When working with Laravel, we have multiple ways of implementing real time messages / event broadcasting to our application, thanks to the Redis or Pusher integration in the framework.
Here's a quick tipp, if you happen to use the Laravel Baum package and you have large nested structures. In my case, we have a hierarchy of over 1000 entries that we need to display as a JSON / Array structure. The whole API call used to take nearly 7 seconds - so I began some detective work and…
Testing a Laravel application really is an easy task - the "Integrated" package from Jeffrey Way, that later got merged into the core framework is fantastic and helps you with the otherwise cumbersome task of testing and interacting with your application. But still - are you actually using tests?
If you're building a product, for example a SaaS as a side project, you might come to a point where you need more than the basic Authentication handling from Laravel.