Social Network API update

Last time I updated you guys on this, I only had a list of ideas and how it would initially pan out. I have now started the project and published the repo onto GitHub.

Laracon US – Laravel 5.3 overview

The last two days I have been keeping an eye on the Laracon US live stream shown on StreamACon and while the first day of the stream didn't go too well, the second days stream has been phenomenal (Review will be coming soon).

Using View Composers in Laravel 5.2

I have started using Laravel's View Composers which come in handy when you have a navigation bar that constantly needs certain data. For example, you have an e-commerce store and you need to poll how many items a user has in their basket on pretty much every page they move onto, or you need a login/register button when a user isn't logged in and then a profile options button when they are.