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Catching Up Laravel

Link – tighten.com - submitted by Jamison Valenta

If you're running a Laravel application in the 5's, have a legacy application bootstrapped inside Laravel, don't have any tests, or are staring in silent terror at just how long ago your production server's PHP version hit its end-of-life, this post is for you!

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Increase performance by using Eloquent's `setRelation` method

Original – by Freek Van der Herten – 5 minute read

While working on the upcoming Oh Dear redesign, I noticed that list that displays all sites of a team was very slow.

To display that list, a lot of queries were used. With a couple of minor adjustments, I could reduce the number of queries needed to just a single one, solving the performance problem.

In this small blog post, I'd like to share one of the techniques I used.

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