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How to Use Your Laravel Package Locally

How to Use Your Laravel Package Locally

If you are building a Laravel package or maybe you’ve forked an open source package and want to make your own changes to it, you will most likely want to be able to use this package in a local project. I am currently working on a Laravel package to auto-generate...
Switch PHP Version in Laravel Valet

Switch PHP Version in Laravel Valet

If you are looking to switch your version of PHP in Laravel Valet then you are in luck! There is one simple command you can run to make this happen! valet use [email protected] valet use php // latest version It’s really that simple. It’s in the official docs if...
Fixing Laravel Tinker on PHP 7.3

Fixing Laravel Tinker on PHP 7.3

If you’ve recently updated your local Laravel environment to PHP 7.3, you might have noticed that php artisan tinker no longer works! You can open tinker, but as soon as you type anything it just shuts down, like this: Don’t worry. There’s an easy...
Allow Users to Login via Email or Username in Laravel

Allow Users to Login via Email or Username in Laravel

Most people who use Laravel applications use the standard authentication system that ships along with the Laravel framework. It’s an amazingly simple way to get up and running with authentication. However, the default implementation has users register with their...
Show Hidden Files on Your Mac

Show Hidden Files on Your Mac

If you are looking for those hidden files (or dot-files) on your Mac, here’s how to see them in your Finder. Open a new Finder window and click on the name of your Mac under ‘Devices’ in the sidebar.Click on Macintosh HD, or whatever you’ve called your startup...