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Deploy Laravel 7 app to shared hosting (namecheap)

Published on 2020-03-20

Namecheap has very good documentation about how to install Laravel and start a new project but it doesn't explain how to deploy your existing project. This is a step-by-step guide of how I did it from installing composer to deploying your code, database configuration and Apache config. ... Read more


Bootstrap a Laravel 7 and Tailwind CSS project

Published on 2020-03-18

I've decided to redesign and upgrade my website with Tailwind CSS and Laravel 7 so here is a quick guide of how to bootstrap a project that uses both of them. ... Read more


Adding reCaptcha to a Laravel form

Published on 2019-03-11

One of the most annoying things of having a form in a website is seeing it being targeted by spam bots. In this article I'm going to explain how to get rid of them (or at least most of them...) by integrating Google's reCaptcha in our form. ... Read more


Consuming your Laravel API with JavaScript

Published on 2018-05-03

In one of my recent projects I decided I wanted to build a completely new front end, going from multiple pages to a single page application built with Vue.js. My multi pages web app was using different controllers to handle different requests for each resource and, to be honest, was a little messy (duplicated code in different controllers, very similar methods that do similar actions...). Building a SPA meant that I'd have to create an API to handle all the requests so this was a perfect opportunity to do a cleanup and organise my controllers and methods. ... Read more


Guide to build web app with authentication and REST API with token authentication

Published on 2018-04-29

In this article I'm going to explain how to create a simple web application to create tasks with the authentication included in Laravel. Then we'll create an API that will manage access tokens and expose some of the functionalities and finally test the API with Postman. If you do are not familiar with Laravel, you can check my previous article about how to set up a development environment. All the code of this article is available to download in the following GIT repository. Let's dig into it! ... Read more


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