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James Mills > Laravel

Laravel & DataDog Timeseries Metric data using their API via TCP

We recently started to trial some of the DataDog services for a recent project I have been working on. One of the things that jumped out at me was the ability to use one account for many services. Monitoring, uptime, API testing, application profiling, live dashboards…. the list goes on. The setup is simple, you […]

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Adding a helpers file in Laravel

Every now and then you will probably find yourself in the need to use a custom function in your Laravel application. I cannot think of one project which I have worked on where I haven’t needed to add a quick and easy custom function. Our controllers don’t contain actions outside of the 7 resource actions […]

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How to return JSON from Laravel Form Request validation errors

UPDATE 10th June 2019 : I posted this article on LaravelUK Slack channel and David T gave me some valuable feedback. You can force Laravel to always return only JSON by specifying the Accept header However, there may be instances where you want to force it regardless and the below article demonstrates how to do […]

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Favourite Laravel packages I always install

I thought it might be helpful for me to share a handful of packages which I find myself installing whenever I start a new Laravel application. Let me know if there are any missing! Laravel Debug bar barryvdh/laravel-debugbar (Github / Packagist) Probably the first package I install in every Laravel project is the laravel Debug […]

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Laravel Eloquent relationship query

I am working on a tool at the moment which is built on top of Codebase. I am going to blog later in more detail about this tool. For now, I want to touch on a specific Laravel issue I had yesterday. We also use TeamWeek to plan on a more top level. TeamWeek enables us to […]

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Laravel Envoyer & FreeBSD mv: illegal option — T

UPDATE Originally Taylor tried to ‘lookup’ the operating system you were using and then use the correct command. Unfortunately, this broke things for other users so he had to roll it back. So he has now included a config option I have been meaning to try Laravel Envoyer for some time now. At work we have a […]

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