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003 - Laravel 5.5


003 - Laravel 5.5

It’s Laracon week and we’re getting ready for Laravel’s 5.5 release. Developers Jesse O’Brien, Colin DeCarlo, and Dan Soppelsa sit down to chat through features, updates, and tools implemented for the release.


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  • Guests: Jesse O’Brien, Dan Soppelsa, and Colin DeCarlo
  • Hosts: Eric Drouillard and Margaret Tavares
  • Production and editing: Stephen Belyea
  • Music and show art: Adam Frank
  • Recording facilities: Vehikl (Waterloo)

Special thanks for the help and support from the entire Vehikl team. 
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Tech mentions: Laravel, Laracon, PHP, PHP 7, long term support (LTS), pivot casting, JSON, serialize array, dump and die, collections, transformation, pipeline, debug, class, framework, Symfony, service provider, stack trace, SOAP, validation, rule contract, callback, Node, boolean, filter, Ruby, exceptions, database schema, migration, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Linux, sudo, Git, rebase, Vue, Bootstrap, React, front end presets, Blade templates, API, Javascript frameworks, Horizon

Categories | Back End | Full Stack


Filetype: MP3 - Size: 67.18MB - Duration: 48:44 m (192 kbps 48000 Hz)

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