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4 weeks ago
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Replied to Fill PDF Template

@LucKa, did you find a solution for this? I had been using the Laravel package mikehaertl/php-pdftk to do this, but it stopped working when I upgraded to Laravel 6 and I couldn't find out why. It uses PDFtk on the backend. So I'm looking for an alternative way to fill out PDF forms with a data array from my app.

1 month ago
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Replied to Current User In Middleware

You can also add the class to the top of your middleware

use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Auth;

Then you have access to the Auth middleware functions.

2 months ago
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Started a new Conversation General Guidline For Upgrading Laravel Package Versions - Do Laravel And Illuminate Versions Coincide?

So, I'm going through the process of upgrading my Laravel 5.5 app to 7, going methodically step-by-step, version-by-incremental version. In doing so It's not clear, not can I clearly tell from days of reading and researching, how to definitively determine the correct version of a package for a particular version of Laravel. It seems you have to troll through the Github readme narrative to look for clues. I've since found one package I use where the readme wasn't updated and the version that was documented as working with L5.5 did not - a frustrating experience trying to troubleshoot that one.

So, in looking at the Packagist website, it has nice clear dependencies' lists per package version. I notice that the versions of illuminate seem to correspond to Laravel versions so, my question is, are they synonymous? If a package says it needs illuminate/filesystem: 5.8.|^6|^7, can I take that to mean the package is compatible with Laravel version 5.8., and 6 and any 7 ?

3 months ago
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Replied to Force Forge To Reload ENV?

Well, to solve my problem I used artisan to clear the config cache with artisan config:clear. I had been using cache:clear which didn't effect the config cache/file.

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Replied to Have Multiple Users To One Account

@afoster009 Did you ever solve this? I'm in the same boat at the moment, with a working user system that I need to add the ability to invite others to register and allow that invitee access to their account content. What did you end up doing?

3 months ago
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Replied to Force Forge To Reload ENV?

Did you ever get a reply to this question? I have the same issue.