PHP/Laravel Library for Tado API
I released on GitHub a PHP library for querying and editing data on the Tado Thermostat System. It is integrated in Laravel 5.x for quick setup in this excellent framework.
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.
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.
More than once I needed to render a laravel view as a downlodable file. This task could be easily accomplished