Laravel – Using Repository Pattern

Laravel is one of the most popular PHP MVC frameworks and taking the Php community rapidly than any other frameworks probably couldn’t do and it’s because of a great combination of power, extensibility and easiness. The framework provides so many ways to a developer to develop an application using one or another, depending on the […]


Laravel – Useful RenderSections Method In View

In Laravel PHP MVC Framework, to send content back to the browser one must use a return keyword from a controller with the rendered content, like:

This is a very simple example and very common in any Laravel application and any developer knows what is this code for, obviously any developer means a developer […]


Laravel – Route Matched Event

In Laravel there is a nice way to listen for many events, built-in and custom events, simply using code like this:

We can register event listeners. In Laravel documentation on their website, mentioned about Application Events and also about Custom Events (defined by user). There are also some special events available in Eloquent ORM […]


Bootstrap 3 – One Delete Confirm Dialog For All

There is no need for a brief about twitter bootstrap, we all (web developers) know what is it and we also know the benefits for using the twitter bootstrap in any project. Recently version – 3 of twitter bootstrap has been released and there are some changes has been made in the new version and […]


Laravel – Model Relationship to Itself

Laravel provides a nice and easy way to build model relationship using some methods like hasOne(), hasMany(), belongsTo() and belongsToMany() and each one of these methods are used for different kinds of relationships, for example, hasOne() used for one to one relationship and hasMany() for one to many and so on. These methods let use […]


Laravel – Manually Invalidate A Validation

Laravel provides a nice extensible and easy validation class to validate user inputs but Sometimes we may need to forcefully invalidate a passed validation. For example, a few days ago I realized that in one of my projects. I had a table with fields group_name and name along with other fields and when inserting data […]


Extend Laravel Eloquent Collection Object

According to Laravel, all multi-result sets returned by Eloquent, either via the get method or a relationship, will return a collection object. This object implements the IteratorAggregate PHP interface so it can be iterated over like an array. However, this object also has a variety of other helpful methods for working with result sets. For […]


Extend Input Class in Laravel – 4

There is no Input class in Laravel, instead it uses Request class for any Input::method() calls. Basically, we extend a class in OOP language to add some extra functionalities to a base (already created) class and in PHP, for example, if you have following class

Now, if you need to extend this class then […]


Laravel 4 View Composer and Master layout

In Laravel 4 there is a very nice way to bind data automatically with a view using a View Composer. View composers are callbacks or class methods that are called when a view is created. If you have data that you want bound to a given view each time that view is created throughout your […]


Laravel 3 Custom Validation Rule

Laravel provides a number of powerful validation rules including custom validation rules. All of these validation rules are really very handy and easy to use, using these rules (for image validation) you can set allowed mime types for the image, max or min image size in kilobytes etc, for example, to set rules to allow […]