I mainly work on Laravel as my PHP framework, so this is a central category of projects that relate to the Laravel PHP framework with tips and also projects.

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.

4 min read →

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.

14 min read →

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