Two seasoned salty programming veterans talk best practices based on years of working with Laravel SaaS teams.
Look before you leap
Hear about some cool new tool or coding technique on Twitter? Great, jump right in and use it on your biggest production app! Or . . . maybe don't. We share some thoughts on how to evaluate things critically for your particular circumstances.
Don't plan to do too much
Do you always finish everything you plan on doing? Probably not, very few developers do. The problem isn't always how you work. Some of it is how you plan. We discuss several tips on how to plan for a more successful week.
Isolate the problem
What do you do when you're stuck? Aaron shares a tip on how he breaks down a problem when he's feeling stuck.
What should I test?
We all know we should write tests, but what should we test? Is there anything it doesn't make sense to test? We talk through a high-level approach to how we do feature testing in Laravel.
Picking a strategy for translation in Laravel
There are different ways to structure your translation assets in Laravel. We discuss how we approached this on a recent project, and why we chose the method we did.
Should a factory follow all business rules?
Factories are really useful in tests, but could they give you a false sense of security if they don't generate models exactly like a user of your application would? We talk through some benefits and cautions to think about as you're designing your factories and factory states.
It’s a very good podcast to listen to if you need background noise! It’s Also fun listening to my own father!