Laravel: Simple Method for Modules

In my day job, I maintain a fairly large-ish Laravel application. It started out as a few separate vanilla PHP web apps, which I consolidated onto Laravel 4, then upgraded to Laravel 5. I’ve added a few new apps to the suite as business needs arose. In the Laravel 4 version, I used creolab/laravel-modules to, […]

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Laravel, Composer and Optimize

So I write these little tech snippets mostly as a personal journal for my future self. Anyway, got caught again at work by a weird situation where dev and test/prod environments differed. Well, not really, but kind of. What? I deployed our main app last month after upgrading it to Laravel 5 and all seemed […]

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Automated Testing with Codeception

I gave a little presentation at work the other day on using automated testing in my Laravel project using Codeception. Here’s a screencast. The audio is a little low, so there’s a basic transcript below the video. Enjoy. ========================================== Transcript… ========================================== [chrome: show feature request in jira] so here’s a little example of writing an […]

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