laravel package that can be used for adding shortened URLs to your existing web app.

Community Package

Laravel Microscope

Find Bugs Before They Bite

Community Package

Laravel GitHub

PHP GitHub API bridge for Laravel.

Community Package 1.3.2

Laravel Web Logs

A simple web interface for laravel/lumen file-based logs.

Community Package v0.4.0

Missing Livewire Assertions

This package adds some nice new Livewire assertions which I was missing while testing my applications using Livewire.

Community Package 2.4.1

Monitor scheduled tasks in a Laravel app

This package will monitor your Laravel schedule. It will write an entry to a log table in the db each time a schedule tasks starts, end, fails or is skipped. Using the list command you can check when the scheduled tasks have been executed.

Community Package v1.0.6

Laravel Octane

Laravel Octane supercharges your application's performance by serving your application using high-powered application servers, including Swoole and RoadRunner. Octane boots your application once, keeps it in memory, and then feeds it requests at supersonic speeds.

Community Package

Pretty Routes

Display your Laravel routes in the console, but make it pretty.

Community Package


Laratraits is a Laravel package containing useful traits and some classes to use along your Models, Controllers, Service Providers and what not. Take a look!

Community Template

Spatie Package Skeleton

A skeleton repository for Spatie's PHP Packages

Community Package 2.4.0

Eloquent Power Joins

The Laravel magic you know, now applied to joins.