While attending Laracon India, many people approached me to ask how we handle the maintenance of all our Spatie packages. One of the ways we keep maintenance burden low is by making our packages customizable. In this blog post, I'd like to cover some of our best tips to make a Laravel package easy…
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Christoph and I did another casual artisan call do talk about what's been keeping us busy.
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One way to teach your audience the features you offer is by creating a drip campaign about all the features your platform offers. Better knowledge of all features hopefully leads to better conversion rates.
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Google Lighthouse is an open-source, automated tool for improving the quality of web pages. It has audits for performance, accessibility, progressive web apps, SEO, and more.
Our newest package, spatie/lighthouse-php makes it easy to run Lighthouse using PHP. In this blog post, I'd like to tell you all about it.
Using these two packages, you can send transactional mail through Mailcoach Cloud.
In this blog post, I'd like to share how you can use these packages and how they work under the hood.
Here's how we use the Shadow DOM to ensure layout from page doesn't affect the layout of a component.
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We published a fun series of videos as a promo for our Black Friday sales. These videos are inspired by the more recent apple announcement videos. Let's take a look behind the scenes to see how they were made! The WWSD videos We used WWSD to name our week of Black Friday discounts. It stands for…
Through years of curating people to follow, I've built a very nice, positive group of people I admire and get inspired by. If Twitter goes down, I want to stay following these people (in a non-creepy way, rest assured). That's why I've already created a Mastadon account, and am looking around for the positive Laravel and PHP vibes there.
We've made a fun video to announce Spatie's Black Friday sales. Have a look!
PHP 8.2 has been released. It is a minor release compared to 8.0 and 8.1. This can be partly attributed to the departure of Nikita Popov as one of the most significant contributors to the PHP language. The PHP language has a lot of maintainers and isn't built by one person, but Nikita was one of the most active of them. Features like union types, typed properties, named arguments, and arrow functions, to name a few, were all added by Nikita.