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1 week ago
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Replied to Deployer

I've been using it for about a year and a half to deploy my projects to the server. It is a great way to do zero downtime deployments. Especially if you don't have Laravel Forge or Laravel Envoyer. Here is how I'm using it in one of my open source projects:


If you don't want to go to the trouble of setting everything up yourself, there is a project that is using Deployer:


It basically adds an artisan command to do the deployment instead of just using the default Deployer install methods.

Alternatively you can also use Laravel Envoy (https://laravel.com/docs/6.x/envoy). It basically is the same thing, but uses a slightly different syntax for setup. But both Envoy and Deployer work the same way with release folders and a symlink from a current folder.

Here is a Envoy configuration:


3 weeks ago
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Replied to Pre-Orders With Laravel Cashier

Honestly, I would not use Laravel Cashier for one off purchases like that. Cashier is designed more for subscriptions and monthly SAAS apps like this site. I'd just use the Stripe provided libraries and just do a 1 off charge for when they pre-order. Then when they purchase the whole thing another 1 off charge with the remainder of the cost.

1 month ago
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Replied to Is It Possible To Ignore/change Composer Dependencies For A Specific 3rd Party Package?

While I've never used it myself, you can alias a package:

    "require": {
        "guzzlehttp/guzzle": "5.0.3 as 5.0.1",
        "acme/acme-service": "1.0.0"

I saw this used by Adam Wathan:


2 months ago
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Replied to Question About Required Laravel/framework Version In L6.0

Yes. Just people updating for possible future releases.

2 months ago
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Replied to How To Call Procedure In Laravel?

Have you tried a selectRaw() call instead of a normal select()?