Category Archives: Laravel

Laravel 5.2: Adding Extra Checks at Authentication

This quick post will be about changing the built-in authentication to include more checks beyond username and password. In this post, we will be specifically checking that, along with the correct username and password, the active field, in the users table, … Continue reading

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Laravel 5.2 – Using Custom Config Variables

Quick tip: If you need to store a custom configuration value, that you can call from any Controller, then just do it like this: 1. Add the variable 'key' => 'value'  pair to /config/app.php like so:

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Installing Laravel 5.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Apache2

This post will document how I installed Laravel 5.2, on Apache2 on an Ubuntu 16.04 server. Will will also install MySQL, as we will need a database, and PHP which is required by Laravel. This will be the starting point … Continue reading

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Laravel 5.2: Getting started

Please note. Like everything on this website. These posts are merely to allow me to document my journey through various tasks. It will not cover everything, nor be well written. There are definitely better resources out there, please consider using … Continue reading

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Installing Laravel 5.2 on Ubuntu 15.10 and Apache2

First off, I’d like to mention that there is a “highly recommended” virtual machine that comes with Laravel itself. So perhaps you really should be using that. Moving on… Install PHP and required extensions Minimum requirements for your PHP installation … Continue reading

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