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2 weeks ago
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Replied to Can I Configure Homestead To Run Specific Version Of Laravel?

Thanks everyone for the help, I am succeeding in getting the Laravel version I want which is great. (I did have Composer globally installed on my machine) it now appears that my main issue is npm and Homestead just don't seem to get along for me. I also tried Yarn at some stage and that didn't help. I think I'll try to just develop on my machine for now and see how I get on. Cheers for the help, it makes a big difference to know there's a supportive community out there. Thanks

2 weeks ago
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Commented on Twitter Clone Setup

I followed what you were doing but after entering:

npm install tailwind css

I got:

npm WARN notsup Unsupported engine for [email protected]: wanted: {"node":">=0.8 <=9"} (current: {"node":"12.19.0","npm":"6.14.8"}) npm WARN notsup Not compatible with your version of node/npm: [email protected]

npm ERR! code ENOENT npm ERR! syscall open npm ERR! path /home/vagrant/gysthree/node_modules/amqplib/node_modules/string_decoder/package.json.235847425 npm ERR! errno -2 npm ERR! enoent ENOENT: no such file or directory, open '/home/vagrant/gysthree/node_modules/amqplib/node_modules/string_decoder/package.json.235847425' npm ERR! enoent This is related to npm not being able to find a file. npm ERR! enoent

npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in: npm ERR! /home/vagrant/.npm/_logs/2020-11-03T22_10_56_507Z-debug.log

Any idea what the issue is? Thanks

3 weeks ago
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Replied to Can I Configure Homestead To Run Specific Version Of Laravel?

Thanks so much for the response, do I run that in my code file on my laptop or do I run it in homestead on virtualbox?

I've just tried to run composer create-project forumproject laravel/laravel="6.*" in my code file on my laptop but I got an invalidArgumentException

I also got InvalidArgumentException for composer create-project forumproject/laravel="6.*"

Can you advise how I'd go about creating a specific named project. Thanks

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Started a new Conversation Can I Configure Homestead To Run Specific Version Of Laravel?

Hi, I'm struggling quite a bit with moving between different version of Laravel on different tutorials. I'm using Homestead on a virtualbox. Is there a way i can choose which version of Laravel to install/use?

My normal workflow is to create a laravel file, say forumproject, on my computer, then update my yaml file to point to forumproject. I then navigate to my homestead folder, vagrant up and vagrant ssh and then cd into the forumproject there.

Could someone tell me if I want to develop in say Laravel 6 for the forum project how would I do that? Like do I change the version of laravel on my ubuntu machine or do I change it in Homestead, or do I need to change it in both?

Any help would be brilliant, Thanks

1 month ago
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Commented on How It Works

Hey I'm using

  • Homestead v10.13.3, v11.2.4
  • Settler v9.6.1 (Ubuntu 18.04)
  • Settler v10.1.1 (Ubuntu 20.04) I followed the screencast along to 4.01 and then did php artisan serve and clicked on but I got taken to the standard Larvel homepage instead of the Counter Component. I then exited vagrant, ran vagrant provision, ssh'd in and went to my livewiretest file and ran php artisan serve again. It was still the laravel homepage. Any advice on what I'm doing wrong would be great. Thanks
1 month ago
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Replied to Updating The Courses

I'd be grateful if you can you advise how I learn to use the version of the course? I've Homestead set up, can I tell it which versions of Laravel, tailwind etc. to use?

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Replied to Updating The Courses

OK, I get that they can't update all the lessons but even if there was a section at the top of each episode discussion where members could post screenshots of their code for that episode, that cooresponds to the latest version of laravel that would help a lot. I see people sometimes post a link to github with the course completed in the latest version of laravel but I just want help getting through a particular episode while still having the learning of doing most of the course myself.

People often post snippets of their code in response to questions in the discussion but they are generally incomplete and only addressing the specific question so you've to dig through all of them and often don't find what you are looking for. If there was a place to pin the code for each episode in the latest version of Laravel I bet members would do that and even if there were some episodes without it, learners like me would get a lot further a lot faster.

1 month ago
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Started a new Conversation Updating The Courses

I love Laracasts and but I'm finding it frustrating how dated the courses become as Laravel versions change. For instance I just spent 6 hours completing episode 1 of Building a forum in Laravel. It was interesting researching how to use Laravel 8 to complete episode 1 but there are 101 episodes left and I'm dreading how long it will take me to finish the course, Laravel 9 will probably be out before I finish!

Would it be possible at least for the more popular courses to have text based updates in the "about this episode" section with instructions on how to complete the episode for the latest version of Laravel?

Not putting in place some sort of a work around just seems like a waste of great content. I really want the functionality of a forum and project management, on a project I'm working on, but both those courses are dated now and very time consuming to follow.

I know for experienced professionals this is probably a non-issue but it would be great if you could help out the well meaning hobbyists with some kind of a workaround.

3 months ago
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Commented on Grid Spacing And Card Tweaks

I don't have an app.scss file, so I tried to enter .button { @apply .bg-blue-500; } in the app.css file but that hasn't had any effect. Any idea how you solve this with the most recent Laravel and Tailwind versions?

4 months ago
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Commented on Make The Timeline Dynamic

Thanks for this, it saved me time and frustration as VS Code did not do that for me.