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The Repository Pattern in PHP (and Laravel) Thumbnail image

The Repository Pattern in PHP (and Laravel)

An easy to understand description of the Repository Pattern in PHP, including generic examples and examples specific to Laravel.

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Laravel Naming Conventions Thumbnail image

Laravel Naming Conventions

How to name your methods, variables, classes and more in Laravel

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Should you disable Vim's swap files (.swp) being created? Thumbnail image

Should you disable Vim's swap files (.swp) being created?

Everything you need to know about Vim's swap files

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Strategy Design Pattern in PHP - Explained! Thumbnail image

Strategy Design Pattern in PHP - Explained!

A simple to understand explanation and examples for the strategy design pattern (using PHP)

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Why You Should Use SPL Exceptions in PHP, for Better Exception Handling Thumbnail image

Why You Should Use SPL Exceptions in PHP, for Better Exception Handling

Why you should start using the built in SPL exceptions, and not just throwing around the plain old \Exception()

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Exporting data with mysqldump

Backup and export mysql (mariadb) dumps with mysqldump

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Linux Command Cheatsheet: Disk usage and filesize cheatsheet Thumbnail image

Linux Command Cheatsheet: Disk usage and filesize cheatsheet

Show disk usage, file sizes, how large (in bytes) each directory is, etc.

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Bash Parameter Expansions (!$, etc) Thumbnail image

Bash Parameter Expansions (!$, etc)

A quick overview of important time savers when using bash.

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