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Replied to Database

Yes. of course. But you'll have the overhead of encryption and decryption every time you store or retrieve data.

If you're storing sensitive data about something then it might even be a legal requirement. But in other cases, do you really need that overhead?

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Replied to Database

That depends on what data you're storing.

Oct
03
2 weeks ago
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Replied to Store Business Hours Of A Company

Do you really need to store them in a database?

Sep
20
1 month ago
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Replied to Getting A Record Where There Is Only One

Yes, otherwise it'll return a collection with just one item in it.

Sep
19
1 month ago
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Replied to Lookups/ENUMS

I've used that package before and it's very good. But I've also just created classes that are effectively just dictionaries of consts and their values. Either is a good solution. depending on how sophisticated you need to be.

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Replied to Support For Indian Debit Cards

Not sure that's a Laravel issue. More of a payment provider thing.

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Replied to Routes

Try putting the route above the "any" route. Routes get parsed top to bottom.

Sep
13
1 month ago
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Replied to Sending Email Notifications - Use Events Or Jobs?

I'd do the checks as early as possible. There's no point in firing off things that don't need to be fired, even if they're not going to do anything because of a condition.

Sep
12
1 month ago
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Replied to Should Eloquent Be In My Controller Or Model

Don't worry about how many files you're creating. If your app is likely to grow and become more sophisticated over time, you'll be thankful that you took a more organised approach.

Repositories are great!

Sep
11
1 month ago
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Replied to HOw Where To Include Robot.txt File

For a standard Laravel app, in the public folder.

Sep
05
1 month ago
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Replied to Custom Route Model Binding, Good Or Bad?

It sounds you like you need some middleware to control who can edit what.

This looks like a pretty common use case though so there might be something out there already.

Jul
31
2 months ago
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Replied to Is It Possible To Have Just The One Log File?

Go to config/logging.php and change the default to "single".

Beware though, the file could get VERY VERY large VERY quickly.