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At Intellow, we love building custom applications with Laravel. Our blog mainly focuses on Laravel Tips and Tricks, but also includes updates on our company and our employees.

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 you're...

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 fix. We just need to...

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 email...

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 drive...

Connect to Laravel Forge Database via Sequel Pro

Connect to Laravel Forge Database via Sequel Pro

Many Laravel developers choose to use Laravel Forge to provision and manage servers. It's truly an amazing product and well worth the price. Once you have provisioned a server and want to connect to a database on that server, it's pretty simple to connect via Sequel...

Getting Started with Laravel Development on a Mac – Part 1

Getting Started with Laravel Development on a Mac – Part 1

If you are just getting started with Laravel development, or you've just purchased a new Mac, this post is for you. You're about to see (in excruciating detail) how I setup my local development environment. There are a lot of steps here, so I will break this out into...

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