Count Models With the Laravel Visits Package

Laravel Visits is a package by Bader Almutairi for attaching counters to any model to track visits with tags. The main features this package provides, include the following: A model item can have many types of recorded visits (using tags). It’s not...

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New Outer Array Functions Coming to PHP 7.3

PHP 7.3 introduces two new array functions for working with the “outer” keys of an array. The RFC proposal included four new functions for both keys and values, but only the array key functions were accepted: array_key_first() (accepted)...

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MySpace and the Coding Legacy it Left Behind

For an entire generation, MySpace was a gateway to the addictive social networking platforms that are now a ubiquitous feature of our lives. And for many members of that same generation, MySpace was a gateway to another inescapable part of modern...

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Laravel Query Builder

Laravel Query Builder is a package by Alex Vanderbist and the folks at Spatie, to quickly build Eloquent queries from API requests. This package makes creating complex API queries with Laravel incredibly simple. While you may have already heard of this package...

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Laravel Query Detector

Laravel Query Detector is a package by Marcel Pociot, which detects N+1 queries. The package will automatically notify you of any N+1 issues when your application is in debug mode. We all run into the N+1 problem once in a while. Our latest @laravelphp package...

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Laravel Event Projector Released

Freek Van der Herten and the Spatie crew have been working on Laravel Event Projector, a package for event sourcing in Laravel. The first stable version (v1.0.0) is now live! You can install Event Projector in your project with composer, and thanks to...

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PHP 7 Multi-format Streaming Parser

PHP 7 Stream Parser is a package by Sergio Ródenas for PHP multi-format stream parsing. Using streams with a pull parser is more efficient in large documents than DOM loading. Here’s an example of how you might use the parser with a Laravel queue:...

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