Clivern

A Software Engineer and Occasional Writer.

How To Install Dependencies With PHP Composer

09 March 2014

Composer is a dependency management tool for PHP developers. It allows you to define all libraries that your application depends on and automatically download these libraries with a simple command. Composer solve many problems, you know if your application depends on many libraries and these libraries depend on other libraries like frameworks ,It will be cumbersome to make all these libraries up to date.

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Laravel Requests and Inputs Part1

08 March 2014

Laravel has awesome methods to retrieve, change, create and store request data. It allows you to handle both `$_GET` and `$_POST` data and store in session or cookies. Let's look at some methods of accessing request data.

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How To Schedule Events Using WordPress Cron

08 March 2014

Cron API is a great feature of wordpress. It allows wordpress to execute certain functions on a schedule. By default, wordpress schedule events to check for new versions and to check for plugins and themes updates. Every time your blog requested by visitor or search engine bot. Wordpress check if there are any cron jobs to run.

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Laravel ORM Part3

06 March 2014

We have discovered eloquent fetching methods in previous parts. It's time to fine tune query constraints as they add custom rules to our queries.

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Laravel ORM Part2

03 March 2014

We discussed later how to retrieve rows as objects and perform basic CRUD methods on them. Well,there are other good tasks that eloquent can perform. Let's discuss some of them and the rest will be discussed in subsequent parts.

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Laravel ORM Part1

03 March 2014

Laravel is a MVC PHP framework so it ships with its own ORM component called "Eloquent". Eloquent will take care of records retrieval for us. We don't have to write any SQL line. Let's explore eloquent basic CRUD methods.

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Laravel Migrations Part2

02 March 2014

In Laravel Migrations Part1, I discussed how to create, run and update your migrations. It seems you need more and fortunately laravel still have many features to enhance your application migrations. Let's explore some of them.

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Laravel Migrations Part1

02 March 2014

After building your database schemas ,You should be searching if laravel could give some help and run these schemas .Fortunately laravel migrations come in handy. Laravel use custom table to keep track of all migrations that have already run for your application. You know what ?Let's create a new migration.

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Working With WordPress Shortcodes

01 March 2014

Shortcodes enable developers to embed content that would require alot of complicated tasks. With shortcodes ,you can enhance your posts with few characters.

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Laravel Schema Builder Part3

28 February 2014

Once you database tables created ,it is a complex task to update these tables names and their structure .But i think laravel has another opinion .Let's get started and i will show you how laravel take care of you.

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