Creating an application with Laravel 5.2 – Figuring out what to build into the app

This is part of a bigger tutorial on building a real world app with Laravel that has been split into a few pieces .

The table of contents:

  1. Figuring out what I am going to build ( this page right here )
  2. Setting up Laravel and Homestead ( coming soon )

As I said in the previous post, I want to build an app for an animal shelter / animal adoption center,

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Creating an application with Laravel 5.2 – Introduction

There are quite a few tutorials out there about Laravel, but most of them just try to demonstrate various concepts without using them inside an actual project. This is what I want to do different. I want to build an application with Laravel and explain what I do step by step but I will not go into explanations of classes, OOP and other PHP or JavaScript details. So if there is something you do not understand,

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Pocketed articles – August 01, 2016

The Case for Free Money – I have shared articles on this subject before, and the more I read, the more sense it makes. However I don’t think we are there yet as a civilization. Read it and let me know what you think.

Celery: why ? – I have often asked myself this very same question. But I also have never really cared all that much to find more information about it,

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Pocketed articles – July 25, 2016

Today’s recommendations are:

The End of Reflection – now tell me that you are not guilty of this yourself :

There are many moments throughout my average day that, lacking print reading material in a previous era, were once occupied by thinking or observing my surroundings: walking or waiting somewhere, riding the subway, lying in bed unable to sleep or before mustering the energy to get up.

Now,

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Pocketed Articles – June 24, 2016

Want followers? Then Here’s a Life Lesson for You: Learn How to Fucking Write – I am opening this edition with a friendly advice 🙂 Here is how the author is opening the piece:

It’s official, the content marketers have invaded Medium. Yes, we’ve already seen a bunch of self help, listicle shit here, to the point that half the community complained about it. Only just now though, am I seeing posts like “how to gain followers on Medium”.

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Pocketed Articles – June 22, 2016

This edition is made up from article I saved from Medium. Enjoy !

I’m Not Living The Dream –  this is the story of a nomad, you know, one of those guys that travels the world just because he can. Well, it seems, this is not every bit as great as people make it seem, but if you want to find out the rest, well, read the article 🙂

The Founding Father of Bling

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Pocketed Articles – June 20, 2016

Ever since Pocket started recommending articles I got really into this feature. Most of the said recommendation are awesome and I just want to let you know that I will also have some of them on my lists as well. Now back to business:

The Matt Report Podcast ( interview with Chris Lema ) – I finally got to this one. I heard it was a good episode, and after I listened to it,

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Pocketed Articles – June 17, 2016

This edition is a bit different, it’s more or less from the space of freelancing, growth hacking, copy-writing, personal and professional development and such.

Content on Content on Content – Gary Vaynerchuk is the man. One cannot help but admire his hustle and way of thinking and doing things. I found this one on medium, but it seems it is also available on his own blog. I like some of his content more than other but this is something I thought was worth sharing.

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Pocketed Articles – June 13, 2016

Walt Whitman’s advice for students – I really liked this little bit of content by Austin Kleon. I usually ignore motivational crap, like those quotes that in one way or another say ” follow your heart ” or ” do what you love “, mainly because, as I said before, it’s crap. But this Walt Whitman fellow seems to be all about ” don’t write poetry ” 🙂 and ” do the fucking work ”

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Pocketed Articles – June 10, 2016

What does modern slavery look like? – ” More than 45 million people are living in modern slavery, with Asia accounting for two thirds of the victims, a new report says “, unsettling, isn’t it ? But somehow, I have to say, I am not surprised this is still a thing. The world is still a very weird place.

How I built a profitable bootstrapped side project. – Inspiration for all the freelancers out there with an idea.

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Pocketed Articles – June 06, 2016

Robot Wars 2016: Everything you need to know – well, not exactly everything, but any info is good info in this case. I was such a fan of the original show and I believe they are right, this is a great time for a show like this, the tech is better, the materials cheaper, hell, this could end up to be a great thing 🙂 . Really looking forward to it.

My Adventures in Going Viral

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My Latest Pocketed Articles – 24.01.2016

Hey there! I will not have a big introduction today, and most likely ever on this type of posts, so here is today’s set of pocketed articles:

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