Tag: Laravel

  • Bootstrap 3 and Webpack

    My time spent learning Laravel recently has forced me to take a look at webpack. Laravel uses webpack as the frontend tool of choice for compiling javascript and css files. Laravel ships with an abstraction on top of the tool called Laravel Mix that takes care of some of the configuration and makes the process […]

  • Laravel API Authentication Middleware

    Laravel 5.6 has a native API authentication middleware as an alternative to Passport (https://laravel.com/docs/5.6/passport). If you are not running an up-to-date version of PHP on your servers however, you are going to have some difficulties using Password (as I learned the hard way). After doing some digging I ran across an article for versions 5.2 […]

  • Logging Email with Laravel

    Laravel provides the Mail facadeĀ (as of version 5.6) which acts as a wrapper around the PHP email library Swift Mailer. Any application that sends emails needs to have logging for send events. No one wants to go wading through Linux sendmail logs or bothering sysadmins to go through Exchange logs. Swift Mailer provides a couple […]