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4 months ago
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Replied to New Laravel Media Package

Hi @jaytee

Thanks for your feedback.

We use this package at my place of work for all of our CMS applications. The reason we decided against Spatie's package and went with a "many to many" approach is because it felt awkward to manage media independently from other models in our system. In a traditional media manager you'd expect media to be uploaded first, and attached / manipulated later - and this package solves that problem. Maybe this should be better reflected in the docs?

Spatie may use image intervention, but they don't expose it's api to be used directly. They require their own manipulation library, which depends on glide, which ultimately depends on image intervention as well as a bunch of other packages.

I like the idea to create a client side library, we already have a "media manager" GUI built in Vue that we could open source if anyone would be interested in that.

4 months ago
4 months ago
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Replied to New Laravel Media Package

@TY - Thank you, I'm trying to get people to pull it down and test it out to try and find any hidden bugs before I publish version 1 :)

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Started a new Conversation New Laravel Media Package

Hi everyone,

Not sure if this is the right place to put this, but I'm coming really close to releasing V1 of a new laravel media package I've been working on...

It's a combination of spatie's media library and plank's mediable package.

It allows you to attach media to your eloquent models in a "many to many" fashion, it also lets you manipulate images before media is attached (using image intervention) which makes it the perfect engine for a front end media manager.

I'd really appreciate some feedback (maybe even a star if you like what you see!). The package can be found here: https://github.com/optixsolutions/laravel-media

Many thanks, Jack