You don’t need to install another app with more bloated requirements to track your weight daily in the Apple health app. You can do this with iOS Shortcuts. Here’s how: (more…)
Aaron Saray, Open Source Developer and Engineering Manager
Hi - I'm Aaron! I'm a Dev Manager coach, PHP & Laravel programmer, and Node & Vue developer.
I do contract work with my company More Better Faster. I like popcorn & short walks on the pavement.
Here are some things I have to say:
I love PHPStorm, but it can only do so much. Even with plugins like Laravel Idea, you may still have some missing features. One that I wish I had was autocomplete of models from collections or paginators in blade files. Well, turns out there’s an easy enough way to add this functionality for yourself. (more…)
I have a long history of sharing ideas on this blog for services/sites/utilities. Here’s the newest one: a very cheap service to proxy API requests that don’t have open CORS requests / require an API key. (more…)
I love Laravel request classes for validation. You should be using these whenever you can! But sometimes, writing the rules seems redundant between store and update. There’s a quick fix, though. (more…)
The prepareForValidation() method is really useful in Laravel requests: it helps modify the incoming data so that validation might be easier. But you need to be careful that you implement it correctly and don’t mess up your data. Let me explain. (more…)
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