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DevDojo Weekly Winners Week 3 April 2021

It's that time of the week again. That's right, the time of the week where we congratulate five winners on DevDojo to win a quick $20 for writing an awesome article or tutorial. If you want to learn more about how you can join in on this weekly contest. Click here to check out the official rules. Ok, below are the five posts tha...
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Wave V2 released and Open Sourced πŸŽ‰

Hey everyone! Today is an exciting day because we are releasing and open-sourcing our Software as a Service Starter Kit, Wave. Why open-source it? What kind of new features are in this version? Read on, and I'll explain it a little further πŸ˜‰. Why Open Source? Back in late 2018, we released the first version of Wave, built on Voy...
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DevDojo Weekly Winners Week 2 April 2021

Well, it's another week down and another set of weekly winners πŸŽ‰ Learn how you can earn some cash prizes by creating tutorials on the DevDojo, be sure to visit the rules page here. We had some really amazing posts added last week and it was hard to only select 5, but we were able to widdle it down to these weekly winners πŸ† 1. Us...
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Dev Dojo

2 weeks ago

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DevDojo Weekly Winners Week 1 April 2021

Happy Easter to y'all πŸ‡! It looks like the first week of April is here, and that means it's time to select 5 awesome posts as weekly winners πŸŽ‰ If you want to learn more about how you can earn some cash prizes by writing posts on the DevDojo, be sure to visit the rules page here. Now, without further ado, here are this weeks winn...
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Dev Dojo

3 weeks ago

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DevDojo Weekly Winners Week 4 March 2021

Can you believe that it's almost the end of March! With it being the last week of the month, that means it's time for a weekly winner announcement. πŸŽ‰ Just a reminder, if you want a chance to earn some cash prizes each week, πŸ’° you can learn more here about the DevDojo Weekly Winner Contest. πŸ† Here are this week's weekly winners....
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1 month ago

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DevDojo Weekly Winners Week 3 March 2021

It's the end of the third week in march, and that means it's time for another weekly winner announcement. πŸŽ‰ Each week we are hand-picking five awesome posts that were written on the DevDojo to win some prize money as the weekly winners. πŸ† This week we had some awesome posts about protecting yourself against malware in Linux, Set...
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1 month ago

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DevDojo Weekly Winners Week 2 March 2021

It's the second week of March and that means it's almost time for March Madness πŸ€, but it also means that it's time for another weekly winner announcement πŸŽ‰. Each week we are selecting 5 posts as a weekly winner to earn some cash money! πŸ’° You can learn more about the details here. Without further ado, here are your weekly winner...
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1 month ago

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DevDojo Weekly Winners Week 1 March 2021

It’s that time again where we select five awesome posts that were submitted to the DevDojo as the weekly winners πŸŽ‰. This week we had over twenty new posts and they just keep getting better and better πŸ‘. If you want to learn how you can earn some cash money πŸ€‘ and be selected as next weeks winner, visit the official rules page her...
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DevDojo Weekly Winners Week 4 Feb 2021

The results are in, and another five awesome people are winning $20 smackaroos πŸ’° for writing on the DevDojo! If you want a chance to win $20 next week, write an article or a tutorial related to development or design, and you'll automatically be entered. Read the full details here. Without further ado, here are the weekly winner...
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2 months ago

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DevDojo Weekly Winners Week 3 Feb 2021

Wow! We're blown away by the number of tutorials we received last week πŸš€ I posted an article announcing that we will select 3 tutorials/articles every week to be featured and win $20 each πŸ’° Results The results are in! However, we're not going to select only 3 winners. We're going to select 5. Without any particular order here a...
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Dev Dojo

2 years ago

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Laravel on Digital Ocean

Setting up your Laravel site on Digital Ocean is not as easy as it may seem. Recently I setup a new LEMP server and had to install a bunch of libraries and configs... It was to say the least, kind of a headache. Now, thanks to Larasail, this will be a thing of the past. You can check out the repo here: https://github.com/thedevd...
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2 years ago

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What it's like to be a Developer?

Most developers like to solve puzzles. As developers we press a sequence of buttons/keys to produce a desirable outcome. Similarly, while playing a video game we also press a sequence of buttons to reach our end goal. Let's cover the many ways playing video games can be similar to being a developer. The Boss Level Every good g...
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2 years ago

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What is Google Tag Manager?

Google Tag Manager or GTM is a library/tool that will help you keep your sanity by managing your applications scripts and tags. If you've ever worked with Google or Facebook Ads, you know that it requires you to add a bunch of tags to your app. Then, say that you want to add another tracking service... You now have another 3rd p...
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Dev Dojo

2 years ago

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What is a Symlink?

A symlink or a Symbolic Link is simply enough a shortcut to another file. It is a file that points to another file. They may sound a little complex, but they're really not, you can think of symlinks as shortcuts. To create a symbolic link you use the following command: ln -s target_path link_path Here's a quick example Say tha...
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Dev Dojo

2 years ago

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Creating your first Chrome Extension

If you've ever wanted to create a chrome extension, you're in the right place. Creating a chrome extension is super easy and in this tutorial you will learn how to do this in 3 simple steps. We are going to create a simple extension where the user can click on the icon and it shows a message "Hello Chrome Extensions"....
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2 years ago

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Custom Global Helpers in Laravel

Laravel has some pretty awesome helpers. You've probably used them several times throughout your application. For instance to get the current URL you can use the url() helper, or to return a user back to the previous page you can use the back() helper. These helpers really are... Well, helpful. But, there are some special condit...
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Dev Dojo

3 years ago

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What is Caching?

If you've ever heard the term cache or caching, and you're not too familiar with what it means. Fear not! Keep on reading to get the simplest answer any idiot could comprehend. Let's start things off with a quick example of caching and how it works. A quick example When you type in a URL in your browser somewebsite.com and pr...
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3 years ago

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5 Online Resources for Learning Regex

I have to admit that learning Regex is one of those things I learned slowly over time. Still to this day when I need to create a regex I find myself still having to Google some patterns that I've done before. I finally decided to dive deep into learning more about Regular Expressions and wanted to share my top 5 resources for le...
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3 years ago

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Become a Developer in 2018

There are many articles and videos available explaining the skills that are required to become a web developer in 2018. In this article, I'm going to keep it very simple and tell you which technologies you will need to know and which technologies you can learn over time. What you need to know This is very simple and it comes dow...
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3 years ago

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How does versioning work?

When you start working on a project that is going to have multiple versions such as version 1.0, version 1.1, etc... you'll probably need to know how versions work. In this quick read, we'll help you out with that ;) What is versioning? Let's start off simple and clarify the meaning of versioning. Versioning is the process of a...
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3 years ago

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What is the Dark Web

What is this interesting and enticing term? The DARK WEB. It sounds like something out of a Sci-Fi movie, but it's not (well... Not yet anyway). But the reality is that there are many parts of the internet that are hidden from the public, which is referred to as the Dark Web. In this article, we will explain to you the different...
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3 years ago

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What is a Slug?

If you are not familiar with a slug and you hear a web developer refer to a slug, this article will help you clarify what they mean. What you might think it means Typically when you think of a slug, you probably imagine those creepy crawling snail-like slugs. That's not what the developer means when they refer to a slug. Or, pe...
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3 years ago

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Laravel Notifications

Notifying users of various things that happen in your application is super easy to implement thanks to Laravel Notifications. Laravel notifications allow you to send a message to any user via Email, Slack, SMS, and many other channels. Creating a Notification To create a new notification you can run the following artisan command...
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3 years ago

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Create Unique Youtube URL's

Have you ever wanted to create a unique URL like Youtube. The URL usually has a cool unique key with something like: youtube.com/watch?v=bjT5PJn0Mu8 That looks much better than using the ID of the video: youtube.com/watch?v=234323 Well, how might you create a URL with a cool unique key that references the actual ID of the video,...
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3 years ago

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You might need to work on something else...

How can you find out if what you are working on is important? Here are 3 key questions you may need to ask yourself to figure this out. Have you ever found yourself staring at your computer and not knowing what to work on? It could be that you have too much stuff on your plate and you don't know where to start, or it could be t...
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3 years ago

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Simple Laravel Route Testing

Laravel makes it super easy to add tests to your application. There may be times where you want to create a quick PHPUnit test to confirm your application URL's return a 200 request. I'm not suggesting that you only include tests that check all your route applications; however, this will be better than not including any tests at...
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3 years ago

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Creating a Voyager Hook

Voyager has been gaining some major traction on Github over the last couple days/weeks. The release of Voyager 1.0 has been amazing and there are so many people supporting this really cool project. With the release of 1.0 came a new feature called hooks. You can think of these similar to a Wordpress plugin... Hm Hm Cough... (scr...
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3 years ago

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Laravel Totem - Manage your Laravel Schedules

Laravel Totem is a new Laravel package that allows you to easily manage your Laravel Schedules. This package has a beautiful UI that allows you to create, edit, or delete your scheduled commands! Just take a look at a quick screenshot of this admin interface: This package was inspired by Horizon, and it is very easy to use. Fir...
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3 years ago

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Package Auto Discovery

With Laravel 5.5 and the latest version of composer we now have a new thing called Package Auto-Discovery this means that installing packages in your PHP and Laravel apps will become much easier. So, if you are a developer who is creating a package, you can add this functionality and no longer will you have to tell your users to...
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3 years ago

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Laravel Installer Fix

Laravel 5.5 has been available for about a week now and if you have been using Laravel for quite some time you are probably familiar with using the Laravel Installer command: laravel new blog I was excited to use Laravel 5.5 and had already ran that command a few times, and I ran into a few problems/errors when running the comm...
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