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Laravel blogs to follow via RSS

Jan 6, 2020 • Last updated: Jan 14, 2020

There are many high quality blogs on Laravel and related topics, such as Tailwind, Livewire, AlpineJS and VueJS. There are some well-known bloggers, such as Freek and Matt Stauffer, but also some lesser-known yet excellent ones. Here are the direct links...


Simple user roles in Laravel

Dec 27, 2019

If you do only have roles for your users – such as admin, contributor and user – and you want to restrict access to routes only, advanced (and excellent) packages may be too heavy for you. Let me show you how to solve this authorization problem very...


CSS blur test

Dec 20, 2018 • Last updated: Jan 12, 2019

TL;DR: To evaluate the hierarchies on your website, use the filter: blur(5px) style on your <body> element. Not everything is equally important on your website: Every single page should have one single goal (signing up...


How to use Visual Studio Code for web design

Mar 6, 2018 • Last updated: Jan 12, 2019

To design web pages, you should really use a good text editor. Microsoft’s open source text editor Visual Studio Code (VSC) is such an editor. Here is how I set it up and which plugins help me having a good time while writing HTML and CSS. I update...