Tony Lea

@tnylea

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Joined May 8th, 2016

Hey there, my name is Tony. I'm a web developer, dad, husband, and creator of the DevDojo.

Creating Modals in Laravel Livewire

In this tutorial I will show you how to create simple modals in Laravel Livewire. We are going to make use of an awesome package called LivewireUI Modal. This package allows you to create so...

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Setting Alpine Data Outside of the Component

Using the new AlpineJS event system in version 3.0 we can easily set data from outside the component by using custom events. I had previously written an article where I showed you how to get...

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1 month ago

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TailwindCSS Scroll Snap Utilities

When TailwindCSS v3 is released, we will have some awesome new utility classes to include in our pages. One of which is the the scroll-snap utilities. This will allow you to easily add simpl...

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1 month ago

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Getting Started with Three JS

ThreeJS is one of the most popular libraries for displaying 3D content on a webpage. You can see a lot of examples of the cool stuff you can create, by checking out their homepage. In this q...

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1 month ago

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Tailwind V3 Alpha Release 🎉

Last week, TailwindCSS version 3.0 alpha-release was announced with some really cool features and updates! {% giphy https://giphy.com/embed/oF5oUYTOhvFnO %} In this quick post I'll highlight...

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1 month ago

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Laravel Scopes

Laravel scopes can come in really handy when you need to query data multiple times. It will also make your queries easier to read and manage. If you are unfamiliar with Laravel Scopes. This...

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2 months ago

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MarkdownX Editor 🎉

Our MarkdownX editor is officially live and available on the DevDojo. It's also available for you to use in your TallStack applications ðŸŧ. If this is your first time hearing about the Markdo...

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3 months ago

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Include HTML inside of HTML

I was searching for a simple solution that would allow me to include an HTML partial inside of another HTML file without a server-side language or the need for a javascript build process. Wh...

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3 months ago

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Laravel & Deployer on Cloudways

Deploying your application is a super important part of growing your application. If it is easy to deploy, you will most likely push code more often and get things done quicker. So, in this...

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3 months ago

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Laravel Livewire Trix Editor Component

In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to create a Trix Editor Component in Laravel Livewire. Trix Editor is an amazing rich text editor for adding beautifully formatted text to your app...

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4 months ago

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Turning Side-Projects into Full-Time Projects

As developers, most of us aspire to build a product or side-project that can make us riches 💰 and gives us a life that others envy. But, this is much easier said than done. Not many people w...

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4 months ago

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Launching a Laravel app via Cloudways API

In this tutorial I'm going to show you how easy it is to launch a Laravel application on a Cloudways server, via their API. We are going to launch the Laravel application via an API inside o...

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4 months ago

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TailwindCSS 2.2 in 22 seconds

Want to learn what's new in TailwindCSS 2.2 in 22 seconds? Maybe that's a little too ambitious ðŸĪŠ. It might be more like 122 seconds. Either way, in this tutorial, you will learn the new thin...

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5 months ago

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5 things to know about creating a SaaS

When it really comes down to it, there is no right or wrong way to build something. Many factors can play into the success or failure of an application. That's why it's good to have as much...

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5 months ago

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Laravel Real-Time Facades

Real-time Facades have been available since version 5 of Laravel; however, I haven't used them much until now. Since I'm just discovering how these work, I thought it would be helpful to do...

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6 months ago

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Alpine Day & AlpineJS v3

Today @calebporzio, creator of AlpineJS, just announced the date for AlpineDay, which is June 10th, 2021 🎉. If you ever needed an excuse to blow off work and hang out with some incredible pe...

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6 months ago

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New Cover Photo Image Generator 😉

Creating a good developer article or tutorial can be challenging enough without worrying about the image cover. Thankfully today, we are introducing a new Image Generator for your developer...

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6 months ago

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Alpine JS v3

Alpine version 3.0 will be coming soon! There is going to be an Alpine Day online event where the creator, Caleb Porzio, will be talking about some new things coming to Alpine as well as pus...

Tony Lea

7 months ago

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Creating a SaaS in 2021

Many developers have dreams of creating their own profitable Software as a Service. Mainly because it provides you with the freedom to work on the things you are super passionate about. It's...

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7 months ago

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Extracting TailwindCSS from HTML

I've recently run into a scenario where I want to design a one-off page using TailwindCSS with the CDN link; however, including the CDN link would mean that my page load is a heavy 3MB 🙁. In...

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7 months ago

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Livewire Components in a Different Directory

When creating a new Livewire component they will be placed in the same directory. But, there may be some instances where you want to place those Component Controllers and views in a separate...

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7 months ago

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FIFO vs LIFO in programming

I've recently been doing some research on FIFO (first-in, first-out) and LIFO (last-in, first-out) organization. I learned this simple concept back in college; however, I still got a little...

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8 months ago

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Using Ace Editor with Livewire

Using the Ace Editor, we can easily add a code editor inside of any application built with Laravel and Livewire. Here is a quick example of what we'll be creating in this tutorial. Let's st...

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8 months ago

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TailwindCSS Hidden Gems 💎

If you are new to TailwindCSS, you're probably familiarizing yourself with some of the utility classes and starting to build some awesome stuff. 😉 As you learn about this awesome framework,...

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8 months ago

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How to drag an element using javascript

While building out a new image generator, I needed a way to drag and move HTML elements inside of another element. Take a look at what I was building below: This is actually the new Post Im...

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8 months ago

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My first Reaction of React

In this tutorial, I want to show you the basics of how a React application works. I also wanted the chance to try it out myself ðŸĪ“. I consider myself more of a PHP/Laravel/VueJS developer; ho...

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8 months ago

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One second to read GitHub code with VS Code

Github1s is an awesome project that allows you to open up any Github repo in VS Code directly in your browser. Give it a try You don't even need to install anything to give this a try. Want...

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8 months ago

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Converting Markdown to HTML in Laravel

In the latest version of Laravel, converting your markdown into HTML couldn't be easier. All you need to do is reach for the handy Str helper method and you can accomplish this in one line....

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9 months ago

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Paddle Payment Platform

Paddle is an awesome payment platform that makes integrating payments into your application super easy. 😎 Today at Paddle Forward, a quarterly event, they talked about some awesome new featu...

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9 months ago

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Write a Post, Get Paid

Are you a developer who enjoys writing articles and tutorials. If so, here's an opportunity to earn some money on a weekly basis. You can write these tutorials/posts on your own site and you...

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9 months ago

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