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October 13, 2020

Sharing State Between Livewire & Alpine

Written by Tony Lea - 2 minute read

Laravel Livewire 2.0 was released a couple of months ago with some really cool features 🙌. One of which is the ability to share variable data between Livewire and Alpine! This is a really cool feature because it's as if your PHP variables can now be ...

October 6, 2020

Livewire Events

Written by Tony Lea - 2 minute read

Laravel Livewire simplifies so many aspects of building out your Laravel application. Livewire makes it easy to send data from the client to the server and from the server back to the client. It's kind of like Ajax and Laravel hooked up 💖 to create L...

September 21, 2020

The ls command

Written by Tony Lea - 4 minute read

You are probably familiar with the ls command, but do you know how to use all the different options? In this interactive tutorial, you will learn the different ways to use the following command: $ ls [options] [file|dir] Interactive Guide There is a...

September 16, 2020

TailwindCSS Gradients

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

As of Tailwind 1.7, you can create gradients without a single line of CSS 🎨. In this tutorial, I'll show you how easy it is to add gradients to your designs using Tailwind. Each gradient will typically have a few colors. It will have a start color an...

September 12, 2020

Digital Ocean's New App Platform

Written by Tony Lea - 2 minute read

Digital Ocean will soon be releasing a cool new Application Platform that will allow you to build, deploy, manage, and scale apps easier than ever before! If you already thought deploying apps with Digital Ocean was easy, you're in for a treat. A cou...

September 4, 2020

Creating a Slider with Tailwind CSS

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

Creating a slider with Tailwind and a little bit of javascript is actually very simple and that's what we'll be cover in this tutorial. First, we'll create the HTML and CSS for our slider, and then we will add the slider functionality with a little b...

September 3, 2020

Animating Tailwind Transitions on Page Load

Written by Tony Lea - 2 minute read

Tailwind transitions classes gives you the ability to animate elements with very little effort. The only problem is that you can't implement animations using the transition classes alone. In this tutorial, you will learn how we can solve this with so...

September 2, 2020

Accessing Data Variables from AlpineJS

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

Notice: This article will work with Alpine v2, if you are using V3 you can checkout this new article on Setting Alpine Data Outside of the Component or you may choose to use the new Alpine Store functionality 😉 I've been becoming a huge fan of Alpi...

August 21, 2020

Tailwind 1.7 Release

Written by Tony Lea - 2 minute read

Tailwind 1.7 has been released with some really cool new features. Here are some of the cool things you should probably know about the latest version. Gradients I love a good gradient, and now inside of Tailwind 1.7 you can easily add some badass gra...

August 20, 2020

9 Reasons to Create a Developer Blog

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

There are so many great reasons to create a developer blog. If you're a developer and you do not have your own blog, you should be sure to check out the DevDojo Blogging Platform. In this article, I'll let you in on the top 9 reasons you'll want to c...

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