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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 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
11 months ago

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