This article describes a TDD (Test Driven Development) approach to implement a Finite State Machine (FSM) using PHP+Laravel. However, such method is general and could be used in the programming language of your choice.
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
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 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
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
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.
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.