3 Takeaways From Laracon 2016

It's 5:30 on Saturday morning and I'm waiting to catch an Uber to the airport. While packing up my suitcase I couldn't help but reflect on the past three days spent at Laracon, an annual gathering of Laravel developers in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Building a CSV Importer - Part 1

Importing data into a Laravel app from CSV may be accomplished in many ways... here's how I do it!

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Building a CSV Importer - Part 2

In the previous article we created the CSVUpload, gathered the column mapping, and split the data into individual CSVRow records. At this point we are ready to implement the business-specific rules for integrating the data into our application.

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Building a CSV Importer - Part 3

If you've made it this far, you already know that we've imported data from a CSV file, mapped the columns into our application's domain, split the data into individual rows, and set up a Laravel Pipeline to ingest the information.

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Diving Into a Laravel Audit

Recently the Zaengle team was asked to look over an existing Laravel application and give a review of the overall state of the code. We were to act as an independent third party, between a new studio who had inherited the codebase, and the client, who was anticipating launching the product. The studio had some concerns about the quality of the code and wanted an independent review prior to picking up development on the project. Here are a few thoughts on the process I followed and several takeaways I had from the experience!

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