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Jan
27
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Commented on The Create Project View

For some reason I get the following error when submitting the /projects/create page.

The page has expired due to inactivity.

Please refresh and try again.

Dec
05
2 months ago
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Replied to Building A Laravel App With TDD - Course

Yes I understand your point about keeping up to date with what is new. Nevertheless, as somebody who is coming from a Java background and is learning the syntax I presumed that I had made an error in web.php with my Route definitions when in fact the syntax had been updated in Laravel 8. There is also a new installer.

Instead of new projects being created with

laravel new app-name

which will default to the latest version, it would be better to have

composer create-project laravel/laravel="5.5.*" myApp

which guarantees the version used in course creation is used.

Dec
03
2 months ago
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Started a new Conversation Building A Laravel App With TDD - Course

There have been quite a few changes to laravel since the lessons in the above titled course were created. For example in Laravel 8.x, Routes are set up differently, no longer using the [email protected] syntax.

Is there anyway of obtaining a composer file that pulls in the correct versions of Laravel and other dependencies at the time of writing this course. This would accelerate the learning and reduce the number of times one needs to go to Stacktrace and other sites to figure out why something like [email protected] is causing an error.

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Commented on Testing Request Validation

There have been quite a few changes to laravel since this lesson was created. For example in Laravel 8.x, Routes are set up differently, no longer using the [email protected] syntax.

Is there anyway of obtaining a composer file that pulls in the correct versions of Laravel and other dependencies at the time of writing this course. This would accelerate the learning and reduce the number of times one needs to go to Stacktrace and other sites to figure out why something like [email protected] is causing an error.

Nov
30
2 months ago
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Commented on Let's Begin With A Test

Thank you so much Bonzo :-)

Nov
29
3 months ago
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Commented on Let's Begin With A Test

Hi, I am just wondering whether the create() method has been deprecated in later versions of Laravel. I have used the new Laravel install which according to composer pulls down laravel 8.12 upwards.

In Lesson 2 "Let's begin with a Test" the line in web.php

App\Project::create(require['title','description']);

This no longer works. Could it have been deprecated and replaced by a factory ?

Kindness and gratitude, Paul