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🚀 Event Sourcing for Laravel is now available

Original – by Freek Van der Herten – 1 minute read

I'm thrilled to announce that our premium course Event Sourcing in Laravel has just launched.

If you ever wanted to get started with event sourcing, this is the course for you. It contains a beautifully designed ebook, two hours worth of videos, and a demo Laravel app containing an event-sourced shopping cart.

Event sourcing isn't an all or nothing approach. Even if your project doesn't need the full power of event sourcing, you can still benefit from knowing and implementing best practices from the event sourcing world.

We're offering a 20% launch discount for the next two weeks to celebrate this release.

In this stream, you can see my colleague Brent and I launch the course, and answer questions from the audience.

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A new design for Ignition

Original – by Freek Van der Herten – 5 minute read

A couple of years ago, Ignition became the default error page in Laravel.

Ignition provided a vastly improved design over Whoops: it brought Laravel specific niceties (such as showing the routing, queries) and the ability to display and even run solutions (e.g. generating an app key).

At Spatie, we think we can improve the design of Ignition even more. Our initial plan was to release this new design in tandem with Laravel 9 as a big bang surprise release. We've changed our mind on this because we'd like to have feedback from the community.

In this blog post, I'd like to share our ideas and plans for Ignition.

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