Uptime and SSL certificate monitoring doesn't have to be boring, confusing or expensive. Together with my buddy Mattias Geniar I'm currently building Oh Dear: a webapp to keep an eye on the health of your websites. Register here to try it out.
Marcel Pociot created another great package. laravel-dump-server will transmit all output of
dump calls to another port on your system. This will avoid cluttering up the responses of your app with debug output. Here's a gif taken from the readme of the package: