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Adding Global Custom Class with Facades in Laravel 5.8


Now and then you may want to use your own 'Custom Global Class' anywhere in your Laravel app. With this simple step by step guide we are going to add a custom class and call it in an example controller like the below example code.
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SCSS what are mixins, extends and placeholders


Initially I used LESS for most of my CSS pre-processing, but due to its lazy load structure I started using SCSS which in my opinion is a much more structured and functional compiler.
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Install Deus Ex GOG with Wineskin on Mac OS X


This is a new revised 'How to' on installing a native Mac OS X version of the retro Deus Ex 1 gog.com game of 2000 with the free Wineskin.
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14 handy startup key combinations for the Mac


All Macs using Mac OS X have several startup key combinations that affect how your computer starts up. Here is a list of 14 which affect the startup.
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Defective AMD GPU fix on Macbook Pro 2011


If you are suffering from the infamous AMD graphic card reboot issue with your later 2011 Macbook Pro laptop then I hope this fix works for you.
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Delete files starting with ._ using the terminal


When copying files from macOS to a windows formatted drive, other files with the same name but hidden starting with '._' suddenly appear. How to delete them?
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Install Font Awesome Pro in a Laravel and VueJS App


This is a little tip for showing anybody using Laravel and the built in VueJS - how to add Font Awesome Pro to your application via npm.
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How to uninstall unnecessary simulators in Xcode?


Overtime the Xcode simulator versions gets longer plus take-up more disk space, but how do you delete older version since there isn't a delete button?
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Automatically copy files to another folder with gulp


A nice easy tutorial about using 'Gulp' to setup an automated task to watch and copy files from the 'dist' folder to the 'public' folder.
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Has WordPress had its day?


I never thought I would say this... but has WordPress had its day, or does it have a long term future without a major overhaul?
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Laravel 5.6 Passport authentication Rest API


In this tutorial I am using Laravel with Passport to create an CRUD rest api tested with the Postman application.
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Create Angular 5 and Laravel 5.6 CRUD app


A tutorial showing how to create an Angular 5 and Laravel 5.6 via CRUD app from installing Node, NPM, and through to the final app.