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April 25, 2021

Alpine JS v3

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

Alpine version 3.0 will be coming soon! There is going to be an Alpine Day online event where the creator, Caleb Porzio, will be talking about some new things coming to Alpine as well as pushing the new version live! In this quick post, you can learn...

April 23, 2021

Creating a SaaS in 2021

Written by Tony Lea - 4 minute read

Many developers have dreams of creating their own profitable Software as a Service. Mainly because it provides you with the freedom to work on the things you are super passionate about. It's also a good feeling to make money working on your own stuff...

April 2, 2021

Extracting TailwindCSS from HTML

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

I've recently run into a scenario where I want to design a one-off page using TailwindCSS with the CDN link; however, including the CDN link would mean that my page load is a heavy 3MB 🙁. Instead of installing Tailwind with one of the recommended ins...

March 31, 2021

Livewire Components in a Different Directory

Written by Tony Lea - 2 minute read

When creating a new Livewire component they will be placed in the same directory. But, there may be some instances where you want to place those Component Controllers and views in a separate location. In this short tutorial I will show you how to do ...

March 17, 2021

FIFO vs LIFO in programming

Written by Tony Lea - 2 minute read

I've recently been doing some research on FIFO (first-in, first-out) and LIFO (last-in, first-out) organization. I learned this simple concept back in college; however, I still got a little confused every time I recalled this data-structure organizat...

March 11, 2021

Using Ace Editor with Livewire

Written by Tony Lea - 4 minute read

Using the Ace Editor, we can easily add a code editor inside of any application built with Laravel and Livewire. Here is a quick example of what we'll be creating in this tutorial. Let's start off from the very beginning and create a new Laravel Liv...

March 10, 2021

TailwindCSS Hidden Gems 💎

Written by Tony Lea - 5 minute read

If you are new to TailwindCSS, you're probably familiarizing yourself with some of the utility classes and starting to build some awesome stuff. 😉 As you learn about this awesome framework, there may be a few utility classes that you skimmed over. In...

March 8, 2021

How to drag an element using javascript

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

While building out a new image generator, I needed a way to drag and move HTML elements inside of another element. Take a look at what I was building below: This is actually the new Post Image Generator that you can use here on the DevDojo to genera...

March 3, 2021

My first Reaction of React

Written by Tony Lea - 4 minute read

In this tutorial, I want to show you the basics of how a React application works. I also wanted the chance to try it out myself 🤓. I consider myself more of a PHP/Laravel/VueJS developer; however, I thought I would give React a try and let you know m...

March 2, 2021

One second to read GitHub code with VS Code

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

Github1s is an awesome project that allows you to open up any Github repo in VS Code directly in your browser. Give it a try You don't even need to install anything to give this a try. Want to read the Laravel repo in VSCode in 1 second? Visit this U...

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