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How to use FFmpeg in your Laravel projects

Written by Pascal Baljet Media - Blog - Published on Pascal Baljet Media - Blog
Aggregated on Tuesday August 22, 2017 - Permalink

After some issues that got opened on GitHub I decided to write a blogpost on the Laravel FFmpeg package we created. We use this package ourselves in three different production environments. The example below is not taken from one of these projects but the goal is to give you a sense of what you could do with this package. Of course this example is just one way of doing it. Feel free to adopt if …

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Read the full changelog of the upcoming Laravel 5.5 LTS release

Written by Pascal Baljet Media - Blog - Published on Pascal Baljet Media - Blog
Aggregated on Sunday August 20, 2017 - Permalink

The next version of Laravel, which is a LTS release, will be released during and shortly after Laracon EU 2017 . Laravel News has published some great articles of changes and new features in the framework. These are some of my personal favourites: Auto-registering of new console commands Carbon is now Macroable Collection dd() and dump() methods Custom validator rules …

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Convert accented characters with a Laravel helper function

Written by Pascal Baljet Media - Blog - Published on Pascal Baljet Media - Blog
Aggregated on Thursday April 27, 2017 - Permalink

Besides the famous Collection class that Laravel provides it also has a Str class that has lots of great functions to work with strings. Some of these functions are available through helper functions and others you have to find in the API documentation . Last week we were working with a third party API that doesn't support accented characters as input values. I knew back in the CodeIgnit…

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macOS authentication agent asking for a passphrase, does it forget your public/private key?

Written by Pascal Baljet Media - Blog - Published on Pascal Baljet Media - Blog
Aggregated on Saturday December 10, 2016 - Permalink

Every once in a while when I try to access a git repository, I need to enter a passphrase for my public/private key. Without having modified once of the keys, somehow the macOS authentication agent seems to forget the keys. $ git pull Enter passphrase for key '/Users/pascalbaljet/.ssh/id_rsa': Of course you could regenerate your keys and update them across all your servers and services …

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Hyper: a cross-platform terminal built on JS/HTML/CSS

Written by Pascal Baljet Media - Blog - Published on Pascal Baljet Media - Blog
Aggregated on Tuesday December 13, 2016 - Permalink

Recently a team of nearly 100 developers released version 1.0 of Hyper, an open-source terminal based on web technologies that runs on Linux, macOS and Windows. The development team focused on speed and extensibility. It can easily be styled with themes and extensions are universal Node.js modules which can interact with an API. Installing the application on macOS is easy if you use Homebrew …

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macOS Sierra doesn't automatically mount a network drive, keeps asking for credentials

Written by Pascal Baljet Media - Blog - Published on Pascal Baljet Media - Blog
Aggregated on Wednesday December 14, 2016 - Permalink

At the office we're using an Ubuntu server for filesharing amongst other things. After upgrading to macOS Sierra 10.12, the Finder app keeps asking for credentials when you try to connect to a network share: With the latest 10.12.2 update, Apple fixed this with a preference you can set. According to Apple , this behavior can be adjusted using the Terminal: To disable: sudo defaults write …

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