LARAVEL PACKAGE: MAILCHIMP API INTEGRATION

My blog, kevinpimentel.com, has a subscription form that I want to connect to MailChimp. I could pro... Read More
7 months ago

LARAVEL PACKAGE: FOLDER STRUCTURE TEMPLATE

As I continue to do more Laravel package development it is becoming important to document the p... Read More
7 months ago

A SIMPLE INTERVIEW PROGRAMMING PROJECT FOR LARAVEL DEVELOPERS

I’ve started to see the importance of giving new developers an interview project. It helps me to und... Read More
7 months ago

WHY'S YOUR LARAVEL PACKAGE MODEL ROUTE NOT BINDING?

If you are like me, you understand the power of writing Laravel packages. I recently found myself wr... Read More
7 months ago

VUE JS RANDOM LINE ART GENERATOR

Back in my day when I was just a young lad, I used to write the lines of code in Action Script 3. I... Read More
7 months ago

GOOD WEB DEVELOPMENT SPECIFICATIONS

If you thought you were going to be a developer and not have to deal with people, boy were you wrong... Read More
7 months ago

GOOGLE RECAPTCHA V3 LARAVEL IMPLEMENTATION

I’ve been putting off switching to reCAPTCHA v3 mostly because v2 works just fine, why upgrade? Beca... Read More
7 months ago

LARAVEL PACKAGE: REPOSITORY DESIGN PATTERN

Creating a Laravel Package is a great way to avoid duplicating code. Recently, I implemented the Re... Read More
8 months ago

MANAGING A LEGACY APPLICATION DUMPSTER FIRE

We’ve all been there. A new project comes in and you are super excited to start it. The coding start... Read More
8 months ago

LARAVEL KEBAB AND SLUG STRING HELPER METHODS

I love the Laravel framework, it’s my favorite. The documentation is great, I recommend reading it t... Read More
8 months ago

LARAVEL BLOG USING TDD PART 2: VIEW AND CREATE BLOG POSTS

In part two we will be talking about how to create a blog post. In order to create blog posts an use... Read More
8 months ago

LARAVEL BLOG TDD SETUP #30DAYSOFLARAVEL DAY 1

Laravel is my go-to framework because of how easy it is to use. Laravel is a large framework with a... Read More
8 months ago

DEATH BY TECHNICAL DEBT

It’s possible that our generations debt crisis has made me more sensitive to technical debt than I s... Read More
8 months ago

SHELL SORT USING PHP AND TDD

One of the reasons for starting this blog is to document things as I learn them, for future me. Ever... Read More
8 months ago

SELECTION SORT USING PHP AND TDD

One major advantage of selection sort is that if an element is in the right position, it will not be... Read More
8 months ago

INSERTION SORT USING PHP AND TDD

The idea of insertion sorting is a simple one. You want to insert elements into an already sorted a... Read More
8 months ago

QUICK SORT USING PHP AND TDD

The quick sort algorithms is learned by every Computer Science student in school. It's a simple sor... Read More
8 months ago

FIZZBUZZ WITH PHP TDD AND RECURSION

By now every Software Developer and their cat knows how to implement FizzBuzz. For me, FizzBuzz is... Read More
8 months ago

HELLO, WORLD!

There are two types of people in the world: those that code, and those that don’t. I said that! Quot... Read More
8 months ago

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