John Braun's blog

Handle incoming mail in Laravel

Introduction

Sending e-mails with laravel couldn't be simpler using the Mail facade, but what if you want to act on incoming e-mails instead?

For example, if you want to build a helpdesk system, where users can respond to their tickets directly via e-mail. Or maybe you want to publish posts to... read more

— Published: 29 Jul 2019

WebSockets in Laravel

Getting started with WebSockets

Recently, Freek Van der Herten (from Spatie) and Marcel Pociot (from BeyondCode) have published a package called Laravel WebSockets which provides an alternative to services like Pusher.

In this post I want to explain... read more

— Published: 01 Jul 2019

Refactoring toward reusable Vue components

In this post, I want to highlight possible refactoring strategies toward resuable Vue components: renderless components vs using Provide/Inject. To illustrate these strategies, I'll use a Dragonball Z character selection component made using VueJS and Tailwind CSS. For this project I've used Laravel as a backend... read more

— Published: 28 Jun 2019