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I enjoy programming and building things that work. If there is a bug somewhere I find how to fix it.

This website is a central place for any articles tutorials or tips I share. I will also share the occasional riddle or two.


July 6, 2020

Use Morph Map names to resolve Model for Laravel Gate Policies 4 min read

When using the Blade directives in Laravel for authorizing resources and actions such as the @can and @cannot you have to place the classes full path into the function, eg @can(\App\User::class) or @can('App\User').

I had a cunning plan to extend the way the Gate class resolves the models in the same way as it does with Policy classes.

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July 3, 2020

Hello There

The classic first post on the new website story.

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December 21, 2019

Custom Token Authentication for Laravel

Integrate with the default Laravel Auth system for API requests. And log the requests that come through, whether successful or not.

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