Installing MailCatcher support in Laravel Homestead

Mailcatcher is an awesome tool for capturing emails generated and sent from your application. I’m an avid Laravel fan and recently Laravel released Homestead, Homestead is a pre-configured vagrant box for developing Laravel applications. Previously I had been using Vaprobash for each of my Laravel applications of which had MailCatcher support out of the box … 

 

Configuring NetBeans for PSR-1 and PSR-2 coding guidelines.

Update: I’ve recently (as of February 2015) created a ‘Netbeans Module’ that you can import into Netbeans to automatically set the correct settings (instead of having to manually following this guide, see: https://github.com/allebb/netbeans-psr-formatting Recently I’ve been looking into the PHP-FIG PSR standards and in an attempt to standardise my coding styles to a widely used standard, the PSR standards look like … 

 

Using Composer in your own PHP projects with your own Git packages/libraries

Composer is fast becoming the defacto standard for managing packages and dependencies in PHP applications. Composer is like Bundler, a dependency manager for Ruby on Rails! In this post I’ll be showing you how you can configure your own application to use Composer’s features and how  to automatically install and update your own packages from GitHub. In … 

 

Enable auto-completion for CodeIgniter development in NetBeans 7.2

I thought I’d share up this very useful script that I found today, I guess that as you’re viewing this page you want to enable the lovely code auto-completeion features that NetBeans supports and as by default you’ve found that NetBeans doesn’t support this for CodeIgnitor. So here’s the fix:- Download netbeans_autocomplete_codeigniter file (Contains mainly PHP …