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My current IDE theme

I am a visual person. I like it when things are not only useful but beautiful too. Sames goes for my IDE. Since I use it most of my day I want it to look amazing. Once in a while I need to change my current theme to give my eyes a fresh start. This is what my new current theme looks like. The result Let’s start …

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Written by christoph-rumpel.com - - Aggregated on Saturday October 14, 2017


Build a Telegram group bot in PHP

Working with Facebook Messengers bots is great, but there is one thing still missing: group bots! This is why we will built a little Telegram bot today and use it inside my FantasticBurger group. Preface First thing to keep in mind here is that a group chatbot can be very different from a 1:1 conversation …

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Written by christoph-rumpel.com - - Aggregated on Saturday March 4, 2017


Browser tests with Laravel Dusk

With Laravel 5.4 there will be also a new testing tool available called Dusk. Do we really need another testing tool? Yes we do! Let’s see why. The pain point So I guess we are all already at the point where we know that testing is very important. And you probably know that Laravel provides some great testing …

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Written by christoph-rumpel.com - - Aggregated on Tuesday January 17, 2017


My coding year 2016

Before the year 2016 is finally over, I want to take some time to look back. What were my goals for 2016 and did they work out? What did I learn and what are my goals for 2017? Let me take you through my coding year 2016. My coding resolutions for 2016 I wrote about 2015 too, but I forgot to write about my …

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Written by christoph-rumpel.com - - Aggregated on Saturday December 31, 2016


How I refactor to collections

Refactoring to Collections is a great book by Adam Wathan where he demonstrates, how you can avoid loops by using collections. It sounds great from the beginning, but you need to practice it, in order to be able to use it in your own projects. This is why I refactored some of my older projects. I want to share these …

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Written by christoph-rumpel.com - - Aggregated on Sunday November 27, 2016


Laravel Spark 3 and Vue components

Laravel Spark 3 is out and it is using Vue.js version 2. Time to take a look at what has changed to use .vue components. Vue.js 2 A new version of the JavaScript framework Vue.js is out and it is a complete rewrite. It comes with lots of improvements and new features and this is why there is some upgrade tasks …

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Written by christoph-rumpel.com - - Aggregated on Sunday November 20, 2016


Laravel Spark - 5.3 upgrade

Laravel 5.3 is out! It is filled with lots of new and exciting features. Of course we want to make use of them in Laravel Spark too. So what about Spark and Laravel 5.3? Can we upgrade it too? Is it free? Let's check it out. The plan A Spark installation is built on Laravel, but it is still different from a …

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Written by christoph-rumpel.com - - Aggregated on Sunday September 11, 2016


Build a PHP chatbot in 10 minutes

The chatbot topic is huge right now. Finally there is something quite new again and nobody knows what's happening next. This is the perfect time to start experimenting with chatbots and to build your own one right now. Give me 10 minutes of your time and I will give you your first chatbot! Shortcut If you just …

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Written by christoph-rumpel.com - - Aggregated on Tuesday August 9, 2016