Visualizing PHPUnit Tests

In an article on the Hackster.io site explains in detail how he made a nice visualization of unit test results. Pretty cool what you can do with a raspberry pi, some LEDS and a couple of scripts. I wanted to create a desktop gadget to visualize the progress of unit tests run via PHPUnit.I’ve named […]

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Understanding Laravel’s HighOrder Collections

One of my favourite features that was introduced in Laravel 5.4 are the higher order collection functions. It allows you to rewrite collect($models)->filter(function(Model $model) { $model->passesFilter(); }); to: collect($models)->filter->passesFilter(); This works with the filter method an a bunch of other collection methods. In a new post on his blog Nicola Malizia explains how these methods […]

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Closure Binding as an alternative to “use” variables

On his blog Mark Baker shares some thoughts on how to use closure binding to avoid having import variables with the use keyword. You’ll learn how to rewrite $filteredArrayData = array_filter( $arrayData, function($value) use ($minimumPrice, $maximumPrice) { return $value->price >= $minimumPrice && $value->price < $maximumPrice; } ); to $filteredArrayData = array_filter( $bookData, $priceFilter->inRange(5.00, 15.00) ); […]

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A collection of vue.js components

For a client project I’ve been doing some vue.js lately and I just love it. So you might see a few more vue.js related stuff appear on this blog in the future. Here’s a nice site I stumbled across that contains a lot of useful components. http://vuejsexamples.com/ Freek Van der Herten Freek Van der Herten […]

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An Animated Intro to RxJS

On css-tricks David Khourshid wrote a good introduction to RxJS. According to ReactiveX.io: “ReactiveX is a library for composing asynchronous and event-based programs by using observable sequences.” That’s a lot to digest in a single sentence. In this article, we’re going to take a different approach to learning about RxJS (the JavaScript implementation of ReactiveX) […]

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Our postcard collection

All our packages are MIT-licensed. But if you use our stuff and want to make us happy, we highly appreciate a postcard from your hometown. This suggestion is mentioned in all readme’s of our packages We’ve been asking for postcards for quite some time now and have built up a nice collection. Today, we published […]

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