Printer Management Software Posted on October 25, 2016

In a past career I fiddled with printer management software and even had a job building some of it. For some strange reason I always find myself going back and working on something about printers. last weekend I decided to once again load up Visual Studi...

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Crowdcast Voting Systems Posted on August 28, 2016

I have been working on the next enhancement that I am going to be pushing live for Laracademy. I want to give you viewers a chance to determine the next series or video that will be made. You can also make suggestions as they will all be sent through in t...

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One Button Game Jam - Duck Rush Posted on August 24, 2016

The One Button Game Jam was last week and I decided to give it a try. Thought process Since this was a "one button" game jam, the game had to be simple, and intuitive. I am big into drawing out games in books and have quite a few pages already...

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Creating multiple route files to drop in Posted on June 27, 2016

Sometimes when working on a big project I wish there was a way to have multiple route files for the project so that things can be simplified and kept simple. Luckily Laravel allows us to do this and I have already written about it However, I wanted to tak...

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Laravel - Handling Multiple Connections Posted on May 18, 2016

In a recent project I have been working on I needed to handle multiple connections in Laravel. I don't mean just connect to the other DB and run a few "select" or "update" statements. I needed to have full blown eloquent models and als...

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Laravel - Model Generator Posted on April 27, 2016

I was looking for a model generator that would generate my models based on pre-existing database tables. I did find a couple however, they just never did exactly what I wanted. Thus I created my own Model Generator and released it under the Laracademy git...

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Laravel - Session Woes Posted on March 28, 2016

I have seen in the past little while that there have been a number of problems with Laravel's Sessions not being saved across views. A lot of the times this is because of a change that was made between Laravel 5.2.26 and 5.2.27 Introducing double Web Midd...

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Laracademy - Online Laravel Learning Posted on March 15, 2016

Laracademy? Laracademy is my pet project that I have been working on furiously in the past couple of months. I love teaching and I thought what better way to reach out into the world and give something back than to create some video tutorials on one of my...

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Laravel Route Model Binding Posted on February 25, 2016

Laravel's route model binding in 5.2 became even easier. To explain it let's take a look at this simple code: // routes.php Route::get('post/{id}', array( 'as' => 'post.view', 'uses' => 'PostController@view') )->where('id', '[0-9]+');...

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Cloud Flare SSL Restrictions Posted on February 22, 2016

First off, I am extremely happy with the free service of Cloudflare and I would recommend it to anyone wanting to get some free SSL's for personal projects or really anything. With that being said I ran into a problem last night while trying to upload a l...

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