New site coming soon

  • 17 Nov, 2014

Working as much as possible on getting my "proper" blog up and running. Trying a few different things like using some strange blogging platforms. That being said, I imagine I'll just stick to Wordpress, ignoring its faults.

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Update: Laravel and Repositories

Was going to post an introduction and tutorial for Laravel repositories today, but I had 2 flat tires this morning. Spent most of the day waiting for the RAC so I haven't had time to anything. I'll post it tomorrow at some point.

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Repositories and Laravel

A few weeks ago, I stumbled into repositories as a way to test with PHPUnit. The idea is amazing - easily mock your database just by changing an App::bind to something else in your tests. It has been a few days since I started trying to use repositories. So far, I have made little progress. There isn't anywhere where there (mouthful) are concrete tutorials or a solid base to copy. So I'm going to have to keep digging. Think I'll write a tutorial once I've spent hours trawling through code and searching Google, to help other people in a similar situation.

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