This will cover receiving GitHub's WebHooks using Node, and taking action on them with a shell script.
OpCache is like APC - it caches your compiled PHP so you don't need to rebuild it on every request. PHP 5.5 comes with OpCache out of the box. I happen to have PHP 5.4 and wanted it now, so I decided to install it. Here's how.
Queues are a great way to take some task out of the user-flow and put them in the background. Here's (most of) how I set up Beanstalkd to work with Laravel 4 in a production environment.
I'm writing an eBook called **Implementing Laravel**. It will be for bridging the gap between knowing how to use Laravel and knowing how to implement Laravel using SOLID principles in practices.
Here's how to use multiple database connections within Laravel 4
How to use raw queries safely.