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Laravel News Podcast:
Episode 23 - The Laracon US Recap Episode
Aug 10, 2016 @ 12:51:56

The Laravel News podcast, hosted by Matt Stauffer and Jack Fruh, has posted their latest show - Episode #23: The Laracon US Recap Episode.

In this episode, we talk about last weeks Laracon, some of our favorite talks, and the new Laravel News.

Topics mentioned in the episode include the video of Taylor Otwell covering the new features coming in v5.3, this recap post that includes slides from the presentations and the release of the new Laravel News site design. You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by subscribing to their feed and getting links to this and other recent shows.

tagged: laravelnews laravel podcast news laraconus16 recap conference

Link: https://laravel-news.com/podcast/23

Laravel News Podcast:
LN 21: Laracon Live Stream, Laravel 5.3 Collection Where Changes
Jul 13, 2016 @ 09:15:02

The Laravel News podcast has posted their latest episode today - Episode #21: Laracon Live Stream, Laravel 5.3 Collection Where Changes.

In this episode, we discuss Laracon Live Streaming, the new advanced where for Collections, and a few new apps and packages.

Other topics mentioned include the release of the first stable version of the OctoberCMS, the Laravel Password package and an article about anonymous functions. You can listen to this latest show either using the in-page audio player or by subscribing on iTunes or Google Play and also get future episodes as they're released.

tagged: laravelnews laravel podcast news ep21 ericbarnes laraconus collection packages

Link: https://laravel-news.com/2016/07/ln-21-laracon-live-stream-laravel-5-3-collection-changes/

SitePoint PHP Blog:
Building a Hacker News Reader with Lumen
Mar 01, 2016 @ 10:40:41

The SitePoint PHP blog has posted a tutorial from author Wern Ancheta showing you how to use Lumen to make a simple news reader specifically for the content of the Hacker News website via their API.

In this tutorial, we’re going to build a reader for Hacker News. We will be using the Hacker News API and the Lumen framework to implement this.

The end result basically lists the top stories from the front page along with the current number of upvotes they've received. He first walks you through the process to get a new Lumen-based application up and running. The tutorial then helps you get a database set up to locally store the data (so it's not hitting the API every time) and add in the two basic routes. It then shows how to make use of the task scheduler functionality to create and perform the requests to the Hacker News API and fetching the latest items to store in the database. Full code is included to create the Guzzle HTTP client instance to make the requests and parse the results. Finally, he shows the creation of the index and news output pages including the controller, views and CSS to style the markup output nicely.

tagged: hackernews api news reader lumen laravel tutorial guzzle

Link: http://www.sitepoint.com/building-a-hacker-news-reader-with-lumen/

Laravel News Podcast:
LN 09: Laracon, Laravel Gurus, and more
Feb 11, 2016 @ 11:08:47

The Laravel News podcast has published their latest episode today - Episode #9: Laracon, Laravel Gurus, and More.

Episode 9 of the Laravel News podcast is now out and we discuss Laracon, Laravel Gurus, and more.

They talk about new speakers at Laracon this year, the relaunch of Laravel Gurus and a video from host Eric Barnes about why programming manuals aren't on audiobook. You can listen to this latest episode either by subscribing on iTunes or to their RSS feed and grabbing the links from there.

tagged: laravelnews laravel podcast news ep7 ericbarnes

Link: https://laravel-news.com/2016/02/ln-09-laracon-laravel-gurus-and-more/

Laravel News Podcast:
LN 08: Database Backups
Jan 28, 2016 @ 12:56:39

The Laravel News podcast with host Eric Barnes has posted their latest episode: Episode 8 - Database Backups.

Episode 8 of the Laravel News podcast is now out.

This episode features special guest Freek Van der Herten talking about backups, Test Driven Laravel, WordPress & Laravel, and PDF generation.

You can listen to this latest episode either by subscribing over on iTunes or pointing your feed reader at the RSS feed and grabbing the latest from there. If you're interested in listening to previous episodes, be sure to check out the podcast archive section on the Laravel News site.

tagged: laravelnews laravel podcast news ep8 ericbarnes database backup

Link: https://laravel-news.com/2016/01/ln-08-database-backups/

Laravel News Podcast:
Episode #7
Jan 13, 2016 @ 08:09:44

The Laravel News site has posted the latest episode of their podcast with host Eric Barnes: Episode #7

We kick off 2016 with a discussion on Upgrading to Laravel 5.2, Laracon, the Linode DoS attack, And simple project management tips that have made us more productive.

You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by subscribing either through iTunes or their RSS feed. You can also check out previous episodes through the podcast archive on the Laravel News site.

tagged: laravelnews laravel podcast news ep7 ericbarnes

Link: https://laravel-news.com/2016/01/laravel-news-podcast-7/

Laravel News:
Laravel 5.2 is released!
Dec 22, 2015 @ 11:12:47

The Laravel News site has posted about the release of Laravel 5.2, the next minor release in the 5.x series of the framework. Along with this release comes several new features and additions to current ones:

Laravel 5.2 is now officially released and available to everyone. This release features multiple authentication driver support, implicit model binding, simplified Eloquent global scopes, opt-in authentication scaffolding, middleware groups, rate limiting middleware, array validation improvements, and more.

He then gets into a bit of detail about these new features added including:

  • Auth Scaffolding
  • Implicit model binding
  • Laravel 5.2 Form Array Validation
  • Database Session Driver
  • Middleware Groups
  • Rate Limiting

There's brief code examples for each of the items (where needed) and links back to the documentation for more information on the feature's use.

tagged: laravel news release framework version v52

Link: https://laravel-news.com/2015/12/laravel-5-2-is-released/

Laravel News Podcast:
LN 06: PHP7, Laravel 5.2, LaraVer, and more
Dec 17, 2015 @ 10:52:12

The Laravel News podcast has posted their latest episode today, Episode #6: "PHP7, Laravel 5.2, LaraVer, and more"

This episode we are joined by Colin O’Dell and Mike Bronner. Colin talks to us about new features in PHP7, Mike talks to us about Laraver.xyz and Eric and Jack talk about stuff we’ve heard about Laravel 5.2, Flexbox Froggy, and Let’s Encrypt.

You can listen to this latest episode either using the in-page audio player, by subscribing to their feed or subscribing over on iTunes and get this and other great episodes as they're released.

tagged: laravelnews laravel podcast news ep6 ericbarnes

Link: https://laravel-news.com/2015/12/ln-06-php7-laravel-5-2-laraver-and-more/

Laravel News Podcast:
LN 04: Fallout 4, Homestead, and more
Nov 18, 2015 @ 09:49:11

The Laravel News site has posted the latest episode of the Laravel News Podcast, hosted by Eric Barnes - Episode #4: Fallout 4, Homestead, and more.

Features of this episode include Fallout 4, Laravel Homestead, Lets Encrypt, some new Laravel packages, tutorials, and more…

Other topics mentioned include PHP Saturday and the Captain hooks package. You can listen to this latest episode either through the in-page audio player or by subscribing to the RSS and getting the latest episodes as they're released.

tagged: laravelnews laravel podcast news ep4 ericbarnes

Link: https://laravel-news.com/2015/11/ln-04-fallout-4-homestead-and-more/

Laravel News:
Announcing the Laravel News Podcast
Oct 26, 2015 @ 15:45:40

The Laravel News site has been a good source for Laravel-related happenings and updates for that portion of the community. They've announced an expansion to their offerings today with the addition of a new podcast with updates about the Laravel community and ecosystem over the past few weeks.

I’m happy to announce a new Laravel News Podcast and the first two episodes are now live. My co-host on this podcast is Jack Fruh and the goal is to discuss some of the highlights of the news over the past few weeks. The current goal is to create an episode every other week.

They've posted the first two episodes already featuring Eric and Jack talking about things like:

You can listen to these first two episodes either through the in-page audio player or you can subscribe in iTunes to get these and future shows as they're released.

tagged: laravelnews laravel podcast news ep1 ep2 ericbarnes jackfruh

Link: https://laravel-news.com/2015/10/announcing-the-laravel-news-podcast/