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.
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.
In the previous article TDD IMPLEMENTATION OF FINITE STATE MACHINE (FSM) WITH LARAVEL I discussed a basic approach for implement a Finite State Machine (FSM) on a Laravel model. In this article I will further discuss the topic by applying a more engineered approach. It involves the usage of the State pattern
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?