Abstracting to Service Classes for Cleanliness and Reusability

As a Junior Engineer at Zaengle, I’ve learned that writing good clean code is one of the most important aspects of being a developer. There are many places in code where logic can get out of hand quickly. One such place is in the controllers. We sometimes think that the controller is simply a place to dump any logic we don’t quite know what to do with.

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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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Capturing Commits for Sentry Using Envoyer

Sentry can associate a series of git commits to a release by providing a starting hash and ending hash. With Envoyer it can be a bit tricky since the .git repository isn't deployed with the site. By using the following combination of deployment hooks we are able to capture the two required hashes and gain the benefits of commit tracking in Sentry.

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