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May 31, 2024

Livewire VS Inertia

Written by Tony Lea - 2 minute read

When you start learning Laravel, you will also need to choose a stack that suits your needs and preferences. Livewire or Inertia? Both offer unique benefits and can change how you build your apps. If you find it tough to decide, worry not! I'm here t...

July 25, 2023

Laravel Volt

Written by Tony Lea - 4 minute read

Laravel Volt is a new package that was announced during Laracon 2023. Volt brings the power of single file Livewire components to Laravel and it works seamlessly with Folio. Similar to how React and Vue developers can write single-file components, La...

July 19, 2023

Laravel Folio

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

Laravel Folio is a page-based routing system introduced to Laravel at LaraconUS 2023. With Folio you can map a route to a specific file or folder, similar to the file-based routing systems found in frameworks like NextJS or NuxtJS. How it works Afte...

June 6, 2022

Column/Masonry layouts in TailwindCSS

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

Column layouts or masonry layouts allows you to align images and content in a grid view without additional whitespace. This layout used to be painful to implement in previous versions of CSS; however, thanks to grid columns this is now a breeze to ac...

May 5, 2022

Developer Tips on Becoming Your Own Boss

Written by Tony Lea - 5 minute read

I can pinpoint the moment I got excited about the possibility of becoming my own boss. I stumbled upon a magazine article (yep, magazine... which means it was a while ago). The article featured an interview with the guy who created the popular i can ...

April 18, 2022

Web3 Acronyms

Written by Tony Lea - 4 minute read

The awesome world of Web3 is fascinating; however, there are so many acronyms that it may have you scratch'n the ol'noggin a few times. In this post, I want to help you out by decoding 10 Popular Web3 Acronyms to help you along your journey 🕺 1. Web3...

April 8, 2022

Why Developers Love Solana

Written by Tony Lea - 2 minute read

If you're a developer, you should be excited about virtual currency. It's like living in a real-life Mario Bros game, collecting coins that have real value. {% giphy %} Unfortunately, there is so much to lea...

March 1, 2022

Laravel Origins Documentary

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

Tomorrow at (18:00CET), it's time to break out some popcorn 🍿 and get ready for an awesome story about Laravel. Showtime-zone listed below: 18:00 CET 12:00PM EST 09:00AM PST Checkout the awesome trailer below 🎥 {% youtube mH7cgoX3K0g %} This ...

February 24, 2022

Checking for valid HTML strings in Javascript

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

I had a scenario where I needed to validate an HTML string to make sure it is correctly structured. In this quick tutorial I will show you an example of how to check if an HTML string is valid using some simple javascript. 🤓 Quick Example Here is a q...

February 11, 2022

Sidecar for Laravel

Written by Tony Lea - 6 minute read

Sidecar is an awesome Laravel package that will allow you to run Lambda functions directly from your Laravel application. Meaning you can run Node, Python, Ruby, Java, Go, and many others through a Lambda function from inside Laravel. Truly Mind-blow...

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