Every two weeks I send out a newsletter containing lots of interesting stuff for the modern PHP developer. You can expect quick tips, links to interesting tutorials, opinions and packages. Want to learn the cool stuff? Then sign up now!

Performant event broadcasting in Laravel 5.1 using Nginx

Alan Klein created a Laravel 5.1 package that leverages Nginx HTTP Pushstream module to broadcast events. The commenting platform Disqus uses that Nginx module to handle comments in realtime.

You can find Alan’s package on GitHub: https://github.com/cmosguy/laravel-http-pushstream-broadcaster

Freek Van der Herten is a partner and developer at Spatie, an Antwerp based company that specializes in creating web apps with Laravel. After hours he writes about modern PHP and Laravel on this blog. When not coding he’s probably rehearsing with his kraut rock band. He loves waffles and butterflies.