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1 month ago
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Replied to Mockery_1_Illuminate_Console_OutputStyle::askQuestion(), But No Expectations Were Specified

Oddly I just had this in a client's external project, I've not dug into any further than the fix came from altering the following in the config/app.php file. It was set as production when the error was occuring.

    | Application Environment
    | This value determines the "environment" your application is currently
    | running in. This may determine how you prefer to configure various
    | services your application utilizes. Set this in your ".env" file.

    'env' => 'local',
1 month ago
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Replied to Field Level Access Control

I think this is best handled without a package, it'll cause code bloat if you reach for a package for each small feature.

Prerequisites: You should have a Role-based permissions package or code in place for something like this suggestion to work.

My suggestion is to use a getter for the attributes of the model you wish to protect. This can be done directly in the base class model and if it's an API you are developing you could use HTTP responses.

Spatie roles as an example, this is a super quick sudo code, you do something like this

class user {

 public function getEmailAttribute()
        return $this->email


You could also utilise https://laravel.com/docs/6.x/eloquent-serialization whereby you completely hide and make visible the data in arrays.

class User extends Model
     * The attributes that should be visible in arrays.
     * @var array
    protected $visible = ['first_name', 'last_name'];

Loads of options there at your finger tips!

5 months ago
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Replied to Auth() Helper Is Not Working On Middleware


I'm not so sure you can access the facade directly within this middleware class, there is a reason $request was passed to the handle, you need to directly access the auth user from the $request. Stole a quick snippet that works,

     * Handle an incoming request.
     * @param  \Illuminate\Http\Request  $request
     * @param  \Closure  $next
     * @return mixed
    public function handle($request, Closure $next)
        if ($request->user()->hasRole('administrator')  || $request->user()->hasRole('development') ) {
            return $next($request);
        return redirect(route('home'));