All posts by Hamza Ali

Web Developer, Graphics Designer, and a writing enthusiast.

observer in laravel

Using Laravel Model Observers

Laravel Model Observers is a great feature. Observers are used to group event listeners for a model. Observers classes method names refer to the Eloquent event you want to listen for. These methods receive the model as their only argument....

/ February 19, 2018

Laravel 5.5 and Dropzone.js: Uploading Images with removal links

Dropzone is the most popular, free and open source library that provides drag and drop file uploads with image previews. In this tutorial, we will be using dropzone in our Laravel project to upload files. Furthermore, we will be writing some...

/ February 14, 2018
Top Vue frameworks

Top 10+ Best Vue.js Frameworks

Vue.js is a progressive JavaScript framework that focuses on building user interfaces. It is available as open source. It is a very small lightweight and blazing fast compared to other very popular frameworks such as AngularJS and React. It is...

/ February 9, 2018
Laravel 5.6 dynamic rate limiting

Laravel 5.6 Dynamic Rate Limiting

Starting from Laravel 5.6, you can use dynamic rate limiting to specify maximum number of requests based on the attribute of the authenticated User model. When specifying a rate limit on a group of routes in previous versions of Laravel, you had...

/ February 4, 2018
Laravel 5.6 collision package

Laravel 5.6 adds collision package for command line error reporting

Collision created and maintained by nunomaduro is an error handler package for PHP command line applications. Starting with Laravel 5.6, applications will contain a dev composer dependency for Collision package. This package gives you beautiful error reporting when interacting with your Laravel...

/ February 1, 2018
php artisan optimize

Laravel 5.6 Removed Artisan Optimize Command

php artisan optimize command was deprecated in Laravel 5.5. Now, after the official release of Laravel 5.6, it is removed. In Laravel 5.5, use of optimize command in the post-install-cmd and post-update-cmd scripts was no longer available. Now with Laravel 5.6, you cannot use...

/ January 30, 2018
Blade directives in laravel 5.6

Laravel 5.6 Two new blade directives

Laravel 5.6 will include two new blade directives. One for adding cross-site request forgery (CSRF) token in your forms and the other for defining form method. In Laravel 5.5 and below, you do the following at the top of the forms...

/ January 29, 2018
Argon2i Laravel support

Laravel 5.6 will support Argon2i Password Hashing Algorithm

In 2013, Password Hashing Competition was announced to select one or more password hash functions that can be recognized as a recommended standard. On July, 2015 Argon2 was selected as the winner of Password Hashing Competition. This hashing algorithm was designed...

/ January 29, 2018
Installing Homestead on Windows

Installing Laravel Homestead on Windows step by step procedure with explanation

Laravel Homestead is an official, pre-packaged Vagrant box that allows you to develop amazing applications without installing prerequisites such as PHP, a web server and other development software on your machine. Homestead runs on Windows, Mac or Linux environments. It...

/ January 22, 2018
Laravel 5.4 specified key was too long error

Laravel 5.4: Specified key was too long error

Laravel 5.4 and higher uses utf8mb4 character set by default, which also includes support for storing emojis. It only affects new applications and as long as you are running MySQL higher than 5.7.7 release or MariaDB higher than 10.2.2 release. If you are...

/ January 12, 2018