wilburpowery

wilburpowery

Web Developer at Self Employed

Member Since 3 Years Ago

Alajuela

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Level 21
102,830 XP
Feb
24
3 months ago
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Replied to PDF Generation Using PDF Template.

This package is by far the easiest way to generate a PDF in laravel. You're PDF template can be a blade view.

https://github.com/barryvdh/laravel-dompdf

It's a wrapper around dompdf.

Feb
14
3 months ago
Feb
05
3 months ago
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Awarded Best Reply on Trying To Get Property 'sitename' Of Non-object

If you're using a version of Laravel greater than 5.8 you can use the optional() helper like so:

<td>{{ optional($contact->site)->sitename }}</td>

This helper basically just checks if what you pass in is NULL and just returns null without making the application crash.

Feb
04
3 months ago
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Replied to Trying To Get Property 'sitename' Of Non-object

If you're using a version of Laravel greater than 5.8 you can use the optional() helper like so:

<td>{{ optional($contact->site)->sitename }}</td>

This helper basically just checks if what you pass in is NULL and just returns null without making the application crash.

Dec
12
5 months ago
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Replied to Laravel 6+ Tips On Securing My Website Before Going Live

Laravel itself has all the security checks in place to prevent SQL injection and other forms of attacks.

Most of your vulnerability can come from your server setup though. So if you're not 100% sure of what you're doing I can recommend you signup for Laravel Forge if it's in your budget which can setup a server for you to deploy your Laravel apps.

If you're using some kind of shared hosting to deploy it on, I really have no experience with that scenario and can't recommend any good practices for that. Maybe someone else can say something about that.

Nov
27
5 months ago
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Replied to Add Session And Cookie For Favorites

Why not just associate each favorite between a product and a user record?

Ideally to favorite any product you would need to be logged into the application.

Nov
26
5 months ago
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Replied to Laravel File Error

If you just pasted the entire error it might be easier to help you :)