Laravel Money Format

Need to convert a float or string into a currency format in Laravel? Here are two quick methods. Use PHP’s number_format() in your blade template. You can also add the following to your AppServiceProvider’s boot method. Good luck!

Spatie Laravel Response Cache

How do you cache efficiently in Laravel? Trying to figure out an efficient way to serve data using the least amount of resources is always a challenge to face when scaling. How much of the data to process in the front vs back end. When to cache and how to handle the scope of what … Read more

Heroku Redis Key Eviction Policy

Redis has a maxmemory-policy where it decides how to handle keys when memory limit is reached. noeviction will return errors when the memory limit is reached. allkeys-lru will remove less recently used keys first. volatile-lru will remove less recently used keys first that have an expiry set. allkeys-random will evict random keys. volatile-random will evict … Read more

Vuex Two Way Data Binding

I was having trouble understanding the work-flow and boilerplate of using Vuex state in my components. This article by Markus Oberlehner helped me understand how to bind elements to the state and how to use vuex-map-fields to simplify the process. Here’s the manual way. Read his post to find out about vuex-map-fields https://markus.oberlehner.net/blog/form-fields-two-way-data-binding-and-vuex/

Composer Memory Limit Reached

You got an error. A composer memory limit error. You go to the documentation. It tells you to search through your PHP ini files and increase the memory limit. You realize that’s going to take a while depending on what env you’re using. You’d rather just copy and paste a command in the terminal. This … Read more

Postgres Delete Duplicate Rows

This query is to delete duplicate rows on multiple selected columns for Postgres. Just plug in the table_name and columns you want to evaluate duplicates on. This query is the fastest out of several I’ve tried, evaluating and deleting 5 million duplicate rows on 8 columns in about 20 seconds.