Laravel: Code Happy

Sep/10/2012 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

The book is a guide to Laravel aimed at beginners to the framework who already have some PHP experience. It is structured in the form of guides to core features and stand-alone tutorials. It was written by a core developer of the Laravel framework, and has the support of the framework author.

Please note that this is a publish in progress title, eztra chapters may be added at a later date and it will be updated to support future versions of Laravel for free.

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Nothing to do this weekend? Try Git.

Sep/07/2012 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

Over the last month I blogged about a lot of stuff that is related to code versioning in one way or another. I think it’s clear by now that the best tool out there for that is Git (this is just my humble opinion).

The post called “Git vs SVN is it really a battle?" created a lot of discussion both on my blog and on forrst and that made me really happy. With all that discussion I noticed something, people that were not using git all said the same thing in one way or another. Git is hard to learn.

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My mistress has a name, it's called Laravel

Sep/05/2012 3 min read by Marco Monteiro

That’s right, I finally gave it a go and spent some time with my new mistress. I only played around with it for a few hours and I’m already blogging about it. That’s how cool it is. Laravel is a clean and classy framework for PHP web development. Freeing you from spaghetti code, Laravel helps you create wonderful applications using simple, expressive syntax. Development should be a creative experience that you enjoy, not something that is painful. Enjoy the fresh air.

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CodeIgniter Handbook - Vol. 2 API Design

Sep/04/2012 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

The CodeIgniter Handbook, a three-volume handbook full to the brim with pragmatic, succinct, useful information from one of the web's pioneering developers. Learn about the whats & whys of writing cleaner, more concise code. Discover fascinating new techniques that allow you to remove duplication, increase your programming efficiency, and reduce those repetitive tasks. Fall in love with CodeIgniter all over again.

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The Tumblr experience

Sep/02/2012 4 min read by Marco Monteiro

As you may, or may not know I moved my blog from a self hosted wordpress to a tumblr blog. Some may disagree with that, but what the hell it’s done. And now I’m going to tell you how’s my experience with it so far.

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