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3 days ago
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Started a new Conversation WSL 2.0 Due - Windows 10 Tooling Change?

With the general release of Windows 10 WSL 2.0 (Windows Subsystem for Linux) due any day, I was wondering whether any Windows users plan to move over to MS Visual Code from PHP Storm once this release is stable?

I haven't played with WSL 1.0, but the current press releases concerning WSL 2.0 make it sound fantastic news for us Windows 10 users in terms of being able to execute Linux programs with an integral Linux Kernel baked into the Windows operating system.

From what I can gather, the Jetbrains indexing system is not yet geared up to point to a VHD (virtual hard disk) which I understand WSL 2.0 utilises. It seems the MS visual Code app does support this.

Not sure where this will ultimately end up, but I thought it was pretty exciting news. :)

6 days ago
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Commented on File Storage And Custom Avatars

For some reason, the $value parameter never gets populated on my getAvatarAttribute method. I assume this should get injected automatically when the mutator is accessed?

As a result, when this bit evaluates - NULL is returned:

return asset( $value )

update I think this is due to me running Windows 10 with Homestead. Even though I managed to create the symlink in the Linux box, Windows can't see it.

I updated the method as someone suggested above to this which works: return asset('storage/' . $value);

Not sure if that would be a security risk on a production box. Presumably all links to point to a folder off the /public folder and not elsewhere ?

1 week ago
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Commented on Build A Following

I paused the video on the pivot table migration script section wondering if someone had the live template snippet code; sure enough, a quick scroll down to the comments section ... :) Thanks again.

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Replied to About Links On PHPStorm

Have you installed the Laravel Plugin? I had the same issue until I installed this. You also have to 'enable' the plugin on a project by project basis once its installed in the list of plugins. (I've not worked out a way to globally switch this on across all projects)

2 weeks ago
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Commented on Roles And Abilities

This is exactly the same error I am getting with Tinkerwell. I'm running Windows 10 with Homestead. I can point Tinkerwell to the vagrant SSH box - no issues there. Well, it doesn't complain anyway.

I set the home directory in Tinkerwell to the app I am working on i,e /home/vagrant/Code/laravelauth

Warning: chdir(): No such file or directory (errno 2) in phar:///tmp/tinker_compressed.phar/index.php on line 46 PHP Parse error: Syntax error, unexpected T_STRING, expecting T_VARIABLE or '{' or '$' on line 1