How to test uploading and returning files in Laravel

Last week we looked at creating temporary urls to allow API clients to get uploaded files without exposing those files to the public internet (Returning secure files from an API with temporary URLs).

Uploading and returning files is a very common

Easier Date/Time in Laravel and PHP with Carbon (+ Steam Card Giveaway)

Working with date and time in PHP is not the easiest or most clear of tasks. We have to deal with strtotime, formatting issues, lots of calculations, and more.

The nifty package called Carbon can help make dealing with date/time in PHP much easier

About Laravel 5 Cookbook

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If you're looking for a book that can help you to build amazing web applications, this is the book for you! Aimed at people who have some experience with Laravel, this cookbook has your back!

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Choosing an HTTP Status Code — Stop Making It Hard

What could be simpler than returning HTTP status codes? Did the page render? Great, return 200. Does the page not exist? That’s a 404. Do I want to redirect the user to another page? 302, or maybe 301.

> I like to imagine that HTTP status

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Dependent Dropdown List with Jquery in Laravel 5.1

In this tutorial, we are going to do a simple, straightforward dependent dropdown list using jQuery and Laravel 5.1. This tutorial is oriented toward beginners, so there will be a lot of granular detail, gists are provided for views. Intermediate pro

Installing a Laravel project in WAMPSERVER/Windows system

Since Laravel has become an outstanding framework now-a-days, most of the developers are trying to switch to this awesome framework. I t

How to deploy your first Laravel 5 application on Heroku

Heroku is one of the most popular Cloud Platform now-a-d