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  • ๐Ÿ•ด   Managing Director at CleverEgg Digital
  • ๐Ÿš€   Laravel Enthusiast
  • ๐Ÿ“   Tech & Career Blogger
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Starting is easy, persistence is an art

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September 1, 2019

Scraping / Scripting a Web Page using Laravel Dusk

Using Laravel's Dusk package, we can scrape data from a website. Similar to that of Selenium, or a Web Spider. Using a recent experience for a Hackathon, I'll guide you through my approach to this process and how it works

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JSON APIs with Laravel: Part 1 - Learning the Ropes cover image

JSON APIs with Laravel: Part 1 - Learning the Ropes

Most of a server-side / back-end developer's role will involve integrating with, or serving up APIs. In this short series, we're going to make our own very basic JSON API using Laravel. I'm not sure how long the series will be, however I'd like to cover...

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Work Burnout - Prevention and Treatment

I am not a licensed Psychologist, nor certified in any medial profession. This post is entirely of my own opinion and reflects my personal experiences. If you believe you are suffering from Burnout, or know a colleague who is - find some help. This can...

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Recent Posts

September 1, 2019

Scraping / Scripting a Web Page using Laravel Dusk

Using Laravel's Dusk package, we can scrape data from a website. Similar to that of Selenium, or a Web Spider. Using a recent experience for a Hackathon, I'll guide you through my approach to this process and how it works

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August 27, 2019

JSON APIs with Laravel: Part 5 - Authentication and Permissions

Adding an extra layer of complexity to our basic API to allow for permission based restrictions and responses

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August 19, 2019

JSON APIs with Laravel: Part 4 - Controller Methods and Data Validation

Let's add some data to our endpoints and finalise our basic API setup

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July 30, 2019

JSON APIs with Laravel: Part 3 - Controllers, Routing and Data Exposure

Following parts 1 and 2, we now need to hook up our data to the front end and get some exposure. Follow along as we build our controllers and bind some routing to get our API online

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