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Livewire v3 Has Been Released
Caleb Porzio just released Livewire v3! In his talk at Laracon, he demoed a ton of the new features. Follow along as I cover some of my favorite new features.
Livewire Volt Has A New Class-based API
Volt introduced a new class-based syntax for Volt components. This allows you to write Livewire components using the more traditional syntax you're used to, but still all inside your Blade files.
Learn Laravel Sushi - The array driver for Eloquent
Sushi is Eloquent's missing "array" driver because sometimes you want to use Eloquent without dealing with a database.
Learn Livewire 3, Volt, and Folio by building a podcast player
Get the basics of Livewire 3, Volt, and Folio, in this tutorial as we build a simple app that lists out episodes of the Laravel News podcast.
The first alpha of Tailwind CSS v3 is now released
The Tailwind team has been working hard to add some awesome new features and make the existing features even better!
Laravel firstOrNew, firstOrCreate, firstOr, and updateOrCreate methods
In this article, we go over some handy Laravel eloquent features like firstOrNew, firstOrCreate, firstOr, and updateOrCreate and explain how they might be useful.
How to override login redirects in Jetstream or Fortify
In this tutorial, learn how to override login redirects in Laravel Jetstream and Laravel Fortify
Tailwind CSS v2.1 is now released
Tailwind v2.1 was just released with a new JIT Engine, Filter and Backdrop-filter Utilities, and more.
Quick Tip: Using the Laravel from() Testing Helper
When testing with Laravel, sometimes it's helpful to test that a user was redirected back to the page where they "submitted" the form from and Laravel from() is a helper for this.
Livewire Make Command can now Scaffold a Component Test
Livewire v2.4.0 was just released with added support for a --test option when running the php artisan livewire:make command.
Tailwind CSS Tips and Tricks
In this post, learn how to solve issues that developers might run into when using Tailwind CSS. Most of the problems can be solved pretty easily, you just need to know a couple of classes to use in the right spots.
Built-in PurgeCSS Comes To Tailwind v1.4
Tailind v1.4 has been released with new color opacity utilities, an IE 11 target mode, and built-in PurgeCSS support.
Tailwind v1.3 Adds New Space and Divide Utilities
Tailwind v1.3 was tagged this week with some really helpful additions. Space and divider utilities, inline-grid and flow-root utilities, transition-delay utilities, and more flexible container customization are just some of the new classes introduced in this update.
11 Benefits of Tailwind CSS
I've been using Tailwind CSS professionally almost every day for nearly two years. I love using it and it's made my development workflow so much better. So I thought I would share some of the benefits I've gained by using Tailwind over a traditional framework or custom CSS.
Tailwind v1.1.0 has been released with some cool new features and a couple of bug fixes. This is the first feature release since the v1.0 release and it comes with screenreader utilities, placeholder utilities, and much more.
Laravel News Meets Tailwind CSS
You probably haven't noticed yet, but the Laravel News website just got a fresh coat of paint. We just launched a full one-to-one CSS refactor using Tailwind CSS under the hood!