Database-oriented Strategy configuration

This article describes a way of implementing Strategy design pattern using a database-based runtime configuration. The approach allows to dynamically (re)configure class behavior without requiring code-based rearrangements.

Refactor long methods to method classes

Classes with a lot of lines of code are generally bad. Too many responsibilities, low cohesion, or both. However, sometimes it is not possible to make functions smaller. Reasons could be various. What can be done in this circumstance?

Refactor data checking to cleaner implementation

Very often you find yourself in situations where you need to make your data pass some kind of checks or filters before doing something with them. This post shows how to make a first attempt approach better and cleaner

Create LazyCollection from API resource

Laravel 6 introduced the LazyCollection, a different kind of collection which exploits php generators to save memory usage. While data fetching from database is natively managed by eloquent, Web API-based data fetching is not provided. This article describes how to use a paginated api endpoint to fetch data to a LazyCollection instance.

Laravel Visitor

LaravelVisitor is a Visitor Design Pattern implementation for Laravel. It allows to easily execute processing of collections of arbitrary elements, without requiring to use repeated conditionals, thus improving code abstraction.

Design patterns in PHP: Strategy

This tutorial describes a TDD approach to refactor code to Strategy pattern. Starting from working code and some test, refactoring steps are applied to obtain cleaner code

Design patterns in PHP: Replace Constructors with Creation Methods

This tutorial describes a TDD approach to refactor code to Replace Constructors with Creation Methods pattern. Starting from working code and some test, refactoring steps are applied to obtain cleaner code

Load dynamic Vue components based on a prop string

Learn how to use a dynamic component by passing its name through a string prop.

Vue component for Typing effect

A package for a vue plugin for rendering text-typing animation