You have arrived at Reece May's spot of static text and all that jazz

I enjoy programming and building things that work. If there is a bug somewhere, I'll 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.

November 28, 2020

How to Get Paddle PayLinks from a backend API Controller in Laravel 4 min read

This is the follow up post to using a renderless component for Paddle paylinks. Sometimes you may have na application that has a few subscription options, sometimes not. If you have a few subscription options available and you are displaying them for...

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November 13, 2020

Dynamically load Cashier Paddle buttons with renderless component 7 min read

A project I have been working on has been in need of an improved billing system, with the release of the cashier-paddle package I was able to add some subscriptions to the app. Working with the package, one can see that it's relatively easy and fluent...

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July 6, 2020

Use Morph Map names to resolve Model for Laravel Gate Policies

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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